The sharpest decline was again seen in the iron segment: $ 169 million, which is 22% less than in July 2018. Nintendo Switch remains the best-selling console of the month and year. Analysts attribute the drop in sales of the PS4 and Xbox One to the approach of the next generation of consoles.
There is also a drop in the accessories segment: $ 254 million, which is 12% less than in July 2018. Last month's best-selling accessories was the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller.
As for video games, their sales increased by 34% to $ 340 million compared to the same period last year. All thanks to Madden NFL 20 and exclusives for the Nintendo Switch, six of which made it into the top ten best-selling games in the US in July.
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It is noted that Fire Emblem: Three Houses, which was released on July 26, 2019 only on the Nintendo Switch and was the leader in the English retail chart for two consecutive weeks, showed the best start among all the games in the series. However, Mortal Kombat 11, which went down from third to eighth line of the chart, remains the best-selling game of the year in the United States. Right behind her are Kingdom Hearts III and Tom Clancy's The Division 2.
The 10 best-selling games on PC and consoles for July 2019:
1) Madden NFL 20
2) Fire Emblem: Three Houses
3) Super Mario Maker 2
4) Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order
6) Grand Theft Auto V
7) Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
8) Mortal Kombat 11
9) Mario Kart 8
10) The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild