Diablo 4 Becomes Third-Biggest Game Of 2023 After Huge Start; PS5 Continues To Soar In US

Circana, the research company formerly known as NPD, has released its report for June 2023 video game sales in the US, and Diablo IV and the PlayStation 5 dominated the charts.

Diablo IV was the best-selling game of June and immediately became the No. 3 best-selling game of 2023 so far, trailing only The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom and Hogwarts Legacy. Diablo IV crossed a devilish $666 million in sales after just five days. It is Blizzard’s fastest selling game ever. Blizzard has not, however, announced a specific sales number for Diablo IV as of yet.

Some of June’s other new releases landed in the top 20 for the month, including Final Fantasy XVI (No. 2), Street Fighter 6 (No. 3), F1 2023 (No. 15), and Story of Seasons: A Wonderful Life (No. 17). For Street Fighter 6 specifically, its launch-month sales were more than double those of Street Fighter V in February 2016.

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