U.S. hardware/software sales for August 2022

A rougher month for Switch

20 September 2022
by rawmeatcowboy 1

The North American hardware and software sales data for August 2022 has come in, and we’ve got the complete breakdown. Let’s start things off with the top 20 games for August 2022, which you can see in the chart below.


Along with that, we have the breakdown on hardware sales and more, which you can read in full below.

  • August 2022 consumer spending across video game hardware, content and accessories declined 5% when compared to a year ago, to $4.10 billion
  • hardware dollar sales grew 14% when compared to a year ago, to $375 million
  • PlayStation 5 was August’s best-selling hardware platform in both unit and dollar sales
  • Switch has sold the highest number of units in 2022 thus far

You can also see the top 10 software sales specifically on Switch for August 2022 below.


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2y ago

Still a good month for those long tail sellers.