Call Of Duty: Vanguard And Black Ops Cold War Sit At #1 And #2 Best-Selling Games Of 2021 In The US

Amid news that Activi­sion and the Call of Duty series are being absorbed by Microsoft, the NPD Group has released sales reports for Decem­ber 2021 (along with the full year), which revealed that Call of Duty: Van­guard and Black Ops Cold War were the top two best-sell­ing games of 2021.

Call of Duty: Van­guard was the best-sell­ing game of Decem­ber, as well as the top­per for the full year. It’s worth not­ing that the Call of Duty the best-sell­ing fran­chise in terms of dol­lar sales for 13 years in a row now.

Halo Infi­nite was Decem­ber’s sec­ond best-sell­ing title, fol­lowed by Nin­ten­do’s Poké­mon Bril­liant Diamond/ Shin­ing Pearl in third. Mad­den NFL 22 made a play for fourth place, with Bat­tle­field 2042 round­ing out the top five sales chart in the US. As far as the 2021’s sales went, Call of Duty: Van­guard was num­ber one of that chart also.

This was fol­lowed by Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War in sec­ond, with Mad­den NFL 22 land­ing third. Poké­mon Bril­liant Diamond/Shining Pearl is sit­ting in fourth for the 2021 year, with Bat­tle­field 2042 tak­ing fifth in this list as well.

You can check out all charts below to see more of the best-sell­ing games of Decem­ber 2021 and the full year.

December 2021 Top 20 Best-Selling Games

  1. Call of Duty: Vanguard
  2. Halo Infi­nite
  3. Poke­mon Bril­liant Diamond/Shining Pearl*
  4. Mad­den NFL 22
  5. Bat­tle­field 2042
  6. Mario Kart 8*
  7. Spi­der-Man: Miles Morales
  8. Mario Par­ty Superstars*
  9. NBA 2K22*
  10. Ani­mal Cross­ing: New Horizons*
  11. FIFA 22
  12. Super Smash. Bros. Ultimate*
  13. Minecraft
  14. Far Cry 6
  15. Just Dance 2022
  16. Forza Hori­zon 5
  17. Guardians of the Galaxy
  18. Ghost of Tsushima
  19. Super Mario 3D World*
  20. The Leg­end of Zel­da: Breath of the Wild*

2021 Overall Top 20 Best-Selling Games

  1. Call of Duty: Vanguard
  2. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
  3. Mad­den NFL 22
  4. Poke­mon Bril­liant Diamond/Shining Pearl*
  5. Bat­tle­field 2042
  6. Spi­der-Man: Miles Morales
  7. Mario Kart 8*
  8. Res­i­dent Evil Village
  9. MLB The Show 21^
  10. Super Mario 3D World*
  11. Far Cry 6
  12. FIFA 22
  13. Minecraft
  14. Ani­mal Cross­ing: New Horizons*
  15. NBA 2K22*
  16. Assas­s­in’s Creed Valhalla
  17. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*
  18. Back 4 Blood
  19. Mor­tal Kom­bat 11
  20. Forza Hori­zon 5

*Dig­i­tal sales not included

^Xbox dig­i­tal sales not included

Decem­ber 2021 Top 10 Games On Nintendo

No dig­i­tal sales included

  1. Poke­mon Bril­liant Diamond/Shining Pearl
  2. Mario Kart 8
  3. Mario Par­ty Superstars
  4. Ani­mal Cross­ing: New Horizons
  5. Super Smash Bros Ultimate
  6. Just Dance 2022
  7. Super Mario 3D World
  8. Leg­end of Zel­da: Breath of the Wild
  9. New Super Mario Bros.
  10. Minecraft

Decem­ber 2021 Top 10 Games On PlayStation

  1. Call of Duty: Vanguard
  2. Spi­der-Man: Miles Morales
  3. Mad­den NFL 22
  4. Bat­tle­field 2042
  5. NBA 2K22*
  6. Ghost of Tsushima
  7. FIFA 22
  8. Far Cry 6
  9. Ratch­et & Clank: Rift Apart
  10. Guardians of the Galaxy

*Dig­i­tal sales not included

Decem­ber 2021 Top 10 Games On Xbox

  1. Halo Infi­nite
  2. Call of Duty: Vanguard
  3. Mad­den NFL 22
  4. Bat­tle­field 2042
  5. Forza Hori­zon 5
  6. Far Cry 6
  7. NBA 2K22*
  8. FIFA 22
  9. Assas­s­in’s Creed Valhalla
  10. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War

*Dig­i­tal sales not included

2021 Top 10 Games On Nintendo

  1. Poke­mon Bril­liant Diamond/Shining Pearl
  2. Mario Kart 8
  3. Super Mario 3D World
  4. Ani­mal Cross­ing: New Horizons
  5. Super Smash Bros Ultimate
  6. Mon­ster Hunter: Rise
  7. Leg­end of Zel­da: Breath of the Wild
  8. Mario Par­ty Superstars
  9. Poke­mon Sword/Shield
  10. Leg­end of Zel­da: Sky­ward Sword

*Dig­i­tal sales not included

2021 Top 10 Games On PlayStation

  1. Call of Duty: Vanguard
  2. Mad­den NFL 22
  3. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
  4. Spi­der-Man: Miles Morales
  5. MLB The Show 21
  6. Bat­tle­field 2042
  7. FIFA 22
  8. Ghost of Tsushima
  9. Res­i­dent Evil Village
  10. Far Cry 6

2021 Top 10 Games On Xbox

  1. Call of Duty: Vanguard
  2. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
  3. Mad­den NFL 22
  4. Bat­tle­field 2042
  5. Far Cry 6
  6. Forza Hori­zon 5
  7. Halo Infi­nite
  8. Assas­s­in’s Creed Valhalla
  9. FIFA 22
  10. Call of Duty: Mod­ern Warfare

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I am a Platinum lover and an ex- Cod-aholic. I've been playing games since I was 5 years old and I refuse to quit, despite my mother's attempts to get me to. God of War and its successors are my all time favorite games.

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