January 2016 Digital Sales Report: Black Ops 3 Defeats FIFA 16 on Console

February 25, 2016 Written by Jason Dunning

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In their worldwide digital sales report for January 2016, SuperData revealed that total sales were up 8% compared to last year, finishing at $6.3 billion. For a breakdown, digital PC was up 33% year-over-year and digital console was up 30% “as players on these platforms shift to purchasing full games digitally.”

After finishing in 5th for all of 2015, Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 was the #1 digital console game of January 2016. In second place was FIFA 16, with 88% of its revenue from add-on content – more than any other title in the top five.

Here’s the top grossing console games by revenue in January 2016:

  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops 3
  2. FIFA 16
  3. Grand Theft Auto V
  4. Destiny
  5. Fallout 4

Looking at the PC category, Rise of the Tomb Raider “sold almost three times as many units on PC than it did on [Xbox] during its first month,” debuting in 4th overall.

Rise of the Tomb Raider is expected to release on PlayStation 4 this holiday season.

[Source: SuperData]