February 2019 NPD Results Are In, and Anthem Came in First

February 2019’s NPD results are in, and there’s a lot to unpack. Most notably, there the fact that Anthem came out as the top seller of the month. That’s right, even with its mediocre critical reception, it still managed to outsell every other game and is now the number two best-selling game of the year, behind Kingdom Hearts III. In addition to that, Jump Force, a game that also didn’t blow people away, became the number two best selling-game of February.

Below you can see the full list of February’s top sellers:

  1. Anthem
  2. Jump Force
  3. Kingdom Hearts III
  4. Far Cry New Dawn
  5. Red Dead Redemption II
  6. Resident Evil 2 2019
  7. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  8. Metro: Exodus
  9. NBA 2K19
  10. Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII
  11. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe
  12. Mario Kart 8
  13. Grand Theft Auto V
  14. Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey
  15. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  16. Minecraft
  17. Super Mario Party
  18. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege
  19. Madden NFL 19
  20. Marvel’s Spider-Man

Most of the games appearing on that list aren’t too terribly surprising, and what best-seller list is complete without the presence of Grand Theft Auto V? It’s great to see Resident Evil 2 and Metro Exodus breaking the top 10, as well as Far Cry New Dawn in the top 5.

The NPD results also detail 2019’s top-selling games so far:

  1. Kingdom Hearts III
  2. Anthem
  3. Resident Evil 2 2019
  4. Jump Force
  5. Red Dead Redemption II
  6. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  7. Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII
  8. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe
  9. NBA 2K19
  10. Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown

Again, there is nothing too surprising there and, since it’s still early in the year, that list will not look the same when the holiday season comes around.

Other interesting points cover the total revenue for the month of February, which reached $1.047 billion, as well as $277 million for hardware sales and $457 million for PC and console software.

Does it surprise you that Anthem sold so well? Let us know in the comments!

[Source: ResetEra]