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NPD Group: Elden Ring surpassed Call of Duty: Vanguard in sales and Nintendo Switch overtook PlayStation 4

Elden Ring continues to sell well and has already surpassed Call of Duty: Vanguard to become the best-selling game over the past 12 months. This became known from the NPD Group report on the US video game market, which also notes that Nintendo Switch sales in the US have surpassed PlayStation 4 sales for all time and this situation has not changed even in April this year .

    Nintendo Switch OLED.  Image source: Nintendo

Nintendo Switch OLED. Image source: Nintendo

The Nintendo Switch sold out ahead of its competitors this year in terms of the number of devices sold. The Xbox Series X/S ranked second in system sales (both this year and April) and first in year-to-date revenue. However, the PlayStation 5 took the top spot in terms of revenue in April.

With that, the Nintendo Switch has surpassed the sales of the PlayStation 4 throughout its existence, taking it to the fourth position in console sales in US history and the sixth position in terms of sales in the world. It’s just behind the PlayStation 2, Xbox 360 and Wii.

    Image Credit: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Image Credit: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Elden Ring took second place in the list of best-selling games in April. Overall, it remains the best-selling game this year and over the past 12 months. So, Elden Ring outperformed Call of Duty: Vanguard in terms of revenue. FromSoftware’s role-playing action sales are known to have been 13.4 million copies as of March 31st.

In April, LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga became the best-selling game in the United States across all platforms: Nintendo, PlayStation, Xbox and Steam. It also ranked second in the ranking of best-selling games of 2022 and sixth for the last 12 months.

Aside from Star Wars, Nintendo Switch Sports is the only new release to make the top 10. It ranked fifth in terms of physical copies sold.

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