Xbox One Tops August 2016 Video Game Sales Results

The NPD Group has released its retail report for the month of August. While hardware sales were down year-over-year in August by 6%, software sales were up 8%. Overall, total industry sales were up 1% to $573.4 million. Physical and Steam PC sales were up 18% year-over-year. Thanks to a strong launch for the Xbox One S, Microsoft’s system was the top-selling console platform for the second month in a row.

The top selling games of August were as follows:

1. Madden NFL 17
2. No Man’s Sky
3. Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
4. Grand Theft Auto V
5. Overwatch
6. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege
7. Call of Duty: Black Ops III
8. LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens
9. Minecraft
10. Destiny: The Taken King

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