Kingdom Hearts III tops US sales charts

Kingdom Hearts III may have taken years to make, but the wait seems to have been worth it. After shipping over 5 million copies in its first week, Kingdom Hearts III was also able to take the number one spot as January's best selling game. While Kingdom Hearts 2 also topped the charts in its launch month back in 2006, the latest title was able to outsell it, with a 2.5-times increase in dollar sales.

Kingdom Hearts III tops US sales charts
Meanwhile, Resident Evil 2 was able to snag second place, driving more the than original did in its launch month, back in 1998. New Super Mario Bro's U Delux took the bronze medal, with it selling more than 30% higher than the Wii U original, which cameout in November 2012.

You can see the top 20 best sellers below:

  1. Kingdom Hearts III
  2. Resident Evil 2
  3. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe
  4. Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII
  5. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  6. Red Dead Redemption II
  7. Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown
  8. NBA 2K19
  9. Mario Kart 8
  10. Grand Theft Auto V
  11. Madden NFL 19
  12. Tales Of Vesperia
  13. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  14. Battlefield V
  15. Super Mario Party
  16. Minecraft
  17. Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey
  18. Marvel’s Spider-Man
  19. FIFA 19
  20. Super Mario Odyssey 

However, there is some bad news to this story, as the industry slipped to a 19% year-over-year decline in the United States.

For what we thought of Kingdom Hearts III, check out our review.

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