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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)

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

Rank Rank Last Month Title Publisher
1 2 Red Dead Redemption II Take 2 Interactive (Corp)
2 1 Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII^ Activision Blizzard (Corp)
3 3 NBA 2K19 Take 2 Interactive (Corp)
4 5 Madden NFL 19^ Electronic Arts
5 NEW Super Smash Bros. Ultimate* Nintendo
6 6 Marvel's Spider-Man Sony (Corp)
7 4 Far Cry 5 Ubisoft
8 7 God of War 2018 Sony (Corp)
9 8 Monster Hunter: World Capcom USA
10 10 Assassin's Creed: Odyssey Ubisoft


* - Digital Not Included
^ - PC Digital Not Included

*** 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, December 2018

Rank Title Author Publisher Publish Date Format
1 Becoming Obama, Michelle Penguin Random House 2018-11-13 Hardcover
2 The Meltdown (Diary Of A Wimpy Kid Book 13) Kinney, Jeff Harry N. Abrams 2018-10-30 Hardcover
3 The Wonky Donkey Smith, Craig Scholastic Books 2010-05-01 Trade Paperback
4 Homebody Gaines, Joanna HarperCollins Publishers 2018-11-06 Hardcover
5 The Point of It All Krauthammer, Charles Penguin Random House 2018-12-04 Hardcover
6 Girl, Wash Your Face Hollis, Rachel HC Christian Publishing 2018-02-06 Hardcover
7 The Reckoning Grisham, John Penguin Random House 2018-10-23 Hardcover
8 Dog Man: Brawl Of The Wild Pilkey, Dav Scholastic Books 2018-12-24 Hardcover
9 Magnolia Table Gaines, Joanna Harpercollins Publishers 2018-04-24 Hardcover
10 Whose Boat Is This Boat? The Staff Of The Late Show With Stephen Simon & Schuster 2018-11-06 Hardcover

Top 10 Selling Books, Annual 2018

Rank Title Author Publisher Publish Date Format
1 Becoming Obama, Michelle Penguin Random House 2018-11-13 Hardcover
2 Magnolia Table Gaines, Joanna Harpercollins Publishers 2018-04-24 Hardcover
3 Girl, Wash Your Face Hollis, Rachel HC Christian Publishing 2018-02-06 Hardcover
4 The Meltdown (Diary Of A Wimpy Kid Book 13) Kinney, Jeff Harry N. Abrams 2018-10-30 Hardcover
5 Fire And Fury: Inside The Trump White House Wolff, Michael Macmillan 2018-01-05 Hardcover
6 The Wonky Donkey Smith, Craig Scholastic Books 2010-05-01 Trade Paperback
7 Fear: Trump In The White House Woodward, Bob Simon & Schuster 2018-09-11 Hardcover
8 Dog Man And Cat Kid Pilkey, Dav Scholastic Books 2017-12-26 Hardcover
9 You Are a Badass Sincero, Jen Hachette Book Group 2013-04-23 Trade Paperback
10 The President Is Missing Patterson, James Hachette Book Group 2018-06-04 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, January 2019

Current Rank Prior Rank Title Distributor Genre Release Date
1 New Halloween (2018) UNIVERSAL HOME ENTERTAINMENT Horror 01-15-2019
2 1 Venom (2018) SONY PICTURES HOME ENT Action/Adventure 12-18-2018
3 New Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween (2018) SONY PICTURES HOME ENT Comedy 01-15-2019
4 New Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018) DISNEY/BUENA VISTA HOME VIDEO Action/Adventure 01-29-2019
5 New First Man (2018) UNIVERSAL HOME ENTERTAINMENT Drama 01-22-2019
6 New Night School (2018) UNIVERSAL HOME ENTERTAINMENT Comedy 01-01-2019
7 5 Smallfoot (2018) WARNER HOME VIDEO Family 12-11-2018
8 New Hunter Killer (2018) LIONSGATE Action/Adventure 01-29-2019
9 6 House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018) UNIVERSAL HOME ENTERTAINMENT Family 12-18-2018
10 7 Predator (2018) TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX HOME ENT Action/Adventure 12-18-2018

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

Current Rank Prior Rank Title Distributor Genre
1 3 Avengers: Infinity War (2018) DISNEY/BUENA VISTA HOME VIDEO Action/Adventure
2 1 Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) DISNEY/BUENA VISTA HOME VIDEO Science Fiction
3 2 Black Panther (2018) DISNEY/BUENA VISTA HOME VIDEO Action/Adventure
4 7 Greatest Showman (2017) TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX HOME ENT Musicals/Performing Arts
5 6 Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) SONY PICTURES HOME ENT Action/Adventure
6 5 Coco (2017) DISNEY/BUENA VISTA HOME VIDEO Family
7 4 Thor: Ragnarok (2017) DISNEY/BUENA VISTA HOME VIDEO Action/Adventure
8 9 Deadpool 2 (2018) TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX HOME ENT Action/Adventure
9 New Incredibles 2 (2018) DISNEY/BUENA VISTA HOME VIDEO Family
10 10 Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) UNIVERSAL HOME ENTERTAINMENT Action/Adventure

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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