EA's Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is apparently the second best-grossing game in the United States for the last 12 months.
That's according to research firm NPD Group's Mat Piscatella, who shared what the most successful releases for the 12 months ending October 2020 were on Twitter (below).
Jedi: Fallen Order is second only to Activision's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and comes in ahead of Nintendo Switch exclusive Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Digital sales haven't been included in sales of titles from that platform at the behest of Nintendo. Because, um, Nintendo.
Perhaps unsurprisingly, Madden NFL 21 and 20 both make an appearance in the Top Ten at No.4 and No.6 respectively, sandwiching PlayStation 4 exclusive The Last of Us: Part II, which sits in fifth place. Fellow PS4 exclusive Ghost of Tsushima was the seventh best-selling title of the 12 month period, while Nintendo Switch titles Pokémon Sword and Mario Kart 8: Deluxe take No.8 and No.9 respectively. Rounding off the Top Ten is Square Enix's Final Fantasy VII: Remake.
Jedi: Fallen Order launched in November 2019. Publisher EA reckoned the game would sell between six and eight million units by March 2020, but in January upgraded this prediction to 10m copies off of the back of strong sales.
By the end of the financial year in March, the game had been played by more than 10m people.
US NPD SW - 12 Months End October 2020 Top 10 Sellers pic.twitter.com/deJmanG3Wk— Mat Piscatella (@MatPiscatella) November 13, 2020