The NPD Group has released its report for the month of August, highlighting hardware and software sales figures for the United States, including the fact that Xbox One outsold PlayStation 4 again last month. The NPD report also shows strong software sales for the month, as console software revenue was up 8% over last year, and PC software revenue were up 18%.

No Man’s Sky and Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (the second and third highest-selling games of the month) were the largest factors in the improved sales figures, while Madden‘s numbers actually dipped 3% over last year. Even so, Madden was once again August’s top game. You can check out the top ten below.


  1. Madden NFL 17
  2. No Man’s Sky*
  3. Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
  4. Grand Theft Auto V
  5. Overwatch**
  6. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege
  7. Call of Duty: Black Ops III
  8. Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  9. Minecraft*
  10. Destiny: The Taken King

*No digital sales.
**No digital sales.

Source: Venture Beat

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