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It would be hard for Nintendo to top software sales in January, especially when a new game is featured in The New Yorker, but the NPD’s February sales survey at least showed a rebound. equipment.
All data is based on dollar sales from January 30 to February 26, unless otherwise stated. Digital sales are not included for Nintendo’s first party, but may be for third parties.
When it comes to hardware, the Switch was the top seller by dollars and units sold during the month. Although no numbers were provided, the NPD confirmed that the Switch has sold enough to be the best-selling platform so far in 2022 by units (with PS5 still leading the way in dollars) .
Software saw Pokemon Legends Arceus, which debuted at No. 1 with two days on sale in January, slip to third behind Bandai Namco/From Software’s Elden Ring – the biggest game launch outside of Call of Duty in past twelve months – and Sony a lot – Horizon hype: Forbidden West. Other Nintendo titles in the combined top 20: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe retains 8th place after Booster Course Pass announcement, Mario Party Superstars 12th, Animal Crossing: New Horizons 13th, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate 14th, Pokemon Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl in 18th and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 20th. The third parties were represented by FIFA 22 (somehow) 9th, Minecraft 10th, the delayed physical release of Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy 16th, and NBA 2k22 17th.
The Switch’s top 10 sellers, aside from the top 20, were Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury, Ubisoft’s Just Dance 2022, and New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe.