September 2015 Video Game Sales Results
The NPD Group has released its retail report for the month of September. Both hardware sales and software sales were down year-over-year in September, by 27% and 3% respectively. Overall, total industry sales were down 9% to $1.01 billion. PlayStation 4 was the top-selling platform in September as well as No. 1 in software sales. After 23 months on the market, combined PS4 and Xbox One sales are 40% higher than the combined 23 month totals for PS3 and Xbox 360.
The top selling games of September were as follows:
1. NBA 2K16
2. Madden NFL 16
3. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
4. FIFA 16
5. Destiny: The Taken King
6. Super Mario Maker
7. Disney Infinity 3.0
8. Mad Max
9. NHL 16
Note: The NPD Group does not track digital game sales, only physical game sales.