The April 2019 NPD results have been released, with details courtesy of NPD analyst Mat Piscatella. Per the results, NetherRealm’s Mortal Kombat 11 took the top spot on all three consoles and instantly became the second-bestselling game of the year. Days Gone took the number two spot and is already the bestselling game ever developed by Bend Studio. MLB The Show 19 took third place, maintaining its position from last month.

Regarding hardware sales, the Nintendo Switch was the bestselling console of April 2019 in the U.S.

Here are the numbers for the April 2019 NPD results:
  • Total Video Game Sales: $842 million (Up 1% from $838 million in April 2018)
  • Video Games Hardware: $160 million (Down 29% from $225 million)
  • PC and Console Software: $427 million (Up 15% from $370 million)
  • Video Games Accessories & Game Cards: $256 million (Up 5% from $243 million)
Here’s the April 2019 game sales rankings (based on dollar sales, not units):
  1. Mortal Kombat 11
  2. Days Gone
  3. MLB 19: The Show
  4. Tom Clancy’s The Division 2**
  5. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*
  6. Grand Theft Auto V
  7. Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice**
  8. Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII**
  9. NBA 2K19
  10. Yoshi’s Crafted World*
  11. Red Dead Redemption II
  12. Mario Kart 8*
  13. Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey
  14. Minecraft***
  15. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe*
  16. Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster
  17. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild*
  18. Jump Force
  19. Battlefield V*
  20. Borderlands

* Digital sales not included
** PC digital sales not included
***Minecraft digital sales on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One included

Here’s the bestselling games of April 2019 by platform:
PlayStation 4
  1. Mortal Kombat 11
  2. Days Gone
  3. MLB 19: The Show
  4. Tom Clancy’s The Division 2
  5. Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
  6. Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII
  7. NBA 2K19
  8. Red Dead Redemption II
  9. Grand Theft Auto V
  10. Marvel’s Spider-Man
Xbox One 
  1. Mortal Kombat 11
  2. Tom Clancy’s The Division 2
  3. Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII
  4. Grand Theft Auto V
  5. Red Dead Redemption II
  6. NBA 2K19
  7. Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
  8. Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey
  9. Forza Horizon 4
  10. Borderlands: The Handsome Collection
Nintendo Switch 
  1. Mortal Kombat 11
  2. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*
  3. Yoshi’s Crafted World*
  4. Mario Kart 8*
  5. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe*
  6. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild*
  7. Super Mario Party*
  8. Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster
  9. Super Mario Odyssey*
  10. Labo Toy-Con 04 VR Kit
Here’s the bestselling games of 2019 year-to-date:
  1. Kingdom Hearts III
  2. Mortal Kombat 11
  3. Tom Clancy’s The Division 2**
  4. Anthem**
  5. Resident Evil 2 2019
  6. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*
  7. Red Dead Redemption II
  8. Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice**
  9. Jump Force
  10. MLB 19: The Show

For more information, please consult Mat Piscatella’s thread here. If you’d like to see the results for the March 2019 NPD charts, check here.