The Top 5 Best Selling Video Game Titles in the US 2009

  Game US Sales Publisher
1 Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 8.82 million units Activision
2 Wii Sports Resort 4.54 million units Nintendo
3 New Super Mario Bros. Wii 4.23 million units Nintendo
4 Wii Fit Plus 5.80 million units Nintendo
5 Wii Fit 5.44 million units Nintendo
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 Facts
  1. Video game software unit sales in the United States declined seven percent for all of 2009.
  2. Combined video game software unit sales across the world's three largest games markets experienced a decline of 8 percent in calendar year 2009, totaling 379.3 million units according to NPD.
  3. Japan showed the most modest decline in sales with a 2 percent decline in software units.
  4. The United States and UK saw respective declines of 7 percent and 14 percent.
  5. According to the NPD group, the overall gaming software market in 2009 declined in large part due to the shrinking PlayStation 2 software market, which experienced a 57 percent decrease across the top global markets in 2009 based on units: U.S. -56 percent; UK -67 percent; Japan -55 percent.
Top 5 facts sources: http://www.npd.com/press/releases/press_100203a.html
Tags: Top 5 Best Selling, Gaming

Sources:  NPD group Top Global Markets Report

List Notes: Sales figures are rounded. Sales are for the year 2009.
Best Selling Video Game Titles in the US 2009

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