NPD’s Mat Piscatella shared the most recent sales figures for the US marketprecisely those relating to January 2022. The analyst reveals the hardware ranking which indicates that PS5 is the best-selling console, while Xbox Series X | S is second.
Precisely, Piscatella tells us that PlayStation 5 is the best-selling console both in terms of number of consoles and dollars generated. Xbox Series X | S, on the other hand, is second in terms of both consoles sold and dollars.
The analyst explains that the hardware sales calculated in dollars, they grew by 22% compared to January 2021, reaching 390 million dollars. This is the best result since January 2009, during which $ 447 million was generated.
Although hardware sales increased, total year-over-year market spending fell for the third month in a row. The fault is always the supply problems. There decrease compared to last year it is 2%. It has gone from 4.8 billion dollars to 4.684 billion dollars. The decrease was influenced by both lower sales of physical and digital games (-4%) and accessories (-15%). The best-selling accessory in January 2022 in the US was the Xbox Elite Series 2 Wireless Controller.
Finally, here are the game sales figures, again for January 2022 in the US.