NPD Group recently released its U.S. regional sales rankings for April 2020. Final Fantasy 7: Remake became the best-selling game in the U.S. in April, while Nintendo’s Switch console became the best-selling console.
In addition, Switch hosts have sold the highest dollar sales of any host in u.S. history for the same period in U.S. history, according tomedia GamesIndustry. And for Switch’s achievement, the game Collection! The hot sale of Animal Crossing has helped.
Interestingly, sales of the Xbox One and PS4 were also good, with dollar sales up 160 percent compared with the same period last year. Total u.S. spent on gaming hardware reached $420 million in April 2020, the highest level since 2008. So far this year, host consumption has grown 30 percent year-on-year to $1.2 billion. Spending on game accessories and game cards also rose 49 percent from last year to $384 million.