As it happens every month, the NPD Group revealed the statisticsof the sales of videogames industry within the entire United States, providing us with the numberscorresponding to the last month, August.
Although for many it is a surprising fact, Madden NFL 21 was the best-selling game in the United States last month, being the object of interest for thousands of players in the country who are very loyal to this EA Sports franchise.
In fact, despite all the criticism and bad reviews that many specialists and videogame pages have given to it, Madden NFL 21 managed to sell more units during its first month than its predecessor, so the success of the franchise, at least on American soil, it is an absolutely irrefutable fact.
The great variety of options that this game offers within its gameplay to play alone or with friends is definitely its most attractive thing. Madden Ultimate Team is a resounding success and thousands of players enjoy this game mode daily.
There are even some who prefer to buy MUT Coins to quickly acquire the best players and start competing at the highest level, a true phenomenon that has formed a large community around this game.
Madden NFL 21 sold more units than UFC 4.
The sales merit of Madden NFL 21 is even more astonishing because UFC 4 was also launched during the same month, being another of the American community’s favorite video games.
So, managed to outsell its predecessor even with the launch of UFC 4 the same month is a fact that they are surely celebrated with great joy in the offices of Electronic Arts.
Here is the list of the 10 best-selling games of August in the United States. The numbersbetween the parentheses indicates the previous month ranking position of each game.
Another curious fact of the NPD Group report is that the eleventh place of the list was occupied by The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, a game with more than 4 years on the market thatmanages to get into the best-seller lists for its great quality and the excellent reception that Nintendo Switch is getting before the launch of PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series in November.
In fact, the Nintendo Switch was the best-selling console of August in United States, even though Madden NFL 21 is not available on the hybrid console.
Madden NFL 21 is now available on PS4, Xbox One and PC, and so are the Madden NFL 21 coins on MUTeamGo store. The Madden NFL 21 release date for next-gen consoles PS5 and Xbox Series hasn’t been confirmed yet.