PS5 had the largest console launch month in US history.

The PlayStation 5 was the best-selling hardware platform in November 2020 in consumer spending, and had the highest launch month dollar and unit sales for a video game hardware platform in US history, Breaking the previous PlayStation 4 record in November 2013. by Mat Piscatella of the NPD Group, Despite the PS5 breaking those records, the Nintendo Switch remained the top-selling hardware platform in November 2020 in units sold, extending its streak for a record 24 consecutive months.

As for Xbox Series X / S, although they didn’t set any records, Piscatella notes that they were also “sold out immediately and completely.”In terms of games, Call of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War was the best-selling game of November 2020, and it has already become the best-selling game of 2020 so far this year, surpassing Call of Duty: Modern. Warfare. This is the thirteenth year in a row that a Call of Duty game has been the best-selling game of its release month. In November 2007, Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock surpassed the sales of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare to take the number one spot.

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla was ranked second and achieved the highest sales in an Assassin’s Creed game’s release month since Assassin’s Creed III in 2012.

Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales followed at number three and had the second-highest-selling launch month of any superhero game on PlayStation platforms in US history, behind only Marvel’s Spider-Man. The full list of the 20 best-selling games of November 2020 is as follows;

Best-selling games of November 2020

  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
  2. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla
  3. Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  4. Madden NFL 21
  5. NBA 2K21
  6. Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity
  7. Watch Dogs: Legion
  8. Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  9. FIFA 21
  10. The souls of the devil
  11. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  12. Super Mario 3D All-Stars
  13. Just Dance 2021
  14. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe
  15. Luigi’s Mansion 3
  16. Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit
  17. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  18. Marvel Avengers
  19. Mortal Kombat 11
  20. Tsushima ghost

The best reviewed games of 2020

The PlayStation 5 DualSense controller achieved the highest release month in unit sales and dollars for a gamepad in US history.

Overall, consumers spent a November record high of $ 7.0 billion, 35% more than in November 2019. Year-to-date spending is $ 44.5 billion, 22% more than in the same period of 2019.

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