Hardware spending fell 30% year-over-year to to $296 million, while accessories fell 23% to $168 million.
New Pokemon Snap, NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139…, and Returnal also debuted in the top 10 of the software charts.
As it has been for several months running.
Pokemon Sword and Shield enjoy the series' best ever launch in the US.
Mortal Kombat 11 becomes the year's second best-selling game in the United States.
The Xbox brand still has life in it yet—at least in the US.
Sony Santa Monica's masterpiece sets another record.
PS4, Xbox One, 3DS, and Switch all saw year on year increases as well.
"I do expect [a] good year for all three to continue."
Yes, faster than PS4 or Wii.
Spending on games in February reaches highest amount since February 2014.
Mat Piscatella, analyst at NPD shares his thoughts regarding microtransactions in the past year, Game Pass, and future sales performance of consoles.
But this kind of YoY growth won't continue in the coming months, according to NPD analyst Mat Piscatella.
A fantastic month with every game and system doing well.
Xbox One came in second, and Switch rounded off the charts.
Shadow of War, Assassin's Creed Origins, and Mario dominate the software charts.
A major month for US game sales.
Sony ends the year on a high note.
Ratchet & Clank also sees best launch of any game in series.
Can't stop, won't stop moving.