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

Rank Rank Last Month Title Publisher
1 1 Madden NFL 20^ Electronic Arts
2 5 Minecraft# Multiple Video Game Manufacturers
3 6 Grand Theft Auto V Take 2 Interactive (Corp)
4 2 Fire Emblem: Three Houses* Nintendo
5 7 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate* Nintendo
6 3 Super Mario Maker 2* Nintendo
7 9 Mario Kart 8* Nintendo
8 8 Mortal Kombat 11 Warner Bros. Interactive
9 12 Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege Ubisoft
10 NEW Astral Chain* Nintendo

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

Rank Rank Last Month Title Publisher
1 1 Mortal Kombat 11 Warner Bros. Interactive
2 2 Kingdom Hearts III Square Enix Inc (Corp)
3 8 Madden NFL 20^ Electronic Arts
4 3 Tom Clancy's The Division 2^ Ubisoft
5 4 Anthem^ Electronic Arts
6 6 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate* Nintendo
7 5 Resident Evil 2 2019 Capcom USA
8 11 Grand Theft Auto V Take 2 Interactive (Corp)
9 7 Red Dead Redemption II Take 2 Interactive (Corp)
10 9 Days Gone Sony (Corp)

*** 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 - July 2019

Rank Long Title Author Publisher Pub Date
1 WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING OWENS, DELIA PENGUIN GROUP USA 2018-08-14
2 THE NEW GIRL SILVA, DANIEL HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS 2019-07-16
3 THE NICKEL BOYS WHITEHEAD, COLSON RANDOM HOUSE 2019-07-16
4 UNDER CURRENTS ROBERTS, NORA MACMILLAN 2019-07-09
5 EDUCATED: A MEMOIR WESTOVER, TARA RANDOM HOUSE 2018-02-20
6 ONE GOOD DEED BALDACCI, DAVID HACHETTE BOOK GROUP 2019-07-23
7 THE RECKONING GRISHAM, JOHN RANDOM HOUSE 2019-06-18
8 BEFORE WE WERE YOURS WINGATE, LISA RANDOM HOUSE 2019-05-21
9 SUMMER OF '69 HILDERBRAND, ELIN HACHETTE BOOK GROUP 2019-06-18
10 THE ADVENTURE ZONE: MURDER ON THE ROCKPORT LIMITED! MCELROY, CLINT MACMILLAN 2019-07-16

Top 10 Selling Books - YTD July 2019

Rank Long 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: BRAWL OF THE WILD PILKEY, DAV SCHOLASTIC BOOKS 2018-12-24
4 DIARY OF AN AWESOME FRIENDLY KID: ROWLEY JEFFERSON'S JOURNAL KINNEY, JEFF ABRAMS, HARRY N. INC. 2019-04-09
5 EDUCATED: A MEMOIR WESTOVER, TARA RANDOM HOUSE 2018-02-20
6 GIRL, STOP APOLOGIZING: A SHAME-FREE PLAN FOR EMBRACING AND ACHIEVING YOUR GOALS HOLLIS, RACHEL HARPERCOLLINS FOCUS 2019-03-05
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 OH, THE PLACES YOU'LL GO! DR SEUSS RANDOM HOUSE 1990-01-22
9 THE TATTOOIST OF AUSCHWITZ MORRIS, HEATHER HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS 2018-09-04
10 UNFREEDOM OF THE PRESS LEVIN, MARK R. SIMON & SCHUSTER 2019-05-21

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 2019

Current Rank Prior Rank Title Distributor Genre
1 New Avengers: Endgame (2019) DISNEY/BUENA VISTA HOME VIDEO Action/Adventure
2 New Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019) WARNER HOME VIDEO Action/Adventure
3 New Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) WARNER HOME VIDEO Action/Adventure
4 New Secret Life of Pets 2 (2018) UNIVERSAL HOME ENTERTAINMENT Family
5 New Descendants 3 (2019) DISNEY/BUENA VISTA HOME VIDEO Children's Non-Theatrical
6 1 Shazam! (2019) WARNER HOME VIDEO Action/Adventure
7 New Rocketman (2019) PARAMOUNT HOME ENTERTAINMENT Drama
8 5 Captain Marvel (2019) DISNEY/BUENA VISTA HOME VIDEO Action/Adventure
9 2 Alita: Battle Angel (2019) TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX HOME ENT Action/Adventure
10 New Batman: Hush (2019) WARNER HOME VIDEO Action/Adventure

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

Current Rank Prior Rank Title Distributor Genre
1 New Avengers: Endgame (2019) DISNEY/BUENA VISTA HOME VIDEO Action/Adventure
2 1 Aquaman (2018) WARNER HOME VIDEO Action/Adventure
3 3 Captain Marvel (2019) DISNEY/BUENA VISTA HOME VIDEO Action/Adventure
4 2 Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX HOME ENT Drama
5 4 Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018) WARNER HOME VIDEO Action/Adventure
6 5 Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018) DISNEY/BUENA VISTA HOME VIDEO Family
7 6 Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) SONY PICTURES HOME ENT Action/Adventure
8 7 Star Is Born (2018) WARNER HOME VIDEO Drama
9 8 Transformers: Bumblebee (2018) PARAMOUNT HOME ENTERTAINMENT Action/Adventure
10 9 Mary Poppins Returns (2018) DISNEY/BUENA VISTA HOME VIDEO Family

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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