Might was a quiet month for the online game trade. With no main recreation releases (Nintendo Swap Sports activities simply received forward on April twenty ninth – yeah, we thought that was a Might title, too!), total gross sales have been down by 22%. When it comes to exhausting figures, 100,000 video games consoles have been bought, 1.63 million video games (each digital and bodily), and 460,000 equipment.
In comparison with April, which noticed the discharge of the aforementioned Nintendo Swap Sports activities and LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, gross sales have been down by 32%. LEGO Star Wars stays on the prime of the charts for month, nevertheless this too noticed a large drop in gross sales, falling 87% month-on-month. Moreover, though LEGO Star Wars took the general number one spot, Nintendo Swap Sports activities noticed probably the most bodily gross sales throughout Might and FIFA 22 received out when it comes to digital gross sales.
Lastly, console gross sales have fallen by 38.3% for the yr up to now, primarily attributable to ongoing inventory challenges for each the PlayStation 5 and the Xbox Collection X. The Nintendo Swap noticed a small drop of three%, however stays a robust vendor when in comparison with the competitors.
This is a have a look at the highest 20 video games for the month:
|1||LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga|
|3||Nintendo Swap Sports activities|
|4||Grand Theft Auto 5|
|6||Crimson Useless Redemption 2|
|7||Horizon Forbidden West|
|10||STAR WARS Jedi: Fallen Order|
|11||STAR WARS Battlefront 2|
|12||Sniper Elite 5|
|13||Gran Turismo 7|
|14||Murderer’s Creed Valhalla|
|15||Tom Clancy’s The Division 2|
|17||Pokémon Legends: Arceus|
|18||Name of Responsibility: Vanguard|
|20||The Sims 4|
Hopefully we’ll see a bit extra of a major change in June, with some massive hitters like Mario Strikers: Battle League and Sonic Origins launching within the coming weeks.
What do you make of the charts for Might? Any surprises there for you? Tell us with a remark.