Monster Hunter Rise Debuts Second in NPD Charts for March 2021

Outriders also had a strong debut, ranking third overall.

Posted By | On 16th, Apr. 2021

Monster Hunter Rise

The NPD Group has released its sales data for March 2021, detailing spending on video game software, hardware and so on in the United States. Though it didn’t top the charts, Monster Hunter Rise debuted in second and was the best-selling title on Nintendo Switch. In terms of lifetime dollar sales, it’s already ranked second among all the Monster Hunter titles till date with Monster Hunter World being first.

Outriders also had a pretty good debut (though it technically launched on April 1st). Along with being the third best-selling title overall, it was also the third best-selling title on Xbox and PlayStation’s respective charts. Mario Kart 8 continues to perform well, placing sixth in the charts, and becoming the best-selling racing genre title in US history.

Of course, it shouldn’t surprise anyone that Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War topped the charts. It remained the best-selling title for both the first quarter and the 12 month period ending March 2021. Check out the full top 20 best-selling games for the month below.

  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
  2. Monster Hunter Rise
  3. Outriders
  4. Super Mario 3D World*
  5. Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  6. Mario Kart 8*
  7. Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla
  8. Animal Crossing: New Horizons*
  9. Super Mario 3D All-Stars*
  10. Minecraft
  11. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (2019)
  12. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*
  13. Pokemon: Sword/Shield*
  14. Mortal Kombat 11
  15. Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time
  16. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild*
  17. Madden NFL 21
  18. NBA 2K21*
  19. Super Mario Party*
  20. FIFA 21

*Digital sales not included


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