$60.4 billion. You might think it’s how much Microsoft spent to buy the Activision Blizzard King collection, but it’s actually the total spending of American gamers on purchases of games, consoles, and accessories for the whole of 2021. That’s a record figure, 8% more than it was in 2020 however, even after raising all that money, we’re still far from how much Microsoft will spend to take on one of the major players in the market.
The strongest license in the US every year, Call of Duty has held the top two spots for best sales of 2021, ever since Call of Duty Black Ops: Cold War is a dolphin Call of Duty: Vanguard in the final ranking. The craziest part of the story is that this painting does not reflect the importance Call of Duty Warzone. Call of duty, a free-to-play game that has become an indispensable part of the franchise ecosystem. Even without that, Call of Duty is the top-selling dollar video game for the thirteenth consecutive year in the United States. It will soon be under the control of Microsoft.
Spider-Man, MLB The Show and Resident Evil Village at the party
Not yet acquired by Phil Spencer (but the year is just beginning), Electronic Arts is another best-positioned third-party publisher with Madden NFL 22 (iii) the Battlefield 2042 (V), while Nintendo shined with its classics, Pokemon Sparkling Diamond and Pokemon Sparkling Pearl in the head. The franchise had its best commercial performance in 22 years in 2021. As always, remember that Nintendo does not move its download sales and its presence in the rankings may be more important. PlayStation doesn’t have to outpace the massive successes of Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales (6 e) and MLB Show 21 (9), the latter is the best-selling baseball game in US history. on Xbox, Forza Horizon 5 He had time to slip into the top 20, but infinite aura He came out too late to do the same, despite a good second place in December. Also word for Capcom, which Resident Evil Village It ranks eighth in the annual ranking. “Dollar sales of the Resident Evil franchise have reached a new all-time annual high in the US marketAdds the National Democratic Party.
The switch carries its rank
Unsurprisingly, since it has only been pushed out once (in September by PS5), the Switch is of course the best-selling console of 2021 in terms of size and value. For the record, PS5 and Switch had identical sales for December 2021, knowing that the Xbox Series wasn’t far behind. On the accessories side, the white DualSense controller took first place in a category that brought in $2.7 billion (a 2% year-over-year increase). Finally, the mobile games that brought in the most money in 2021 are Candy Crush SagaAnd roblox gameAnd coin masterAnd Garena Free FireAnd Pokemon GOAnd Jinshin effectAnd HomescapesAnd Lords Mobile: Tower DefenseAnd Call of Duty: Mobile And clan clash.