These have been a few of 2015's greatest promoting video games

These were some of 2015's best selling games

What video games bought probably the most copies in 2015? Precisely the titles you’d anticipate: the newest entries in lengthy-operating franchises like Name of Obligation: Black Ops III, Madden NFL sixteen and Fallout four. It isn’t shocking — sequels have the springboard benefit of an present fanbase — however disappointing: not a single new IP exhibits up on the NPD’s prime 10 greatest promoting video games listing for final yr.

That stated, this breakdown nonetheless makes a number of sense. The brand new Star Wars: Battlefront title was positive to promote droves within the wake of the franchise’s new function movie and Grand Theft Auto V (the fifth greatest promoting recreation of the yr, continentally) was one of the anticipated titles of this console era. NBA 2k16, Minecraft, Mortal Kombat X, FIFA sixteen and final yr’s Name of Obligation: Superior Warfare rounded out the final 5 prime-sellers for the yr.

So far as new and distinctive titles go, final yr’s NPD greatest sellers have been much more fascinating, together with not solely two new IPs (Watch Canine and Future), however a console-unique title as nicely (Tremendous Smash Bros). Nonetheless, should you missed out on 2015’s hottest video games, have a look — with a large mixture of well-liked franchise video games, there was one thing for everybody in 2015.

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