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

Rank Rank Last Month Title Publisher
1 1 Monster Hunter: World Capcom USA
2 3 Call of Duty: WWII Activision Blizzard (Corp)
3 6 NBA 2K18 Take 2 Interactive (Corp)
4 2 Dragon Ball: Fighterz Bandai Namco Games (Corp)
5 5 Grand Theft Auto V Take 2 Interactive (Corp)
6 13 UFC 3 Electronic Arts
7 New Kingdom Come: Deliverance Deep Silver
8 9 Mario Kart 8* Nintendo
9 7 Super Mario Odyssey* Nintendo
10 14 Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege Ubisoft

Top 10 Selling Video Games (Retail and Digital), 2018 Year to Date end February

Rank Rank Last Month Title Publisher
1 1 Monster Hunter: World Capcom USA
2 2 Dragon Ball: Fighterz Bandai Namco Games (Corp)
3 3 Call of Duty: WWII Activision Blizzard (Corp)
4 5 Grand Theft Auto V Take 2 Interactive (Corp)
5 4 Playerunknown's Battlegrounds^ Microsoft (Corp)
6 6 NBA 2K18 Take 2 Interactive (Corp)
7 7 Super Mario Odyssey* Nintendo
8 9 Mario Kart 8* Nintendo
9 8 The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild* Nintendo
10 13 UFC 3 Electronic Arts

*** 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, February 2018

Rank Title Author Publisher Publish Date Format
1 FIRE AND FURY: INSIDE THE TRUMP WHITE HOUSE MICHAEL WOLFF MACMILLAN 1/1/18 Hardcover
2 12 RULES FOR LIFE: AN ANTIDOTE TO CHAOS JORDAN B. PETERSON PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE 1/1/18 Hardcover
3 A WRINKLE IN TIME MADELEINE L'ENGLE MACMILLAN 5/1/07 Trade Paperback
4 DOG MAN AND CAT KID (DOG MAN #4) DAV PILKEY SCHOLASTIC 12/1/17 Hardcover
5 THE GREAT ALONE KRISTIN HANNAH MACMILLAN 2/1/18 Hardcover
6 DARK IN DEATH: AN EVE DALLAS NOVEL (In Death, Book 46) J. D. ROBB MACMILLAN 1/1/18 Hardcover
7 WONDER R. J. PALACIO PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE 2/1/12 Hardcover
8 GREEN EGGS AND HAM DR SEUSS PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE 8/1/60 Hardcover
9 LLAMA LLAMA I LOVE YOU ANNA DEWDNEY PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE 12/1/14 Board Book
10 THE GETAWAY (DIARY OF A WIMPY KID BOOK 12) JEFF KINNEY HARRY ABRAMS 11/1/17 Hardcover

Top 10 Selling Books 2018 YTD Ending February


Rank Title Author Publisher Publish Date Format
1 FIRE AND FURY: INSIDE THE TRUMP WHITE HOUSE MICHAEL WOLFF MACMILLAN 1/1/18 Hardcover
2 DOG MAN AND CAT KID (DOG MAN #4) DAV PILKEY SCHOLASTIC 12/1/17 Hardcover
3 A WRINKLE IN TIME MADELEINE L'ENGLE MACMILLAN 5/1/07 Trade Paperback
4 12 RULES FOR LIFE: AN ANTIDOTE TO CHAOS JORDAN B. PETERSON PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE 1/1/18 Hardcover
5 THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW A. J. FINN HARPERCOLLINS 1/1/18 Hardcover
6 THE SUN AND HER FLOWERS KAUR RUPI ANDREWS & MCMEEL 10/1/17 Trade Paperback
7 WONDER R. J. PALACIO PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE 2/1/12 Hardcover
8 MILK AND HONEY RUPI KAUR ANDREWS & MCMEEL 10/1/15 Trade Paperback
9 NO MIDDLE NAME: THE COMPLETE C LEE CHILD PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE 1/1/18 MM Paperback
10 THE GETAWAY (DIARY OF A WIMPY KID BOOK 12) JEFF KINNEY HARRY ABRAMS 11/1/17 Hardcover

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, February 2018

Rank Rank Last Month Title Publisher
1 NEW Coco (2017) DISNEY/BUENA VISTA HOME VIDEO Family
2 NEW Wonder (2017) LIONSGATE Drama
3 NEW Daddy's Home 2 (2017) PARAMOUNT HOME ENTERTAINMENT Comedy
4 NEW Bad Moms Christmas (2017) UNIVERSAL HOME ENTERTAINMENT Comedy
5 NEW Murder on the Orient Express (2017) TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX HOME ENT Drama
6 NEW Only The Brave (2017) SONY PICTURES HOME ENT Drama
7 10 Tyler Perry's Boo 2: A Madea Halloween (2017) LIONSGATE Comedy
8 1 It (2017) WARNER HOME VIDEO Horror
9 NEW Star (2017) SONY PICTURES HOME ENT Family
10 NEW Batman: Gotham by Gaslight (2018) WARNER HOME VIDEO Action/Adventure

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

Overall Rank Units Aggregate Title/Property Title Distributor Genre
1 It (2017) WARNER HOME VIDEO Horror
2 Coco (2017) DISNEY/BUENA VISTA HOME VIDEO Family
3 Wonder (2017) LIONSGATE Drama
4 Blade Runner 2049 (2017) WARNER HOME VIDEO Science Fiction
5 Dunkirk (2017) WARNER HOME VIDEO Drama
6 Tyler Perry's Boo 2: A Madea Halloween (2017) LIONSGATE Comedy
7 Daddy's Home 2 (2017) PARAMOUNT HOME ENTERTAINMENT Comedy
8 Despicable Me 3 (2017) UNIVERSAL HOME ENTERTAINMENT Family
9 American Made (2017) UNIVERSAL HOME ENTERTAINMENT Action/Adventure
10 Bad Moms Christmas (2017) UNIVERSAL HOME ENTERTAINMENT Comedy

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.

Top 10 Selling Toys, February 2018

Rank Item Description Supercategory Subclass Corporate Manufacturer
1 L.O.L. Surprise! Doll Assortment Dolls Playset Dolls & Collectibles MGA Entertainment
2 L.O.L. Surprise Pet Assortment Dolls Playset Dolls & Collectibles MGA Entertainment
3 L.O.L. Surprise! Lil Sister Assortment Dolls Playset Dolls & Collectibles MGA Entertainment
4 L.O.L. Surprise! Big Surprise Ball Dolls Playset Dolls & Collectibles MGA Entertainment
5 Hot Wheels Singles 1:64 Assortment Vehicles Mini Vehicles Mattel 
6 L.O.L. Surprise Pearl Doll Assortment Dolls Playset Dolls & Collectibles MGA Entertainment
7 Hatchimals Mini Eggs CollEGGtibles 4 Pack Dolls Playset Dolls & Collectibles Spin Master 
8 Fingerlings Baby Unicorn Assortment Youth Electronics Robotic/Interact Playmates Wow Wee 
9 UNO Card Game Assortment Games/Puzzles Card Games Mattel 
10 Paw Patrol Basic Vehicle & Pup Assortment Infant/Toddler/Preschool Toys PS Vehicles Spin Master

Top 10 Selling Toys, YTD February 2018

Rank Item Description Supercategory Subclass
1 L.O.L. Surprise! Doll Assortment Dolls Playset Dolls & Collectibles
2 L.O.L. Surprise Pet Assortment Dolls Playset Dolls & Collectibles
3 L.O.L. Surprise! Lil Sister Assortment Dolls Playset Dolls & Collectibles
4 L.O.L. Surprise! Big Surprise Ball Dolls Playset Dolls & Collectibles
5 Hot Wheels Singles 1:64 Assortment Vehicles Mini Vehicles
6 Hatchimals Mini Eggs CollEGGtibles 4 Pack Dolls Playset Dolls & Collectibles
7 UNO Card Game Assortment Games/Puzzles Card Games
8 Fingerlings Baby Unicorn Assortment Youth Electronics Robotic/Interact Playmates
9 Paw Patrol Basic Vehicle & Pup Assortment Infant/Toddler/Preschool Toys PS Vehicles
10 PJ Masks Vehicle Assortment Infant/Toddler/Preschool Toys PS Vehicles

These lists from NPD Toys, ranked by dollar sales, capture all widely distributed SKUs sold in the U.S. by retailers (including e-tailers). The lists do not include items that are exclusive to specific retailers. Data is representative of retailers that participate in The NPD Group's Retail Tracking Service. NPD’s current estimate is that the Retail Tracking Service represents approximately 80 percent of the U.S. retail market for Toys.

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