Elden Ring Has Become The Best-Selling Game Of 2022 In The US

From Soft­ware’s Elden Ring is now the best-sell­ing game of 2022 for right now, with heavy sales across all platforms–bringing it to the top of The NPD Group’s results.

Accord­ing to NPD, Elden Ring has swift­ly become the best per­form­ing game of the year thus far, despite its Feb­ru­ary launch along­side oth­er major titles. It’s the best-sell­ing game of the month as well, and as is cur­rent­ly sit­ting in fifth for the top-sell­ing games over the past 12 months, being beat­en out by games like Call of Duty and Mad­den. When you con­sid­er the the NPD col­lect­ed these results up until Feb­ru­ary 26th, mean­ing Elden Ring achieved all of this in just two days.

For Feb­ru­ary, Elden Ring was the best-sell­ing game, fol­lowed by Hori­zon For­bid­den West in sec­ond. Poké­mon Leg­ends: Arceus man­aged to grab third, with Dying Light 2: Stay Human stay­ing right behind it in fourth. Round­ing out the top five is Total War: Warham­mer III.

You can see the full list of top-sell­ing titles for the US in Feb­ru­ary below, as well as lists for best-sell­ing games per-platform.

US Top 20 Game Sales — February 2022

  1. Elden Ring
  2. Hori­zon For­bid­den West
  3. Poke­mon Leg­ends: Arceus*
  4. Dying Light 2: Stay Human*
  5. Total War: Warham­mer III
  6. Call of Duty: Vanguard
  7. Mad­den NFL 22
  8. Mario Kart 8*
  9. FIFA 22
  10. Minecraft
  11. Spi­der-Man: Miles Morales
  12. Mario Par­ty Superstars*
  13. Ani­mal Cross­ing: New Horizons*
  14. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*
  15. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
  16. Grand Theft Auto: The Tril­o­gy Defin­i­tive Edition*
  17. NBA 2K22
  18. Poke­mon Bril­liant Diamond/ Shin­ing Pearl*
  19. Far Cry 6
  20. The Leg­end of Zel­da: Breath of the Wild*

*Dig­i­tal sales not included

U.S. Top 10 PlayStation Games — February 2022

  1. Hori­zon For­bid­den West
  2. Elden Ring
  3. Dying Light 2: Stay Human*
  4. Call of Duty: Vanguard
  5. Mad­den NFL 22
  6. Mar­vel’s Spi­der-Man: Miles Morales
  7. FIFA 22
  8. Ghost of Tsushima
  9. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
  10. NBA 2K22*

*Dig­i­tal sales not include

U.S. Top 10 Xbox Games — February 2022

  1. Elden Ring
  2. Call of Duty: Vanguard
  3. Dying Light 2: Stay Human*
  4. Mad­den NFL 22
  5. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
  6. Forza Hori­zon 5
  7. Halo: Infi­nite
  8. FIFA 22
  9. Assas­s­in’s Creed: Valhalla
  10. Far Cry 6

*Dig­i­tal sales not included

U.S. Top 10 Nintendo Games — February 2022

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

*Dig­i­tal sales not included.

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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