Xbox Series X/S leads in dollar sales during March, Elden Ring once again tops software

The NPD has released its March 2022 report covering video game hardware, software, and accessory sales in the US.

According to the NPD, total videogame industry spending declined 15% year-over-year to $4.9 billion. Declines were seen across hardware, software, mobile, and accessories, with first-quarter 2022 spending down 8% to $13.9 billion compared to the same period in 2021.

In hardware, sales declined by 24% year-over-year to $515 million. Sales reached $1.2 billion during Q1 2022, which is a 15% decline compared to Q1 2021.

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