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This is Halloween! Time to start gearing up for the holiday season. This could be a big month. Gears 4, Battlefield 1, Titanfall 2, and PlayStation VR all launch this month.

Hourly Rankings

Monthly Rankings

Yearly Rankings

Note: Monthly & weekly rankings are on a 3-day delay from the current calendar date. They are usually updated daily on Amazon between 4 to 5 PM Eastern time. Also, NPD's months are not perfectly matched to Amazon's months. Some items in these rankings may be marked with a typographical symbol:

*Indicates item available for pre-order for release in a later month. Does not count towards current month's sales.
†Indicates used/pre-owned hardware. Does not count towards current month's sales.


Final U.S. Monthly Hardware Rankings

PS VR launch bundle: #25
PS4 Pro: #26*
PS VR: #29
PS4 Slim Uncharted 4 bundle: #47
PS4 standalone: #57
PS4 Uncharted 4 LE bundle: #61
New 3DS XL (Galaxy): #87
XBO S 1TB Madden bundle: #91
XBO S 2TB Gears 4 LE bundle: #93
XBO S 1TB Battlefield 1 bundle: #98


Hardware Preorders Coming Into Effect This Month


PSVR Launch Bundle: #20 (March)
XBO S 2TB Gears of War 4 LE bundle: #70 (July)


U.S. Yearly Hardware Rankings

(Note: This entry will be updated at the start of each month, except during the holidays where they'll be updated on Nov. 1 and then weekly every Thursday until New Year's.)

PS4 CoD bundle: #14
XBO Gears bundle: #67
New 3DS XL: #71
XBO S 2TB: #89
XBO 500GB Name Your Game bundle: #95


Final U.S. Weekly Rankings

(Note: October is a 4-week month.)

Week 1 (Oct. 3 - Oct. 9)

PS4 Pro: #34*
XBO S 2TB Gears 4 LE bundle: #39
PS4 Uncharted 4 LE bundle: #48
PS4 standalone: #49
PS4 Slim Uncharted 4 bundle: #65
New 3DS XL (Galaxy): #73
XBO S 1TB Madden bundle: #82
XBO S 2TB: #96

Week 2 (Oct. 10 - 16)

PS VR launch bundle: #4 (↓1)
PS VR: #14 (↓1)
PS4 Pro: #30* (↑2)
PS4 Slim Uncharted 4 bundle: #45 (↑3)
PS4 standalone: #51 (↑1)
PS4 Uncharted 4 LE bundle: #60 (↑1)
New 3DS XL (Galaxy): #81 (↓2)
XBO S 1TB Battlefield 1 bundle: #88 (↑5)
XBO S 1TB Madden bundle: #93

Week 3 (Oct. 17 - 23)

PS VR: #19
PS4 Pro: #25*
PS4 Slim Uncharted 4 bundle: #51
PS4 standalone: #62
PS4 Uncharted 4 LE bundle: #67
XBO S 1TB Battlefield 1 bundle: #78
XBO S 1TB Madden bundle: #90
PS VR launch bundle: #93
XBO S 500GB Battlefield 1 bundle: #96
New 3DS XL (Lime Green): #99
New 3DS XL (Galaxy): #100

Week 4 (Oct. 24 - 30)

PS4 Pro: #21*
New 3DS XL (Lime Green): #38
PS4 Slim Uncharted 4 bundle: #40
PS4 Uncharted 4 LE bundle: #54
PS4 standalone: #68
XBO S 500GB Battlefield 1 bundle: #73
New 3DS XL (Galaxy): #87

 

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U.S. 2017 Sales Predictions (Updated July)
PS4: 5.5M ; XBO: 4.5M; Switch: 4.75M

Global 2016 Sales Predictions (Updated July)
PS4: 19M; XBO: 7M; Switch: 13M

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Finally on to the good months!

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Here's the update to the yearlies. Rank change is since Sept. 1:

PS4 CoD bundle: #14 (↑1)
XBO Gears bundle: #67 (↓5)
New 3DS XL: #71 (↓6)
XBO S 2TB: #89 (↑7)
XBO 500GB Name Your Game bundle: #95 (↓5)



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U.S. 2017 Sales Predictions (Updated July)
PS4: 5.5M ; XBO: 4.5M; Switch: 4.75M

Global 2016 Sales Predictions (Updated July)
PS4: 19M; XBO: 7M; Switch: 13M

3 hours since last update:

HARDWARE
#25 PS4 Pro (up 3)*
#40 PS4s UC4 Bundle (down 2)
#59 XB1s-2tb Gears Bundle (up 2)
#63 PS4 Fool's Edition (same)
#69 PS4 Black Ops III Bundle (up 3)
#76 XB1s-1tb Madden Bundle (down 5)
#92 N3DSXL Galaxy (up 2)
#100 XB1s-2tb (down 1)

Does not affect this month (*)

SOFTWARE (pre-orders only)
#09 3DS Pokemon Moon (same)
#10 3DS Pokemon Sun (same)
#14 XB1 Gears 4 (same)
#15 XB1 Gears 4 Ultimate (same)
#35 WiiU Paper Mario Colour Splash (down 3)
#64 PS4 World Of Final Fantasy (up 2)
#68 PS4 Dragon's Quest Builders (down 3)
#100 PSVR Rush Of Blood (new entry)

PS4: 5 SKUs, 4 in the top 100 / 2 in the top 50 / 0 in the top 20 / 0 in the top 10
XB1: 16 SKUs, 3 in the top 100 / 0 in the top 50 / 0 in the top 20 / 0 in the top 10



 

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Welcome October...finally getting towards my favourite time of the year Xmas :D

PSVR month, lots of games, and not much time to play them all.

Madword said:
Welcome October...finally getting towards my favourite time of the year Xmas :D

PSVR month, lots of games, and not much time to play them all.

Yep. I'm really looking forward to adding the PSVR and all the games ...

Oh, God.

edit: And can I ask people to not respond in the Sep thread now so we can make a clean break? Thanks in advance.



 

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Calling it now Xbox One will just edge out this month.

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FIT_Gamer said:
Calling it now Xbox One will just edge out this month.

It's the 1st! Come on now, give it just a little time lol



 

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