NPD: PS5’s January 2021 Dollar Sales Total Breaks 12-Year-Old RecordPlaystation Life 14 February, 2021NPD Group‘s Mat Piscatella has revealed that the PlayStation 5 was January 2021’s best-selling platform in the United States in terms of dollar sales. The console broke a 12-year-old record, set by the Nintendo Wii in 2019, by posting the highest dollar sales total for a January month.However, it was the Nintendo Switch that sold the most units during the period. According to Piscatella, Switch’s unit sales were “the highest of any platform in a January month since the Nintendo Wii in January 2010.” Overall, sales of video game hardware stood at $319 million, up by 144 percent year-on-year. This is also the highest total for a January month in nearly a decade. Consumer spending across hardware, software, and accessories reached $4.7 billion, which is a 42 percent year-on-year increase. We’ve already reported that Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War was unsurprisingly January’s best-selling game in the U.S. In second position is Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, which is now the second-fastest selling Assassin’s Creed game in the country’s history behind Assassin’s Creed III.January’s top 20 titles are as follows:Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold WarAssassin’s Creed ValhallaMarvel’s Spider-Man: Miles MoralesMadden NFL 21Animal Crossing: New HorizonsMario Kart 8: DeluxeRing Fit AdventureCall of Duty: Modern WarfareSuper Smash Bros. UltimateNBA 2K21Super Mario 3D All-StarsFIFA 21Immortals: Fenyx RisingMortal Kombat 11Just Dance 2021The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the WildMinecraft: PS4 EditionCyberpunk 2077Super Mario PartyEA Sports UFC 4On PlayStation platforms specifically, Miles Morales outperformed Valhalla and was the second best-selling game after Black Ops Cold War. [Source: Mat Piscatella]The post NPD: PS5’s January 2021 Dollar Sales Total Breaks 12-Year-Old Record appeared first on PlayStation LifeStyle.