September NPD 2019 thread

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Official NPD:

The Nintendo Switch was the best-selling console in the US in September 2019, according to figures from NPD.

Overall spending on hardware dropped 22 percent year-on-year to $240 million, while spending on software dropped four percent to $732 million. Overall spending on video games fell eight percent to $1.278 billion.

NBA 2K20 was the best-selling game in the US in September and is already the best-selling game of 2019. 

Borderlands 3 debuted in second place and had the best launch in franchise history. It is also already the third best-selling game in 2019.

Gears 5 debuted in seventh place. While it might appear to be a low debut for one of the biggest franchises on the Xbox, the game was available day one on Game Pass.

Here are the top 20 best-selling games in terms of dollars:

  1. NBA 2K20
  2. Borderlands 3
  3. FIFA 20
  4. The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening*
  5. Madden NFL 20
  6. Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Breakpoint
  7. Gears 5^
  8. Code Vein
  9. NHL 20
  10. Mario Kart 8*
  11. Minecraft#
  12. Grand Theft Auto V
  13. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*
  14. Spyro Reignited Trilogy
  15. Red Dead Redemption II
  16. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege
  17. Plants vs Zombies: Battle For Neighborville
  18. Marvel’s Spider-Man
  19. Catherine
  20. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild*

*Does not include digital sales
^Does not include Steam digital sales

#Only includes digital sales for PlayStation 4 and Xbox one

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My predictions

[NSW] 543K
[PS4] 249K
[XB1] 133K

NSW 660K
PS4 240K
XO 120K

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NSW : 484K
PS4 : 284K
Xbone : 117K

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NSW- 520k
PS4- 205k
XBO- 130k

[NSW] 437K
[PS4] 195K
[XB1] 99K

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Number ONE Zelda fan in the Universe

DKCTF didn't move consoles

Prediction: No Zelda HD for Wii U, quietly moved to the succesor

Predictions for Nintendo NX and Mobile

This month should be a bloodbath for Switch and X1 be a spot on the radar, PS4 doing somewhat stable.

duduspace11 "Well, since we are estimating costs, Pokemon Red/Blue did cost Nintendo about $50m to make back in 1996"


Mr Puggsly: "Hehe, I said good profit. You said big profit. Frankly, not losing money is what I meant by good. Don't get hung up on semantics"



NSW: 575k
PS4: 230k
XBO: 115k

NSW: 540k
PS4: 260k
XBO: 140k