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Hardware spending continues to decline, totaling $183 million for the month.
However, Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot is still the best-selling game of the year.
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order comes in at second as total spending hit nearly $3 billion in the US.
The NPD Group's Mat Piscatella doesn't see next-gen hardware cannibalizing Switch sales in 2020.
Since Destiny 1 launched in 2014, it's been the seventh best-selling franchise in terms of tracked sales.
NBA 2K20, Madden 20, Borderlands 3 and Mortal Kombat 11 expected to round out top five.
Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled saw the "highest launch month total" in the franchise's history.
The Switch is the only platform currently showing year-on-year growth, as per the NPD Group.
Overall hardware spending was at $149 million for the month, down 20 percent compared to last year.
NetherRealm's fighter has also become the top selling game of 2019 thus far.
Dollar sales were "more than double" that of Dragon Quest 9, as per Mat Piscatella.
NPD Group analyst believes Sony possibly has "tons of new things planned."
Nintendo Switch had the top-selling SKU in unit and dollar sales.
God of War, Detroit: Become Human and Far Cry 5 continue performing strongly.
The NPD Group's Mat Piscatella offers his take on Sony's future hardware releases.
However, the PS4 won out in terms of revenue in the United States.
Achieves the best launch month sales for the franchise in the US.
Microsoft head of Xbox games marketing thanks fans for support and success of Xbox One X.
Mat Piscatella talks about how well each console manufacturer is doing this year.
Destiny 2 is now the best selling title of the year, beating out Ghost Recon: Wildlands.