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Top 10 Selling Video Games (Retail and Digital), October 2019

Rank Rank Last Month Title Publisher
1 NEW Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2019 Activision Blizzard (Corp)
2 NEW The Outer Worlds Take 2 Interactive (Corp)
3 NEW Luigi's Mansion 3* Nintendo
4 5 Madden NFL 20 Electronic Arts
5 1 NBA 2K20 Take 2 Interactive (Corp)
6 6 Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Breakpoint Ubisoft
7 NEW WWE 2K20 Take 2 Interactive (Corp)
8 3 FIFA 20 Electronic Arts
9 2 Borderlands 3 Take 2 Interactive (Corp)
10 NEW Ring Fit Adventure Nintendo
    * - Digital Not Included

Top 10 Selling Video Games (Retail and Digital), YTD Ending October 2019

Rank Rank Last Month Title Publisher
1 NEW Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2019 Activision Blizzard (Corp)
2 1 NBA 2K20 Take 2 Interactive (Corp)
3 4 Madden NFL 20 Electronic Arts
4 3 Borderlands 3 Take 2 Interactive (Corp)
5 2 Mortal Kombat 11 Warner Bros. Interactive
6 5 Kingdom Hearts III Square Enix Inc (Corp)
7 6 Tom Clancy's The Division 2 Ubisoft
8 7 Anthem Electronic Arts
9 8 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate* Nintendo
10 10 Grand Theft Auto V Take 2 Interactive (Corp)
    * - 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 - October 2019

Rank Custom Period Long Title Author Publisher Pub Date
1 THE GUARDIANS GRISHAM, JOHN RANDOM HOUSE 2019-10-15
2 HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE: THE ILLUSTRATED EDITION ROWLING, J. K. SCHOLASTIC BOOKS 2019-10-08
3 THE PIONEER WOMAN COOKS: THE NEW FRONTIER: 112 FANTASTIC FAVORITES FOR EVERYDAY EATING DRUMMOND, REE HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS 2019-10-22
4 ME: ELTON JOHN OFFICIAL AUTOBIOGRAPHY JOHN, ELTON MACMILLAN 2019-10-15
5 DOG MAN: FOR WHOM THE BALL ROLLS PILKEY, DAV SCHOLASTIC BOOKS 2019-08-13
6 BLOWOUT: CORRUPTED DEMOCRACY, ROGUE STATE RUSSIA, AND THE RICHEST, MOST DESTRUCTIVE INDUSTRY ON EARTH MADDOW, RACHEL RANDOM HOUSE 2019-10-01
7 THE 19TH CHRISTMAS PATTERSON, JAMES HACHETTE BOOK GROUP 2019-10-07
8 GUTS TELGEMEIER, RAINA SCHOLASTIC BOOKS 2019-09-17
9 CATCH AND KILL: LIES, SPIES, AND A CONSPIRACY TO PROTECT PREDATORS FARROW, RONAN HACHETTE BOOK GROUP 2019-10-15
10 WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING OWENS, DELIA PENGUIN GROUP USA 2018-08-14

Top 10 Selling Books - YTD October 2019

Rank TITLE AUTHOR PUBLISHER PUB DATE
1 WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING OWENS, DELIA PENGUIN GROUP USA 2018-08-14
2 BECOMING OBAMA, MICHELLE RANDOM HOUSE 2018-11-13
3 DOG MAN: FOR WHOM THE BALL ROLLS PILKEY, DAV SCHOLASTIC BOOKS 2019-08-13
4 EDUCATED: A MEMOIR WESTOVER, TARA RANDOM HOUSE 2018-02-20
5 DOG MAN: BRAWL OF THE WILD PILKEY, DAV SCHOLASTIC BOOKS 2018-12-24
6 DIARY OF AN AWESOME FRIENDLY KID: ROWLEY JEFFERSON'S JOURNAL KINNEY, JEFF ABRAMS, HARRY N. INC. 2019-04-09
7 GIRL, WASH YOUR FACE: STOP BELIEVING THE LIES ABOUT WHO YOU ARE SO YOU CAN BECOME WHO YOU WERE MEANT TO BE HOLLIS, RACHEL HC CHRISTIAN PUBLISHING 2018-02-06
8 GIRL, STOP APOLOGIZING: A SHAME-FREE PLAN FOR EMBRACING AND ACHIEVING YOUR GOALS HOLLIS, RACHEL HARPERCOLLINS FOCUS 2019-03-05
9 OH, THE PLACES YOU'LL GO! DR SEUSS RANDOM HOUSE 1990-01-22
10 THE TATTOOIST OF AUSCHWITZ MORRIS, HEATHER HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS 2018-09-04

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, October 2019

Current Rank Prior Rank Title Distributor Genre Release Date
1 New Toy Story 4 (2019) DISNEY/BUENA VISTA HOME VIDEO Family 10-08-2019
2 New Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) SONY PICTURES HOME ENT Action/Adventure 10-01-2019
3 New Lion King (2019) DISNEY/BUENA VISTA HOME VIDEO Family 10-22-2019
4 13 Hocus Pocus (1993) DISNEY/BUENA VISTA HOME VIDEO Family 07-31-2018
5 2 John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum (2019) LIONSGATE Action/Adventure 09-10-2019
6 1 Aladdin (2019) DISNEY/BUENA VISTA HOME VIDEO Family 09-10-2019
7 71 Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) DISNEY/BUENA VISTA HOME VIDEO Family 07-31-2018
8 New 3 from Hell (2019) LIONSGATE Horror 10-15-2019
9 New Annabelle Comes Home (2019) WARNER HOME VIDEO Horror 10-08-2019
10 4 X-Men: Dark Phoenix (2019) TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX HOME ENT Action/Adventure 09-17-2019

Top 10 Selling DVDs and Blu-ray Discs, YTD October 2019

Current Rank Prior Rank Title Distributor Genre Release Date
1 1 Avengers: Endgame (2019) DISNEY/BUENA VISTA HOME VIDEO Action/Adventure 08-13-2019
2 2 Aquaman (2018) WARNER HOME VIDEO Action/Adventure 03-26-2019
3 3 Captain Marvel (2019) DISNEY/BUENA VISTA HOME VIDEO Action/Adventure 06-11-2019
4 4 Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX HOME ENT Drama 02-12-2019
5 5 Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018) WARNER HOME VIDEO Action/Adventure 03-12-2019
6 8 Star Is Born (2018) WARNER HOME VIDEO Drama 02-19-2019
7 6 Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018) DISNEY/BUENA VISTA HOME VIDEO Family 02-26-2019
8 7 Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) SONY PICTURES HOME ENT Action/Adventure 03-19-2019
9 New Toy Story 4 (2019) DISNEY/BUENA VISTA HOME VIDEO Family 10-08-2019
10 New Aladdin (2019) DISNEY/BUENA VISTA HOME VIDEO Family 09-10-2019

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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