GTA V Tops Sept. Retail Sales Charts

Grand Theft Auto V was the top selling game in September, according to data released by retail research firm NPD Group. Given how well the game performed in its first three days of release – generating over $1 billion in sales to become the best selling game of all time – this should come as a shock to no one.

The biggest changes come in the hardware sector where Wii U sales tripled month-over-month after a $50 drop, and the PS3 finally managed to outsell the Xbox 360, which was on top of the market month-to-month for 32 months. The success of the PS3 this month was largely due to a PS3-exclusive GTAV hardware bundle…

The 3DS remained top overall hardware seller for the fifth consecutive month. The 3DS will have a better October, thanks to the recent release of the 2DS which is a lot cheaper and the retail release of Pokémon X & Y…

Check out the top ten list of best selling games for Sept. below:

Top 10 Games (New Physical Retail only, excludes digital)
1 Grand Theft Auto V (360, PS3)
2 Madden NFL 25 (360, PS3)
3 NBA 2K14 (360, PS3)
4 Diablo III (360, PS3, PC)
5 FIFA 14 (360, PS3, Vita)
6 Kingdom Hearts 1.5 HD ReMIX (PS3)
7 Disney Infinity (360, WII, PS3, NWU, 3DS)
8 NHL 14 (360, PS3)
9 Minecraft (360)
10 Saints Row IV (360, PS3, PC)

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