The NPD charts became available earlier this week for the month of April. The NPD Group track video game software and hardware sales throughout the United States. Nintendo and The Pokemon Company’s New Pokemon Snap performed well, entering the software charts at No.3 and was only beaten by MLB: The Show 21 and Call of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War. The Nintendo Switch was once again the best-selling hardware in both units and revenue. Here’s the top ten all-format charts for April 2020 as well as the top ten best-selling Nintendo games for that month.
April 2021 NPD: The top 20 best-selling games of the month in the U.S.
|Rank||Last Month Rank||April 2021 Top 20 Games (Physical and Full Game Digital from the Nintendo eShop, PlayStation, STEAM and Xbox platforms for publishers in the Digital Leader Panel) ranked on dollar sales||Publisher|
|1||NEW||MLB: The Show 21^||Sony (Corp)|
|2||1||Call of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War||Activision Blizzard (Corp)|
|3||NEW||New Pokemon Snap*||Nintendo|
|4||3||Outriders||Square Enix Inc (Corp)|
|5||NEW||NieR: Replicant||Square Enix Inc (Corp)|
|6||14||Mortal Kombat 11||Warner Bros. Interactive|
|7||2||Monster Hunter: Rise||Capcom USA|
|9||22||It Takes Two||Electronic Arts|
|10||6||Mario Kart 8*||Nintendo|
April 2021 NPD: Top 10 best-selling Nintendo games in the U.S.
|Rank||Last Month Rank||April 2021 Top 10 Games (Physical and Full Game Digital for publishers in the Digital Leader Panel) ranked on dollar sales||Publisher|
|1||NEW||New Pokemon Snap*||Nintendo|
|2||1||Monster Hunter: Rise||Capcom USA|
|3||3||Mario Kart 8*||Nintendo|
|4||2||Super Mario 3D World*||Nintendo|
|5||4||Animal Crossing: New Horizons*||Nintendo|
|6||5||Super Mario 3D All-Stars*||Nintendo|
|7||6||Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*||Nintendo|
|9||8||The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild*||Nintendo|
|10||9||Super Mario Party*||Nintendo|
|* Digital sales not included|