Halo Infinite Was the Second Best-Selling Game in the US for December 2021

However, Call of Duty: Vanguard finished the year on top with the franchise being the best-selling in dollar sales for the 13th consecutive year.

Posted By | On 19th, Jan. 2022

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Along with US hardware sales for December 2021, The NPD Group’s Mat Piscatella also outlined software sales for the month. Call of Duty: Vanguard ranked as the number one selling game for the month while the franchise itself was the highest selling in terms of dollar sales for the 13th year in a row. Microsoft’s Halo Infinite wasn’t too far behind though, debuting in second place.

Along with being the best-selling game on Xbox platforms, it also led sales among tracked PC titles. Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl also performed well, ranking third and topping sales on Nintendo platforms for both the month and the entire year. Total dollar sales for the franchise’s physical software also hit the highest annual total since 2000.

It’s also worth noting Resident Evil Village which was the eighth best-selling game of 2021. The franchise also recorded a new all-time annual high in the US. Check out the full top 20 best-selling games in the US for December 2021:

  1. Call of Duty: Vanguard
  2. Halo Infinite
  3. Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl
  4. Madden NFL 22
  5. Battlefield 2042
  6. Mario Kart 8
  7. Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  8. Mario Party Superstars
  9. NBA 2K22
  10. Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  11. FIFA 22
  12. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  13. Minecraft
  14. Far Cry 6
  15. Just Dance 2022
  16. Forza Horizon 5
  17. Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy
  18. Ghost of Tsushima
  19. Super Mario 3D World
  20. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild


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