Top 10 Best Selling Games of September 2012 (USA)

12 October 2012
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What were the Top 10 best selling games in September 2012 in the United States?

The newest NPD numbers are in, and so are the top lists of the highest selling game systems and games for September in America.

Here is the full Top 10:

1. Madden NFL 13 (Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PS Vita) Electronic Arts — 2.55+ Million Sales (up 11% over Madden 12)
2. Borderlands 2 (Xbox 360, PS3, PC) Take Two Interactive — 1.48 Million Sales (up 234% over Borderlands 1)
3. FIFA Soccer 13 (Xbox 360, PS3, PS Vita, Wii, 3DS, PSP) Electronic Arts
4. New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS) Nintendo — 295,000+ Sales
5. Guild Wars 2 (PC) NCSoft
6. NHL 13 (Xbox 360, PS3) Electronic Arts
7. World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria (PC/Mac) Activision Blizzard
8. NCAA Footbal 13 (Xbox 360, PS3) Electronic Arts
9. Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Wii, Xbox 360, NDS, PS3, 3DS, PS Vita, PC) Warner Bros. Interactive
10. Battlefield 3 (Xbox 360, PS3, PC) Electronic Arts

** Includes CE, GOTY editions, bundles, etc. but not those bundled with hardware. Physical retail copies only.

The multiplatform Madden NFL 13 release was a massive success selling over 10 times what last month’s Darksiders II did. 2.55 Million American Football fans bought the game! Here’s the TV commercial starring Ray Lewis and Paul Rudd:

System Sales in September 2012:

1. Xbox 360 – Sold 270,000 Units.
3. Nintendo 3DS – Sold 213,000+ Units.
2. PlayStation 3
4. Nintendo DS
5. Nintendo Wii
6 & 7. PlayStation Vita & PSP

More and more gamers are getting connected through Xbox Live and using Xbox 360 for both gaming and as a multimedia box.

NPD’s Overall US Dollar Sales In September (August 26-September 29):

• Total retail sales: $843.3 million (-24%)
• Non-PC hardware: $210.9 million (-39%)
• Non-PC software: $497.4 million (-18%)
• Accessories: $139.9 million (-11%)
• Total software: $547.3 million (-14%)

Via NeoGAF

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