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Anthem Debuts at the Top of the US Charts in February

Anthem Debuts at the Top of the US Charts in February - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 19 March 2019 / 5,185 Views

Anthem debuted at the top of the US monthly charts for February 2019, according to NPD. It is also the second best-selling game of 2019 and is the second-highest launch in BioWare history, only behind 2012's Mass Effect 3.

Jump Force debuted in second on the charts and is the third-highest total ever for a game published by Bandai Namco Games. Kingdom Hearts III drops to third, but remains the best-selling game of the year.

Metro Exodus debuted in eighth ad set a franchise record, outselling the first month sales of Metro: Last Light by almost 50 percent

Here are the top 20 best-selling games in February 2019 in terms of dollars:

  1. Anthem**
  2. Jump Force
  3. Kingdom Hearts III
  4. Far Cry New Dawn
  5. Red Dead Redemption II
  6. Resident Evil 2 2019
  7. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*
  8. Metro: Exodus**
  9. NBA 2K19
  10. Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII**
  11. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe*
  12. Mario Kart 8*
  13. Grand Theft Auto V
  14. Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey
  15. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild*
  16. Minecraft ***
  17. Super Mario Party*
  18. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege
  19. Madden NFL 19**
  20. Marvel’s Spider-Man

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

Here are the top 10 best-selling games by platform:

Xbox One

  1. Anthem
  2. Jump Force
  3. Far Cry New Dawn
  4. Red Dead Redemption II
  5. Kingdom Hearts III
  6. Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII
  7. NBA 2K19
  8. Resident Evil 2 2019
  9. Metro: Exodus
  10. Grand Theft Auto V

PlayStation 4

  1.  Anthem
  2. Jump Force
  3. Kingdom Hearts III
  4. Red Dead Redemption II
  5. Resident Evil 2 2019
  6. Metro: Exodus
  7. Far Cry New Dawn
  8. NBA 2K19
  9. Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII
  10. Marvel’s Spider-Man

Nintendo Switch

  1.  Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  2. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe
  3. Mario Kart 8
  4. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  5. Super Mario Party
  6. Super Mario Odyssey
  7. Pokemon: Lets Go Pikachu
  8. Pokemon: Lets Go Eevee
  9. Splatoon 2
  10. Minecraft

Nintendo 3DS

  1.  Yo-Kai Watch 3
  2. Etrian Odyssey: Nexus
  3. Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story + Bowser Jr’s Journey
  4. Pokemon: Ultra Sun
  5. Pokemon: Ultra Moon
  6. The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D
  7. Super Smash Bros.
  8. Super Mario Maker
  9. Mario Kart 7
  10. Super Mario 3D Land

Thanks VentureBeat.

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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Azzanation (on 20 March 2019)

Surprising seeing the backlash Anthem received.

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Harkins1721 (on 19 March 2019)

That's unfortunate

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zorg1000 Harkins1721 (on 20 March 2019)

It will still miss EA's forcast by quite a bit

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StriderKiwi (on 20 March 2019)

Color me impressed. Was not expecting Anthem, Jump Force, Kingdom Hearts AND Metro to do great in February what with the stiff competition.

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Keybladewielder (on 20 March 2019)

Yaaaaaaasss at KH3 being in the top 3.

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