Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart Was The Best Selling Game In The US In June

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Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart was June's best-selling game in the month of June, according to NPD.

Xbox Series X/S led dollar sales for the month, while Nintendo Switch sold the most units in a period where industry spending rose 5% year-over-year, and where year-to-date spending climbed 17% to $24 billion.


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Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart Was The Best Selling Game In June

Image courtesy of the NPD Group
Image courtesy of the NPD Group

As shown above, Insomniac's PS5 exclusive took the top spot, followed by Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War and new release Mario Golf: Super Rush.


Sony also saw strong sales for MLB The Show 21 and Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales.

Nintendo saw great success, with Mario Kart 8 holding firm at number 7 for a second month, Animal Crossing: New Horizons continuing to sell, and Super Mario 3D World, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Pokemon Sword and Shield all in the top 20.

Microsoft's Sea of Thieves rounded out the top 20, possibly spurred on by its Pirates of the Caribbean crossover.

Hardware dollar sales rose 112% in comparison to last June, hitting $410 million for the month - the highest June figure since 2008.

Xbox Series S/X were the best-selling platform in terms of dollar sales and hit a new June record, besting June 2011.

Nintendo Switch is the best-selling platform for the first half of 2021 in both unit and dollar sales.