PS4 on Top of August NPD Charts


The August NPD sales numbers are out and once again Sony finds their PlayStation 4 at number 1. This makes eight consecutive months that the PS4 is the number 1 best selling console in North America. When combined together, the PS3 and PS4 made PlayStation the top platform for home consoles for the third consecutive month.

In terms of software the PS4 led the Xbox One in software sales with Madden NFL 15 leading the way. Sony’s The Last of Us: Remastered also continued to sell as it was the highest selling first party title for the next-gen console.

Here are the best selling games for the month of August:

1. Madden NFL 15 (PS4, Xbox One, 360, PS3)
2. Diablo III: Reaper of Souls (PS4, Xbox One, 360, PS3, PC)
3. Minecraft (360, PS3)
4. The Last of Us (PS4, PS3)
5. Call of Duty: Ghosts (360, Xbox One, PS4, PS3, PC, Wii U)
6. Lego Marvel Super Heroes (360, PS3, Wii U, PS4, 3DS, DS, Xbox One, Vita, PC)
7. Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare (360, PS3, PS4, Xbox One)
8. Watch Dogs (PS4, 360, PS3, Xbox One, PC)
9. Battlefield 4 (360, PS3, PS4, Xbox One, PC)
10. The Lego Movie Videogame (360, 3DS, PS3, Wii U, PS4, Xbox One, Vita)

As for Microsoft, the Xbox One saw an increase in sales as they moved nearly double what they sold in July with their Madden NFL 15 bundle giving them a boost at the end of the month.

Source: NeoGaf 

Written by Michael Cwick

Michael Cwick

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