Persona 5 Ranks #2 in April 2017 NPD Sales, Biggest Debut of the Series in North America

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The NPD sales results—tracking U.S. game sales on a monthly basis—have been released for the month of April 2017, and Persona 5 was the second best selling game of last month.

April 2017 Sales

  1. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe*
  2. Persona 5*
  3. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild*
  4. MLB 17: The Show
  5. Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands
  6. Grand Theft Auto V
  7. Mass Effect: Andromeda
  8. NBA 2K17
  9. Overwatch**
  10. Call of Duty: Black Ops II
  11. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
  12. Horizon Zero Dawn
  13. Lego City Undercover
  14. Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix
  15. Lego Worlds
  16. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege
  17. Battlefield 1
  18. For Honor
  19. Nier: Automata
  20. Minecraft

*Does not include digital sales
**Battle.net sales not includes

Additionally, according to NPD analyst Mat Piscatella, Persona 5 had the biggest debut for the Persona series by far in the United States:

Persona 5 experienced the strongest debut month for any title in Persona franchise history, with packaged dollar sales five times that of the previous best-selling debut, Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4.

Persona 5 was the best selling PS4 game for the month of April 2017:

  1. Persona 5*
  2. MLB 17: The Show
  3. Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands
  4. Horizon Zero Dawn
  5. Grand Theft Auto V
  6. Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix
  7. Mass Effect: Andromeda
  8. NBA 2K17
  9. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
  10. Overwatch

Previously, it was reported that Persona 5 had debuted at the top of April 2017’s PlayStation Store downloads in North America, and that, as of April 5th, 2017, the game had shipped more than 1.5 million copies worldwide.

Persona 5 had topped the UK sales charts for its opening week, and it had also topped sales charts in Japan.

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  • FFXIIKD

    nice news! :D

  • Omega068

    Neat! Glad to hear it did so well. I wonder what the numbers would look like with the digital sales included.

  • Edgar

    And it was #1 on USA digital store!

  • AbdurRasheed Sadiq

    Great games deserve great sales

  • Fabio Corsini

    You’ll never see it coming…