December 2015 Video Game Sales Results

The NPD Group has released its retail report for the month of December. While software and hardware sales were down year-over-year by 1% and 6% respectively, total industry sales were flat at $13.1 billion. PlayStation 4 was the top selling console in December and the best selling platform for the year as a whole. After 26 months, the combined cumulative sales of PS4 and Xbox One exceeds the 26 month total of the PS3 and Xbox 360 by 47%. PlayStation 4 also sold the most third-party software this year.

The top selling games of December were as follows:

1. Call of Duty: Black Ops III
2. Star Wars Battlefront
3. Fallout 4
4. Madden NFL 16
5. NBA 2K16
6. Grand Theft Auto V
7. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege
8. Minecraft
9. Minecraft: Story Mode – A Telltale Games Series
10. FIFA 16

The top selling games of 2015 were as follows:

1. Call of Duty: Black Ops III
2. Madden NFL 16
3. Fallout 4
4. Star Wars Battlefront
5. Grand Theft Auto V
6. NBA 2K16
7. Minecraft
8. FIFA 16
9. Mortal Kombat X
10. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

Note: The NPD Group does not track digital game sales, only physical game sales.

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