YTD dollar sales of console, portable, and PC games software spending exceeded $5.8 billion, up 9% vs. a year ago.
This is the highest YTD spend achieved since 2011!
Red Dead Redemption 2
With 2 months in market, sales now exceed the lifetime sales of the previous title in the franchise by nearly 40%.
Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII
This title remains the best-selling game YTD. It’s the second-fastest selling game on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in history, trailing only 2017's Call of Duty: WWII.
YTD spending has increased 14%, reaching $3.9B.
For the first time in history, 3 console platforms achieved more than 1M units sold in a November month.
Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One each generated over 1.3M units of sales.
Accessories and game cards YTD spending grew 35% vs. year-ago, to $3.5B, an all-time high.
Source: The NPD Group/Games Total Physical Sales, November 2018