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US gaming analytics firm The NPD Group has released its figures for December 2022, and it looks like Obligations continues its passage through the software throne. The last game in the series, modern warfare 2it was December’s best-selling game in dollar terms, and on hardware, PS5 and Switch are fighting a battle for supremacy.

According to NPD Group analyst Mat Piscatella, Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 (that’s the 2022 version of course, not the 2009 version) topped the December sales charts, with Nintendo scarlet and violet pokemon coming in second. That’s not a bad act for PokemonTaking into account that modern warfare 2 it is a cross platform version.

In third place was Sony god of war ragnarokwith Madden NFL 23 Y fifa23 occupying the fourth and fifth place respectively. sonic frontiers ranks sixth, and the great success of From Software elden ring managed to win Need for Speed: Unbound to seventh place, despite the latter being a new release in December, while the former was released in February.

A soldier wearing sunglasses and a mask looking menacing in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2The success of on the December 2022 software charts should come as no surprise.

modern warfare 2 it also ranks first on the PlayStation and Xbox charts, unsurprisingly. The Nintendo table looks a bit different, with scarlet and violet pokemon Unsurprisingly, it peaked at number one on Switch for December. It’s worth noting that Piscatella and NPD Group are calculating this through dollar sales, not units; the figures are based on the revenue generated by the games, not the number of copies sold.

As for hardware, Piscatella says that Switch Won in December based on unit sales, but that the PS5 ruled when it came to dollar sales. The Xbox Series range comes in third on both counts, though Piscatella doesn’t provide any figures, so we don’t know how close the competition was.

2022: the year of the game in review, according to NPD Group

In addition to the December figures, the NPD Group also provides a breakdown of Game dollar sales in 2022. Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 was the best-selling game of 2022 in dollar terms, with elden ring coming in second, followed by Madden NFL 23, god of war ragnarokY Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga. 2021 Call of Duty: Vanguard also has a seat at the table, beating 2022 competitors like sonic frontiers Y gotham knights.

Throughout the year, scarlet and violet pokemon tops the Switch charts, and modern warfare 2 once again emerging victorious on the PlayStation and Xbox charts. god of war ragnarok claims second place in the 2022 PlayStation charts, while Xbox silver medal goes to elden ring.

The Tarnished looks out over the Middlelands and the Erdtree in the Elden Ring
2022 was, unsurprisingly, a great year for elden ring.

The 2022 hardware battle is identical to December’s, with Switch winning in unit sales but PS5 outpacing dollar sales. Once again, Xbox Series X|S loses on both counts, though there are no specific numbers for 2022 hardware sales either.

Piscatella is worth checking out full threat If you want to see tables containing all the best-selling games of 2022, as well as nerdy financial statistics like spending and industry projections. Stay tuned to TechRaptor for more sales figures and statistical goodness.

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