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Death Stranding did incredibly well for itself in the November 2019 NPD results for USA, charting in seventh position. The title could only be outpaced by juggernauts, including Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, various permutations of Pokémon Sword & Shield, and Madden NFL 19. According to analyst Mat Piscatella, the Hideo Kojima directed release ranks among the top ten “launch month full game dollar sales for a Sony published title in history”.

Overall, consumers spent $2.251 billion on gaming-related products in November, which is down 19 per cent year-over-year. Declining sales of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One can be attributed to the drop, as well as the lack of a Red Dead Redemption 2-esque software smash hit. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’s doing a decent job picking up the slack, though, and is now not only the best-selling game of 2019 in America – but also the biggest release of the past 12 months.

As you’d expect, Nintendo Switch once again led the hardware charts – it’ll be the best-selling console in the US for 2019 without any doubt. We’ve included the relevant software rankings below.

NPD Software Top 20: November 2019

  1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  2. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order^
  3. Pokémon Sword*
  4. Pokémon Sword and Pokemon Shield Double Pack*
  5. Pokémon Shield*
  6. Madden NFL 20
  7. Death Stranding
  8. NBA 2K20
  9. Need for Speed: Heat
  10. Luigi’s Mansion 3*
  11. FIFA 20
  12. Borderlands 3
  13. The Outer Worlds
  14. Just Dance 2020
  15. Mario Kart 8*
  16. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild*
  17. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*
  18. Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Breakpoint
  19. Grand Theft Auto V
  20. Mortal Kombat 11

NPD PS4 Software Top 10: November 2019

  1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  2. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
  3. Death Stranding
  4. Madden NFL 20
  5. Need for Speed: Heat
  6. NBA 2K20
  7. FIFA 20
  8. The Outer Worlds
  9. Marvel’s Spider-Man
  10. Borderlands 3

NPD Best Selling Games of 2019 So Far

  1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  2. NBA 2K20
  3. Madden NFL 20
  4. Borderlands 3
  5. Mortal Kombat 11
  6. Kingdom Hearts III
  7. Tom Clancy’s The Division 2
  8. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*
  9. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order^
  10. ANTHEM

* Digital sales not included
^ Steam sales not included

[via venturebeat.com, twitter.com]