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PS5 Availability Helped Increase November Hardware Sales By 45% From Last Year

In November 2022, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II became the best-selling Game of the Year to date, but the increased availability of the PlayStation 5 console has pushed it down from November 2021. 45% increase in video game hardware sales.

As detailed by The NPD Group’s Mat Piscatella, overall U.S. consumer spending in the video game world will reach $6.3 billion in November 2022, itself up 3% from the same period last year. .

The PS5 was the best-selling console in the United States in both monthly unit sales and dollar sales, and remains the best-selling console in terms of dollar sales in 2022. It is retained as a selling console.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II became the fastest entry in the incredibly well-selling Call of Duty franchise, reaching $1 billion and was also the best-selling game of the month in the US. The latest Call of Duty is one of his four new games to make the top five best-selling games of the month, alongside God of War Ragnarok, Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, and Sonic Frontiers. Madden NFL 23 finished in the top 5.

The only other new game in the top 20 was Tactics Ogre: Reborn, which placed in 17th place. Here’s the full list of best-selling games for November 2022:

Best Selling Games of November 2022

  1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II
  2. War God Ragnarok
  3. Pokemon Scarlet Violet
  4. sonic frontier
  5. Madden NFL 23
  6. FIFA23
  7. NBA 2K23
  8. Gotham Knights
  9. Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  10. mario party superstars
  11. elden ring
  12. Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  13. mario kart 8
  14. Mario + Rabbids Spark of Hope
  15. persona 5
  16. NFL23
  17. Tactics Ogre: Reborn
  18. Mine Craft
  19. Horizon Forbidden West
  20. The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild

For more on the best games of 2022, be sure to check out our best game of the year nominees. Stay tuned for the announcement of the winner next week.

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Adam Bankhurst is a news writer for IGN. You can follow him on Twitter @Adam Bankhurst and Cramp.

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