NPD October 2017: Nintendo Switch Named Best Selling Console, Shadow of War Best Selling Game


Research Firm NPD has shared their report for the month of October 2017 and as per the details in it – Nintendo Switch was named as the best selling video game hardware in the United States. This is not all – Super NES Classic Edition was named as the second best selling console. Nintendo issued a press statement which provided some additional information – one of them was when combined with the sales of Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo accounted for the 2/3rd of all video game hardware sold, a feat they achieved for the second month in a row.

Nintendo Switch - Best Selling October 2017 Video Game Console

In terms of software sales – Super Mario Odyssey was named the best selling Nintendo games – the first position was taken by Middle-earth: Shadow of War, followed by Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed Origins. NPD stated that sales of Middle-earth: Shadow of War was 20% better than its predecessors (when sales were compared for both for the launch month), and Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed Origins outsold its predecessor – Assassin’s Creed Syndicate.

Ubisoft was named the best publisher of October 2017 all thanks to the games like – Assassin’s Creed Origin, South Park: The Fractured But Whole, Ghost Recon Wildlands, Rainbow Six Siege. You guys can check out the Top 10 Best Selling Games For October 2017 (according to the details shared by NPD).