August 14th, 2020, 23:10 Posted By: wraggster
US games spending reached another record quarterly high for the period running from April to June, according to The NPD Group.
The data firm shared a blog post today announcing that overall consumer spending on games in the US for Q2 reached $11.6 billion, up 30% year-over-year and up 7% from Q1, where $10.9 billion in games spending marked a record Q1 as well.
Video game content made up $10.2 billion of the total, up 28% year-over-year, and was driven by sales of new physical content, digital console and PC content, mobile, and subscription spending.
Leading titles included Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Call of Duty: Warzone, Candy Crush Saga, Candy Crush Soda Saga, Final Fantasy 7: Remake, Grand Theft Auto 5, Mario Kart 8: Deluxe, Minecraft, NBA 2K20, Pokémon Go and The Last of Us: Part 2.
As of June, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare was the best-selling game of the year so far, followed by Animal Crossing: New Horizons and The Last of Us: Part 2.
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