The NPD Group have released their monthly industry report for September, and it reveals that Electronic Arts published five of the ten best-selling titles in North America during the month, with an assortment of sports games. Topping the chart at the #1 spot was Madden NFL 2013.
Following Madden at #2 was popular co-operative shooter-cum-RPG, Borderlands 2, which Game Informer report sold 1.48 million copies in its first month on shelves. NPD’s Anita Frazier says that’s a 234% increase over launch sales of the original Borderlands.
Meanwhile, Game Informer also mention that New Super Mario Bros. 2 for the 3DS sold over 295,000 copies in its second month.
The top ten best-selling games in September were as follows:
|01.||Madden NFL 2013||PS3, 360, Wii, PSV||Electronic Arts|
|02.||Borderlands 2||PS3, 360, PC||Take 2|
|03.||FIFA Soccer 13||PS3, 360, 3DS, Wii, PSV, PSP||Electronic Arts|
|04.||New Super Mario Bros. 2||3DS||Nintendo|
|05.||Guild Wars 2||PC||NCSoft|
|06.||NHL 13||PS3, 360||Electronic Arts|
|07.||World of WarCraft: Mists of Pandaria||PC||Activision Blizzard|
|08.||NCAA Football 13||PS3, 360||Electronic Arts|
|09.||LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes||PS3, 360, 3DS, Wii, PC, PSV, DS||Warner Bros.|
|10.||Battlefield 3||PS3, 360, PC||Electronic Arts|