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Top 10 Selling Video Games (Retail and Digital), August 2018

Rank Rank Last Month Title Publisher
1 NEW Madden NFL 19^ Electronic Arts
2 32 Monster Hunter: World Capcom USA
3 9 Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege Ubisoft
4 2 Grand Theft Auto V Take 2 Interactive (Corp)
5 3 Mario Kart 8* Nintendo
6 NEW Naruto To Boruto: Shinobi Striker Bandai Namco Games (Corp)
7 13 God of War Sony (Corp)
8 321 Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Activision Blizzard (Corp)
9 5 The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild* Nintendo
10 7 Super Mario Odyssey* Nintendo

Top 10 Selling Video Games (Retail and Digital), YTD Ending August 2018

Rank Rank Last Month Title Publisher
1 1 Far Cry 5 Ubisoft
2 2 God of War Sony (Corp)
3 3 Monster Hunter: World Capcom USA
4 NEW Madden NFL 19^ Electronic Arts
5 5 Grand Theft Auto V Take 2 Interactive (Corp)
6 4 Call of Duty: WWII Activision Blizzard (Corp)
7 6 Dragon Ball: Fighterz Bandai Namco Games (Corp)
8 7 Mario Kart 8* Nintendo
9 8 NBA 2K18 Take 2 Interactive (Corp)
10 10 Super Mario Odyssey* Nintendo

*** No digital sales included in ranking.
^ Battle.net sales not included
NPD’s U.S. top 10 games list, ranked by dollar sales, includes full-game digital sales (from participating publishers) as well as sales for physical formats sold at retail and online across console, PC and portable platforms.

Top 10 Selling Books, August 2018

Rank Title Author Publisher Publish Date Format
1 Girl, Wash Your Face Rachel Hollis HarperCollins Christian 2/1/18 Hardcover
2 Crazy Rich Asians Kevin Kwan Penguin Random House 5/1/14 Trade Paperback
3 Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas Dav Pilkey Scholastic 8/1/18 Hardcover
4 The Russia Hoax Gregg Jarrett HarperCollins 7/1/18 Hardcover
5 Texas Ranger James Patterson Hachette Book Group 8/1/18 Hardcover
6 Origin Dan Brown Penguin Random House 7/1/18 MM Paperback
7 The President is Missing James Patterson Hachette Book Group 6/1/18 Hardcover
8 Liars, Leakers, and Liberals Jeanine Pirro Hachette Book Group 7/1/18 Hardcover
9 You Are a Badass Jen Sincero Hachette Book Group 4/1/13 Trade Paperback
10 The Hate U Give Angie Thomas HarperCollins 2/1/17 Hardcover

Top 10 Selling Books, YTD Ending August 2018

Rank Title Author Publisher Publish Date Format
1 Fire and Fury Michael Wolff Macmillan 1/1/18 Hardcover
2 Magnolia Table Joanna Gaines HarperCollins 4/1/18 Hardcover
3 The President Is Missing James Patterson, Bill Clinton Hachette Book Group 6/1/18 Hardcover
4 A Higher Loyalty James Comey Macmillan 4/1/18 Hardcover
5 A Wrinkle in Time Madeleine L'Engle Macmillan 5/1/07 Trade Paperback
6 Dog Man and Cat Kid Dav Pilkey Scholastic 12/1/17 Hardcover
7 12 Rules for Life Jordan B. Peterson Penguin Random House 1/1/18 Hardcover
8 Girl, Wash Your Face Rachel Hollis HarperCollins Christian 2/1/18 Hardcover
9 Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Presents A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo Marlon Bundo, Jill Twiss Chronicle Books 3/1/18 Hardcover
10 You Are a Badass Jen Sincero Hachette Book Group 4/1/13 Trade Paperback

This list from NPD BookScan, ranked by unit sales, is based on monthly point-of-sale data for hardcover and paperback books from approximately 16,000 retail, mass merchant and non-traditional outlets. It does not include eBook sales. BookScan is the largest point-of-sale tracking service for English-language books in the U.S., tracking approximately 85% of U.S. retail sales of physical books.

Top 10 Selling DVDs and Blu-ray Discs, August 2018

Prior Rank Current Rank Aggregate Title/Property Title Distributor Genre Release Date
N/A 1 Avengers: Infinity War (2018) DISNEY/BUENA VISTA HOME VIDEO Action/Adventure 08-14-2018
N/A 2 Deadpool 2 (2018) TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX HOME ENT Action/Adventure 08-21-2018
2 3 Ready Player One (2018) WARNER HOME VIDEO Action/Adventure 07-24-2018
N/A 4 Life of the Party (2018) WARNER HOME VIDEO Comedy 08-07-2018
N/A 5 Book Club (2018) PARAMOUNT HOME ENTERTAINMENT Comedy 08-28-2018
N/A 6 Death of Superman (2018) WARNER HOME VIDEO Action/Adventure 08-07-2018
1 7 Rampage (2018) WARNER HOME VIDEO Action/Adventure 07-17-2018
N/A 8 Breaking In (2018) UNIVERSAL HOME ENTERTAINMENT Mystery Suspense 08-07-2018
6 9 Black Panther (2018) DISNEY/BUENA VISTA HOME VIDEO Action/Adventure 05-15-2018
5 10 Greatest Showman (2017) TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX HOME ENT Musicals/Performing Arts 04-10-2018

Top 10 Selling DVDs and Blu-ray Discs, YTD Ending August 2018

Prior Rank Current Rank Aggregate Title/Property Title Distributor Genre Release Date
1 1 Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) DISNEY/BUENA VISTA HOME VIDEO Science Fiction 03-27-2018
2 2 Black Panther (2018) DISNEY/BUENA VISTA HOME VIDEO Action/Adventure 05-15-2018
3 3 Coco (2017) DISNEY/BUENA VISTA HOME VIDEO Family 02-27-2018
4 4 Thor: Ragnarok (2017) DISNEY/BUENA VISTA HOME VIDEO Action/Adventure 03-06-2018
N/A 5 Avengers: Infinity War (2018) DISNEY/BUENA VISTA HOME VIDEO Action/Adventure 08-14-2018
5 6 Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) SONY PICTURES HOME ENT Action/Adventure 03-20-2018
6 7 Greatest Showman (2017) TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX HOME ENT Musicals/Performing Arts 04-10-2018
7 8 Justice League (2017) WARNER HOME VIDEO Action/Adventure 03-13-2018
8 9 It (2017) WARNER HOME VIDEO Horror 01-09-2018
N/A 10 Deadpool 2 (2018) TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX HOME ENT Action/Adventure 08-21-2018

NPD’s U.S. VideoScan service monitors DVD and Blu-ray Sales, based on information collected directly from retailers. These top 10 overall titles are ranked by unit retail sales, as well as the previous month’s ranking when applicable.

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