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June 2017 NPD Sales Results

June was a great month for the video game industry. Total video game sales were up 7% year over year, with gamers spending over $765 million in June alone. Of that number, $231 million was spent on hardware, $343 million on console games, $32 million on PC software, and $159 million on accessories. The Top 20 selling games for June (by revenue) were:



  1. Tekken 7
  2. Injustice 2
  3. Grand Theft Auto V
  4. Crash Bandicoot: N. Sane Trilogy
  5. Arms*
  6. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild*
  7. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe*
  8. Overwatch**
  9. NBA 2K17
  10. Horizon Zero Dawn
  11. Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands
  12. Call of Duty: Black Ops III
  13. MLB 17: The Show
  14. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege
  15. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
  16. Battlefield 1
  17. Minecraft
  18. The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind*
  19. FIFA 17
  20. Forza Horizon 3

*No digital sales
*No digital sales from Blizzard’s PC app


ARMS made a nice splash on the top 10 list, with only a couple of weeks on the tracking. It sold over 256,000 copies, which included both physical and digital sales. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild sold 145,000 combined and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe sold 180,000 combined.

Below are the Nintendo console-specific breakdowns:

Nintendo Switch

  1. Arms*
  2. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe*
  3. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild*
  4. Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers*
  5. 1-2 Switch*
  6. Disgaea 5 Complete*
  7. Cars 3: Driven to Win*
  8. Cave Story +*
  9. Lego City: Undercover*
  10. Just Dance 2017*

3DS and Vita

  1. Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadow of Valentia*
  2. Pokemon Sun*
  3. Pokemon Moon*
  4. Ever Oasis*
  5. Super Mario Maker*
  6. Super Smash Bros.
  7. Mario Kart 7*
  8. Mario Sports Superstars
  9. Poochy and Yoshi’s Wooly World
  10. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D


The best selling console for June was once again the PlayStation 4. In addition to the Switch still being supply-constrained, the PS4 was heavily discounted in June down to $249.99 for the gold 1TB model. This was a fantastic deal and it obviously pushed sales in a month where things typically slow down for consoles.


[Source: Venturebeat]


Craig Majaski

Craig has been covering the video game industry since 1995. His work has been published across a wide spectrum of media sites. He's currently the Editor-In-Chief of Nintendo Times and contributes to Gaming Age.

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