U.S. May Sales Chart

NPD analyst Mat Piscatella tweets about U.S. video game spending trends for May, saying: "MAY 2020 US NPD THREAD - May 2020 tracked spending across Video Game Hardware, Software, Accessories and Game Cards totaled $977 million, 52 percent higher when compared to a year ago. This is the highest tracked spend for a May month since the $1.2 billion achieved in May 2008." Also, there's a May 2020 Sales Chart on the NPD Group Website outlining the top selling video games for the month in the U.S. combining both retail and digital formats. Here's the chart:

Top 10 Selling Video Games (Retail and Digital) May 2020
Rank Rank Last Month Title Publisher
1 2 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Activision
2 5 Grand Theft Auto V Take Two
3 3 Animal Crossing New Horizons* Nintendo
4 4 NBA 2K20 Take Two
5 14 Mortal Kombat 11 Warner Bros.
6 10 Red Dead Redemption 2 Take Two
7 11 Minecraft* Microsoft, Nintendo
8 1 Final Fantasy VII: Remake Square Enix
9 28 Assassin's Creed: Odyssey Ubisoft
10 18 Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Electronic Arts
* Digital sales on Nintendo eShop not included