US NPD: PS5 was the best selling console for August 2022

    Nintendo Switch likely followed in second place.

    US NPD results for August 2022 reveal PS5 was the best selling platform of the month in unit sales and dollar sales.

    PS5 also leads in total dollar sales for 2022 thus far while Nintendo Switch leads in unit sales for the year. The NPD Group also revealed hardware dollar sales for games grew 14% year-to-date for August.

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    PS5 takes charge in August 2022

    “Video game hardware dollar sales grew 14% when compared to a year ago, to $375 million, helped by improved supply of PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series consoles,” NPD Group executive director Mat Piscatella said. “Year-to-date hardware spending declined by 4% to $2.9 billion.”

    This past July, Switch was the best selling console of the month in unit sales while PS5 led in dollar sales.

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    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Deputy Editor in Chief of Final Weapon and a News Writer at Game Rant. With a passion for the Japanese gaming industry, Raul is a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs and fighting/action games. business email:

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