The most popular video games on PS4 and Xbox One

The NPD Group has released its latest report detailing sales data for video games in the United States.

The report shows that spending across video game hardware, software, accessories, and game cards grew 26% compared to the same period last year. Year-to-date spending increased by 17%.

Across all platforms, the most popular video game in August 2018 was Madden NFL 19, with other high-ranking titles including Grand Theft Auto V, Monster Hunter: World, and Rainbow Six: Siege.

Nintendo hardware unit and dollar sales are at the highest year-to-date totals since 2011, although Sony’s PlayStation 4 remains the best-selling console hardware platform in both units sold and revenue.

The best-selling video games for August 2018 across popular platforms are shown below.

PlayStation 4

  1. Madden NFL 19
  2. God of War
  3. Naruto To Boruto: Shinobi Striker
  4. Grand Theft Auto V
  5. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege
  6. Horizon Zero Dawn
  7. Detroit: Become Human
  8. Far Cry 5
  9. MLB 18: The Show
  10. We Happy Few

Xbox One

  1. Madden NFL 19
  2. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege
  3. Grand Theft Auto V
  4. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
  5. Crash Bandicoot: N. Sane Trilogy
  6. Overwatch
  7. Naruto To Boruto: Shinobi Striker
  8. Far Cry 5
  9. Call of Duty: WWII
  10. Star Wars: Battlefront II

Nintendo Switch

  1. Mario Kart 8
  2. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  3. Super Mario Odyssey
  4. Monster Hunter: Generations Ultimate
  5. Mario Tennis Aces
  6. Octopath Traveler
  7. Splatoon 2
  8. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze
  9. Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker
  10. Minecraft

All Platforms

  1. Madden NFL 19
  2. Monster Hunter: World
  3. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege
  4. Grand Theft Auto V
  5. Mario Kart 8
  6. Naruto To Boruto: Shinobi Striker
  7. God of War
  8. Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
  9. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  10. Super Mario Odyssey

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