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Cal battling droidekas in Star Wars Jedi: Survivor, a game that has done pretty well according to the April 2023 Circana sales data

Star Wars Jedi: Survivor Tops Circana April 2023 Sales Data

It's time for another look at the monthly state of the gaming industry, courtesy of Circana (formerly the NPD Group). April, as you might expect, was a busy month for Star Wars Jedi: Survivor, and…

May 17, 2023 | 10:04 EDT

Link standing before an altar and framed by light in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

The Legend Of Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom Sales Hit 10 Million In Just 3 Days

Have you picked up The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom yet? If you have, then you're far from alone. Nintendo has confirmed that the latest entry in the long-running Zelda series managed to…

May 17, 2023 | 09:28 EDT

The player riding a lizard and chasing a butterfly in Smalland: Survive the Wilds

Indie Survival Game Smalland: Survive The Wild Hits 200k Sales

Merge Games has announced that Smalland: Survive the Wilds, its diminutive survival-craft-'em-up, has sold 200,000 copies since launching back in March. As you might expect with sales as encouraging…

May 17, 2023 | 08:27 EDT

Link facing off against a construct in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

The Legend Of Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom Dominates UK Sales Chart

On Friday, a little-known indie game called The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom was released. Somehow, this tiny project has managed to dominate the UK's sales charts for the week ending May…

May 15, 2023 | 08:56 EDT

Artwork depicting various Dragon Ball characters in both Dragon Ball FighterZ and Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 And Dragon Ball FighterZ Shipments Top 10 Million Each

Bandai Namco has revealed that shipments for Dragon Ball FighterZ and Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2, two of the flagship titles in the Dragon Ball series, have topped 10 million each. Those are some pretty…

May 10, 2023 | 05:54 EDT

Dark-looking elven figures and a rather magnificent horse in Age of Wonders 4

Age Of Wonders 4 Sales Hit 250k In Just Four Days

Age of Wonders 4 sales managed to reach 250,000 in just four days, according to new data revealed by publisher Paradox Interactive. This figure makes the fourth major installment in the Age of…

May 9, 2023 | 09:30 EDT

A banner that announces Horizon franchise sales, including Horizon Forbidden West sales, hitting 32.7 million

Horizon Forbidden West Sales Stand At 8.4 Million, More Horizon Games Coming

Guerrilla Games has revealed that Horizon Forbidden West sales have topped 8.4 million around the world, and that the franchise as a whole has managed to sell 32.7 million units. The studio also says…

May 9, 2023 | 08:53 EDT

Students soaring through the air on the backs of Hippogriffs in Hogwarts Legacy, which topped the UK sales charts this week

Hogwarts Legacy Tops UK Sales Charts Once Again After Last-Gen Launch

Hogwarts Legacy has made a triumphant return to the top of the UK sales charts this week owing to its recent release on last-gen consoles. The wizarding RPG has beaten games like Star Wars Jedi:…

May 8, 2023 | 10:47 EDT

Ghostwire Tokyo

Ghostwire Tokyo Achieves 4 Million Players

Today Bethesda and Tango Gameworks announced that Ghostwire: Tokyo reached a new player milestone According to the announcement made on social media, over 4 million players have played the game so…

May 5, 2023 | 11:02 EDT

A student examining a wand as a wand seller looks on in Hogwarts Legacy

Hogwarts Legacy Sales Reach 15 Million As PS4 And Xbox One Versions Launch

New Hogwarts Legacy sales figures have been announced, and even for a game that was pretty much guaranteed to be successful, they're pretty astounding. The game has managed to sell more than 15…

May 5, 2023 | 10:48 EDT

The player clashing with a Yellow Turban bandit in Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty

Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty Sales Top 1 Million, Player Count Soars

Team Ninja and Koei Tecmo have announced that Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty has crossed the million sales mark. The Soulslike, which is set in ancient China, has also managed to reach a pretty impressive…

April 28, 2023 | 03:35 EDT

Ryza looking up in astonishment at a floating key in Atelier Ryza 3: Alchemist of the End and the Secret Key

Atelier Ryza 3 Crosses 300k Sales To Become The Fastest-Selling Secret Game

Koei Tecmo has revealed another big sales milestone for Atelier Ryza 3: Alchemist of the End and the Secret Key, the latest in the Secret sub-series of Atelier JRPGs. The game has now crossed 300,000…

April 27, 2023 | 08:00 EDT

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NieR Automata Has Sold Over 7.5 Million Copies

Today Square Enix announced that the popular JRPG NieR: Automata has passed another sales milestone.  According to the announcement made on Twitter, the game has passed 7.5 million in sales,…

April 23, 2023 | 06:49 EDT

Crazy villagers advancing on the camera in the Resident Evil 4 remake, which has dominated Circana (NPD) sales data for March 2023

March 2023 Circana (NPD) Data Shows Resident Evil 4 Remake Rules The Roost

Circana, which you may know better as the NPD Group, has released its gaming industry sales analysis for March 2023. Given that it's the biggest release of the month, it's probably no surprise that …

April 19, 2023 | 09:39 EDT

Angry villagers advancing towards the camera and armed with weapons in the Resident Evil 4 remake

Resident Evil 4 Remake Sales Top 4 Million, Mercenaries Mode Now Available

Capcom has announced that the Resident Evil 4 remake has hit another major sales milestone. The game, which launched just a couple of weeks ago on March 24th, has crossed 4 million sales, and the…

April 7, 2023 | 09:00 EDT


PS5 & Hogwarts Legacy Dominate Circana (NPD) Sales Stats for February 2023

Today Circana (formerly known as NPD before the merger with IRI) shared its sales statistics for the month of February 2023 via executive director and video game industry analyst Mat Piscatella.  We…

March 29, 2023 | 10:50 EDT

Leon standing outside a ramshackle run-down shack in the Resident Evil 4 remake

Resident Evil 4 Remake Sales Hit 3 Million In Just 2 Days

What're ye buyin'? The Resident Evil 4 remake, apparently, if Capcom's recently-revealed sales figures are anything to go by. The Japanese gaming giant has announced that sales for the game have…

March 29, 2023 | 05:34 EDT

Ryza and Fi in Atelier Ryza 2

First Two Atelier Ryza Games Ship 1.6 Million Copies Worldwide

Koei Tecmo has revealed that between them, Atelier Ryza and its sequel have shipped over 1.5 million copies worldwide. With a third installment on the way, those sales figures are likely to be…

March 17, 2023 | 09:40 EDT

Hogwarts Legacy

Hogwarts Legacy Sold Over 12 Million Units in 2 Weeks; Biggest Launch Ever for Warner Bros. Games

Today Warner Bros. Games reached out with a press release to share some data about the predictable commercial success of the Wizarding World game Hogwarts Legacy.  According to the announcement,…

February 23, 2023 | 04:01 EST

The player riding Torrent and facing off against a dragon in Elden Ring

Elden Ring Sales Grow To 20 Million Tarnished

Bandai Namco has announced that Elden Ring sales have galloped across yet another major milestone. Many millions of Tarnished have now taken up the reins of Torrent and wandered into the Lands…

February 22, 2023 | 02:56 EST

Lily crowning her favorite knight in promotional artwork for Ender Lilies: Quietus of the Knights

Indie Metroidvania Ender Lilies Passes One Million Sales Mark

Ender Lilies: Quietus of the Knights has reached a million sales, which is a pretty darn impressive number for an indie Metroidvania platformer. If the game's official Twitter account is to be…

February 6, 2023 | 09:04 EST

Cody and May riding on frogs in It Takes Two

It Takes Two Sales Stride Across 10 Million Barrier

Hazelight has announced that its co-op adventure platformer It Takes Two has crossed the 10 million sales barrier. Given that the game isn't playable solo, it's also likely that lots more players…

February 3, 2023 | 08:46 EST

Four hunters celebrating in Monster Hunter Rise

Monster Hunter Rise Hunts Down 12 Million Sales

Capcom has revealed that Monster Hunter Rise, the latest installment in the long-running Monster Hunter series, has crossed another big sales milestone. The game has managed to sell 12 million units…

February 3, 2023 | 03:37 EST

God of War Ragnarok

God of War Ragnarok Sold 11 Million Copies

Today Sony Santa Monica Studio announced that its latest action adventure game God of War Ragnarok has sold 11 million copies. The announcement specifically mentions that we're talking bout a sell-…

February 1, 2023 | 05:46 EST

A vampire sitting on their throne amid a gloomy castle environment in V Rising

V Rising Sales Cross The 3 Million Threshold

Stunlock Studios has announced that V Rising sales have hit yet another major milestone. The figure is particularly impressive given that the game is currently only available on PC via Steam, and it'…

January 26, 2023 | 08:41 EST

The party standing next to a demonic-looking figure in Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous

Pathfinder: Wrath Of The Righteous Sales Reach 1 Million

Owlcat Games has announced that Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous sales have crossed the million mark. That figure counts across all platforms on which the game has been released, and it also…

January 20, 2023 | 09:27 EST

Detroit Become Human header image

Detroit: Become Human Reaches 8 Million Units Sold

The developers at Quantic Dream have announced that their adventure title Detroit: Become Human has reached 8 million copies sold since their initial release in May 2018.  Detroit: Become Human was …

January 18, 2023 | 05:34 EST

Three hunters coordinating an attack on a giant monster in Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak

Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak Sales Soar Past 5 Million

Capcom has announced that Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak sales have smashed through the 5 million barrier, proving that the latest iteration of the Monster Hunter series still has plenty of life in it…

January 18, 2023 | 08:12 EST

A soldier rappelling down the side of a building in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, which topped December sales charts according to the NPD Group

Call Of Duty Tops December NPD Sales, PS5 & Switch Trade Blows In Hardware

US gaming analysis firm The NPD Group has released its figures for December 2022, and it looks like Call of Duty is continuing its stint on the software throne. The latest game in the series, Modern…

January 17, 2023 | 10:32 EST

An image showing photographs of characters from The Last of Us, as well as the text "The Last of Us: Looking Ahead to a Milestone Year"

The Last Of Us Franchise Has Sold 37 Million Copies

Hey, it turns out The Last of Us is a pretty successful franchise. Now, however, we know just how successful it is, thanks to new sales figures released by Naughty Dog. The franchise has managed to…

January 4, 2023 | 10:38 EST

An adorable dog in the middle of the mansion in Children of Morta's animal DLC Paws and Claws

Children Of Morta Raises $300k For Animals Worldwide

11 Bit Studios and Dead Mage have announced that Children of Morta's Paws and Claws DLC has raised a whopping $300,000 for charity. The DLC donates all of its proceeds to the Humane Society, so if…

December 21, 2022 | 11:46 EST

Triangle Strategy header showing some characters celebrating 1 million copies sold.

Triangle Strategy Is A Hit With Over 1M Copies Sold

It turns out that strategy games are still cool, as Triangle Strategy has sold over 1 million copies on both the Nintendo Switch and PC through physical and digital sales. Considering that it's only…

December 21, 2022 | 11:13 EST

The Roblox logo against a tiled backdrop of some of the games people have created for the platform, or game, or whatever

Roblox Had Over 56 Million Daily Players Last Month

Roblox has released its daily active user count for November, and it's pretty crazy. It turns out that over 56 million people played, or "experienced", Roblox in November alone, so statistically, the…

December 15, 2022 | 09:32 EST

Grounded Screenshot from steam of the player slashing a large purple praying mantis with a sword

Fly High On Your Zip Lines In The Holiday Grounded Update

Get out your bug-splattering Mint Mace, because Grounded has gotten another update that includes quality-of-life improvements and bug fixes. This holiday update comes with another special gift for…

December 9, 2022 | 03:01 EST

Dwarf Fortress header image, where we see several logs, trees, bushes and a home of some sort, Dwarf Fortress Sales

Dwarf Fortress Sells Over 160k Copies in Just 24 Hours

Dwarf Fortress has sold over 160k units in just 24 hours since its release, and this is not only a monumental feat for the developers but quite shocking as well. Sales were projected to hit 160k…

December 7, 2022 | 02:50 EST

A painterly scene of celebration in Victoria 3

Victoria 3 Sales Cross 500k Despite Mixed Fan Reaction

Paradox has announced that Victoria 3 sales have crossed the 500,000 mark in just over a month. This makes it one of the most successful Paradox launches of all time, despite the fact that the game…

November 30, 2022 | 11:03 EST

13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim Sales header showing off the logo and characters from the game.

13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim Sales Reach 800k Worldwide

13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim sales have reached 800,000 copies sold worldwide. This isn't anything to write home about if you're a mega-hit like Elden Ring or any AAA game, but for a quirky 2D…

November 28, 2022 | 09:50 EST

God of War Ragnarok trailer screenshot where we see Kratos and his son looking at each other in the snow

God of War Ragnarok Becomes Fastest-Selling First-Party PlayStation Game in History

We all knew God of War Ragnarok was going to be a slam-dunk success this year, but we did not anticipate it to break records. The game is now the fastest-selling first-party PlayStation game in…

November 23, 2022 | 04:42 EST

A ghostly character soaring through a majestic city in Star Ocean 6, otherwise known as Star Ocean The Divine Force

Star Ocean 6 Sales In Japanese Stores Weakest In Series

Star Ocean 6 sales have been disappointing right out of the gate in Japan, where the franchise would usually be expected to perform reasonably well. While we don't have the full picture for retail…

November 4, 2022 | 11:13 EDT

A pig toy, an MP3 player, and various other possessions on a bed and in boxes in Unpacking

Unpacking Sales Move Across The Million Mark

Unpacking sales have crossed the one million mark, according to developer Witch Beam. The studio also shared some interesting statistics about the game, including how many players flushed every…

November 4, 2022 | 09:28 EDT

A banner showing a hammer, a blueprint, a chef, and a couple of dishes as part of the PlateUp! Halloween update

PlateUp! Halloween Update Brings Creepy Cooking Content Next Week

A PlateUp! Halloween update has been announced for next week. Coinciding with the cooking roguelite hitting 500,000 sales, the update will bring new dishes, costumes, and automation methods, as well…

October 19, 2022 | 09:53 EDT

A player winding through other players with the ball in FIFA 23

FIFA 23 Scores 10 Million Players In First Week

FIFA 23 is EA's last FIFA game, and it's making its mark. The latest soccer sim from EA Sports has racked up 10.3 million players within its first week on sale, which is pretty solid going even for a…

October 12, 2022 | 12:16 EDT

The player aiming at three red slimes and a blue spiky one in a colorful landscape in Slime Rancher 2

Slime Rancher 2 Sales Cross 300k In First Week With "Zero Crunch"

Monomi Park's Nick Popovich has announced that Slime Rancher 2 sales have topped the 300k mark. The game achieved this remarkable milestone in less than a week, and what's more, Popovich says the…

September 27, 2022 | 09:08 EDT

Two happy little slimes frolicking about in Slime Rancher 2

Slime Rancher 2 Sales Hit 100k in Under 6 Hours

It looks like a lot of you have been waiting to play the Slime Rancher sequel, because Slime Rancher 2 has hit 100k sales in under six hours. According to Nick Popovich, the CEO of Monomi Park and…

September 23, 2022 | 09:57 EDT

A player jumping over another player in Madden NFL 23, with the NPD August 2022 results graph shown over the top

August 2022 NPD Results Show Gaming Bounce Back

The NPD Group August 2022 results are in, and the gaming industry is looking a little healthier than it was last month. Spending is still down year-on-year, but things seem to be returning to normal…

September 20, 2022 | 11:24 EDT

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Cyberpunk 2077 Sales Peak after Edgerunners Netflix Launch

As crazy as this article is to write nearly two years after the game's initial release, Cyberpunk 2077 sales have seemingly skyrocketed after the release of the anime adaptation via Netflix. This…

September 19, 2022 | 02:29 EDT

Disney Dreamlight Valley screenshot showing the player, Mickey, and Merlin looking at a castle.

Disney Dreamlight Valley Player Count Hits 1 Million

Apparently a lot of people want to visit the Dreamlight Valley, as the Disney Dreamlight Valley player count has already reached 1 million in just 10 days of release. That's a lot of people who have…

September 16, 2022 | 10:47 EDT

The Sundown Kid faces off against The Man in Black in the Western town of Success in the Switch remake of Live A Live

Live A Live Switch Remake Ships 500k Units Worldwide

Live A Live Switch remake sales have crossed the 500k mark, according to producer Takashi Tokita. The milestone is a pretty encouraging number if you're hoping for more obscure JRPG ephemera to be…

September 2, 2022 | 12:23 EDT