Thanks to data from the NPD Group, we have a look at the best-selling games of 2022 in the United States.
It was a good year for Pokemon with two entries on the list. Pokemon Scarlet and Violet land at #6 while Pokemon Legends: Arceus is at #8. Also, keep in mind that this is without Nintendo reporting digital data unlike most companies.
LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, a third-party release that was on Switch and other platforms, is at #5.
Here’s a look at the best-selling games of 2022 in the United States:
|1||Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2022)||Activision Blizzard (Corp)|
|2||Elden Ring||Bandai Namco Entertainment|
|3||Madden NFL 23||Electronic Arts|
|4||God of War: Ragnarok||Sony (Corp)|
|5||LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga||Warner Bros. Interactive|
|7||FIFA 23||Electronic Arts|
|8||Pokemon Legends: Arceus*||Nintendo|
|9||Horizon II: Forbidden West||Sony (Corp)|
|10||MLB: The Show 22^||Multiple Video Game Manufacturers|
* Digital sales not included
^ Xbox & Switch digital sales not included
NPD also reported today the best-selling games in the U.S. specifically for the month of December – we have those results here.