PlayStation 5: Monster Hunter Rise and Outriders debut at No. 2 and No. 3 respectively, with Call of Duty leading the sales chart.
The PS5 inventory issues show no signs of improvement in the coming months, much less if it continues to sell at the rate it is doing now. Specifically in the United States, according to a report by the NPD Group and its analyst Mat Piscatella, Sony’s new console is the fastest-selling in the history of the Land of the Stars and Stripes, in terms of units sold and revenue in its first five months on the market.
Hardware sales for the month of March also represent a new record, with a value of no less than $ 680 million, which is an increase of 47% compared to March 2020. This makes 2021 the month of the most fertile March in history. which surpasses 2008. , which had the previous record of $ 552 million. Piscatella compares the video game consumption figures for the past month with those of some during the period of the greatest incidence of the pandemic, where video games were, how could it be otherwise, major protagonists of the entertainment of the population around the world.
COD returns to the top
In terms of video game sales, Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War once again tops the list of best-selling software, but also highlights the fact that two new releases round out the Top 3 best-selling games of the month of March. : It’s Monster Hunter Rise and the surprising Outriders, who managed to take a remarkable third place despite being included in Xbox Game Pass.
Meanwhile, another one that continues to sell at a very good pace months later is Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, which ranks fifth above other PlayStation exclusive games like Ghost of Tsushima and The Last of Us Part II. A very commendable achievement for the Insomniac game as it is a standalone expansion and not a full game, but it is certainly one of the titles chosen by