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Top 10 Selling Video Games (Retail and Digital), January 2019
|Rank||Rank Last Month||Title||Publisher|
|1||NEW||Kingdom Hearts III||Square Enix Inc (Corp)|
|2||NEW||Resident Evil 2 2019||Capcom USA|
|3||NEW||New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe*||Nintendo|
|4||3||Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII^||Activision Blizzard (Corp)|
|5||1||Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*||Nintendo|
|6||2||Red Dead Redemption II||Take 2 Interactive (Corp)|
|7||NEW||Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown||Bandai Namco Games (Corp)|
|8||5||NBA 2K19||Take 2 Interactive (Corp)|
|9||6||Mario Kart 8*||Nintendo|
|10||17||Grand Theft Auto V||Take 2 Interactive (Corp)|
* - Digital Not Included | ^ - PC Digital Not Included
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