According to the latest game news and the latest report released by the NPD, the hardware and software sales figures for December in the United States show that Call of Duty: Vanguard and the Nintendo Switch console experienced significant sales. Of course, the report shows a $ 7.5 billion drop in the overall spending of the American people on video games over the same period last year.
Hardware sales are down $ 3 billion, down 3 percent from December last year. Nintendo became the best-selling hardware hardware of the month in December in the United States, selling the largest possible number of Nintendo Switch consoles; Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 5 sales in the United States in December were almost identical in terms of trading profit and dollar sales.
The NPD report on the software sector shows the growth of sales of game-based subscriptions (game subscriptions for PC, consoles and mobile phones) and in-app purchases. While Americans spent about $ 5.6 billion buying video game content in 2021, the NPD report points to a drop in game sales since December 2020. Call of Duty: Vanguard was the best-selling game of December 2021 in the United States. In second place is Hilo Infiniti, which holds the record for sales on the Xbox and PC platforms, providing excellent business performance for 343 Industries and Microsoft.
According to NPD statistics, mobile platform followers in the United States in December 2021 spent over $ 2 billion on the App Store and Google Play to buy mobile games. This is the tenth consecutive month that such an amount is spent on mobile games in the mentioned stores.
The NPD report on accessories sales, showing $ 493 million, reports a 9% drop in sales of these accessories in 2021 compared to the statistics recorded in 2020. The Xbox Elite Series 2 controllers were named the best-selling lunar accessories in the United States in December 2021.