The best-selling games of 2020 features a lot of Call of Duty, Nintendo, and other familiar names as sales soared through the year.
“The Last of Us: Part II now ranks as the third best-selling Sony-published game in U.S. history in dollar sales, trailing only Marvel’s Spider-Man, and 2018’s God of War.” Nice!
There are youtubers that tried to say the game didn't sell well at all. They tried to say that the initial 4 million pre-order sales were all hype, then after the first week, sales then dropped off a cliff and the game was a failure. OH HOW WRONG THEY WERE. Lets hope they report on this, but you know they won't. The success of The Last Of Us part 2 does not fit their narrative.
I just saw a sad little tweet about how the game was 'crushed' in sales by Ghost of Tsushima, and how much of a loser Druckmann was. Those people still seem to be seething over the game's success.
These envious folks will come up with lies,denial & delusion. The TLOU2 was a success.
I saw Angry Jow say it would not sell well past it's initial launch and saying that after pre-orders, the sales would then tank.
And got it’s ass kicked by Nintendo in sales. Not nice!
PS4 has sold more than the Switch by around 50 million In the 7 weeks since the PS5 has launched, the PS5 is outselling the Switch world wide in that time frame. With only limited stock.
The Switch will catch up to PS4 easily. A new console always sells fast at launch.
@potatoseal - the Switch is tracking above the PS4 currently if you align launches. Yes the demand for PS5 is high.
@ Neon, yeah, and it's a hand-held with no competition that purposefully did not launch alongside Sony of MS. The vast majority of Switch owners also own a PS4 or Xbox One. It's a companion handheld to go alongside a PS4. Show me a person that only owns a Switch and no other last gen console, and I'll show a person that's in a small minority.
@potato The Switch also suffered from shortages. I'm not sure why you are acting like this is unique to PS5.
Well done to Miles Morales. It was just released in November and made the top 20 highest selling games of the entire year coming in at number 12. And some sales guesstimation speculation articles and reddit threads tried to say the game flopped. Of course it didn't sell as well as Spider-Man, but it's a raging success.
Seems like everyone's eating, cant ask for more🤷♂️
Some people are not going to be happy seeing You know what on that list. They will more than likely say, Sony is paying them and the list is rigged.
Anyone thinking The Last of Us Part II isn't going to sell very well is delusional. What I am interested in, however, is how its sequel (if exists) will perform. People who played it don't seem to talk about it as much as the first game.
I'm sure if there is another The Last of Us game, I'm sure it will do well, considering how The Last of Us Part II received by far the most game of the year awards in 2020: https://www.gameawards.net/...
Lol are you kidding? For months people couldn't stop talking about it. Even the people who supposedly hated it couldn't stop talking about it.
I remember them saying this game will ve forgotten in a month. 7 months now and they're still talking about it. I have seen it.
There was just an article on it the other day. A lot of ppl are still waiting for the MP.
I'm so happy Tony Hawk Pro Skater made the top 20, the game is perfect and everything a remake should be so I cant wait for them to hopefully remake 3 &4 as well as the underground series.
Immortals fenyx rising is no where to be seen ..
I feel like if the game was released after the holiday rush it would have done much better in early 2022. Sometimes these publishers make no sense like when EA released battlefield and titan fall few weeks from each other
Well CP 2077 was released after it and yet managed to secure a spot there..
I meant to say early 2021 Pace Not a fair comparison are you overlooking the fact CP was one of the most hyped releases of past 10+ years while this game was called a different name before it got a name change
Not only was it a new IP, but the NAME... the name is crazy obscure. They messed up with the name of the game big time imo. I know avid gamers that have no idea that the game even exists, let alone what it's called.
It was originally called Gods & Monsters and got a name change late in production . I don’t think many people realized it and it didn’t get much publicity after the change
You can copy the best, but it’s still a Zelda Breath of the Wild clone. That’s why it failed.
Nintendo is all over the list. Third highest selling game of the group. For all the grief Call Of Duty gets, twelve years in a row at the top of the list is impressive.
We can put COD there every year that franchise no matter what anyone says sells. It's been a while since I bought one and when I do it's usually for single player anyway
That last COD campaign was decent and had some good moments
Sony's games did really really well
Nintendo once again kicking Microsoft and Sony’s asses with the highest selling exclusive of the year. Nothing new, Nintendo are just the superior company.
Nintendo is the "superior company"? lol....yeah, about that. Of the three, Microsoft is the "superior company" in every way. And it isn't even close. Revenue tops $140 billion a year. Next is Sony with over $70 billion a year. Nintendo comes in last at $12 billion. Hell, Sony's gaming segment alone brings in more than that at $20 billion. As a gaming company, Sony is superior to both Nintendo and Microsoft in regards to revenue. But why is that? Well, while you are bragging you somehow failed to realize that the majority of the games on that list are not on Switch at all. That is a hell of a lot of revenue going to PS and Xbox that Switch never sees. So yeah, congrats to Nintendo on Animal Crossing doing well, but you seriously need to step back from the kool-aid you are drinking when it comes to judging companies.
Glad to see Miles Morales make the list. It is such a great follow up the OG Spider-Man game. I really hope they make Miles more of a central character in the sequel and or release DLC for the PS4/PS5 game. I need more of it. Glad to see The Last of Us Part 2 sold well. I am enjoying my first playthrough of it and I have no problems with it thus far. Pretty solid list overall besides seeing CoD and Madden on the list
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