NPD released its April 2019 report and unveiled the best-selling consoles and games of the month in the United States, providing a snapshot of industry health throughout the month.
Beginning with game sales, Mortal Kombat 11 was April's best selling game of the month, and immediately became the second best selling game in 2019 so far, only behind Kingdom Hearts III. It is also noteworthy that Mortal Kombat 11 is the first time a third party game was Switch's top seller a month ago Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle was No. 1 back in September 2017.
Days were No. 2 in April, and achieved sales that accounted for the seventh largest ever for a Sony published game during the launch month. It also develops Sony Bend Studios best-selling games ever after just a month of sales in the United States. MLB Show 1
Overall, video game sales across console, PC and portability reached $ 427 million in April 2019, an increase of 15 percent over the previous year. On a year-to-date, game sales have reached $ 1.9 billion, which is 4%.
. The Nintendo Switch was in April 2019's best-selling console in the form of sold units and dollar-powered PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The 32 GB neon red / blue system is the 2019's best-selling, individual hardware.
The strong performance of the Nintendo switch was not matched by all platforms, as the total hardware cost fell 29 percent to $ 160 million in April 2019. All other platforms are declining over the month. For the year 2019, hardware costs have fallen by 16 percent to $ 918 million.
The accessory category, which includes gaming cards, jumped 5 percent to $ 256 million. Amiibo Super Smash Bros Series 1 packages sold the best in April, while the black DualShock 4 controller is the 2019's best-selling accessory so far. Playing cards and controller expenses led the way. Along with hardware, software and accessories, total video game expenses in the US combined in April were $ 842 million, which is an increase of 1 percent. In 2019, total expenditure fell 2 per cent. To $ 4 billion.
April 2019 Bestsellers game in the United States All platforms
- Mortal Kombat 11
- Days Gone
- MLB 19 The Show
- The Division 2 ^
- Super Smash Bros. Ultimate *
- Grand Theft Auto V
- Sekiro: Shadows The Twice ^
- Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 ^
- NBA 2K19
- Yoshi & Crafted World
- Red Dead Redemption II
- Mario Kart 8 *
- Assassin's Creed Odyssey
- Minecraft #
- New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe *
- Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster  Battlefield V *
* Digital sales not included 
^ PC digital sales not included
] # Minecraft digital sales on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One included