NPD August US Videogame Sales Analysis

NPD analyst Mat Piscatella tweets NPD's August video game sales analysis for August 2021. This includes chart that delves into detail, but Mat also offers a handy summary:
August 2021 US NPD THREAD - August 2021 consumer spending across video game hardware, content and accessories grew 7% when compared to a year ago, to an August record $4.4B. YTD consumer spending totaled $37.9B, a 13% increase when compared to the same period in 2020.