SuperData, the Nielsen firm centered on digital gaming business analysis, shared its latest monthly report for the month of December 2020 the place Cyberpunk 2077 dominated the charts.
The truth is, in accordance with SuperData, it was the most important digital launch of all time and the game’s extended refunds did not considerably have an effect on mixture gross sales.
Cyberpunk 2077 had the most important recreation launch of all time primarily based on digital income and digital items offered (10.2M)*. A profitable advertising and marketing marketing campaign and the popularity of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt offered the hype mandatory for the CD Projekt Crimson title to interrupt data regardless of points together with efficiency issues on consoles, widespread glitches and the indefinite elimination of the sport from the PlayStation Retailer. An especially excessive share of digital gross sales (80%) had been on PC, possible because of the delisting on PlayStation and general state of the console variations.
* These estimates do embody digital copies which were refunded, however our information exhibits that refunds didn’t considerably have an effect on the sport’s mixture gross sales.
General, the digital gaming market had a document month of December with $12 billion in gross income (the best month-to-month whole ever recorded) and a 15% progress on a year-over-year foundation in accordance with SuperData. Different prime performers underlined within the report embody sturdy Fortnite earnings (the best the sport had seen since August, due to huge occasions reminiscent of the fight against Galactus when 15.3 million concurrent users were online) in addition to the best digital month-to-month earnings to this point for Rockstar’s GTA On-line due to the discharge of the Cayo Perico Heist, the game’s biggest update ever released.
Amongst Us fell a bit from the unimaginable participant figures registered final month, but it surely nonetheless was virtually thrice as common because the second most performed recreation (Roblox). SuperData additionally estimates Nintendo Switch sales for the game to be 3.2 million.