Genre breakdown of U.S. computer game sales in 2015

The statistic above presents a breakdown of U.S. computer game sales in 2015, broken down by genre. According to the data provided by the NPD Group, 18.7 percent of all computer games sold in the United States in 2015 were role-playing games. In terms of best selling PC game titles, the global trophy, as of late, belongs to The Sims, immediately followed by the World of Warcraft.

Genre breakdown of computer game sales in the United States in 2015

Share of units sold
Strategy36.4%
Casual25.8%
Role-playing18.7%
Shooter6.3%
Adventure5.9%
Action4.1%
Other games, compilations1.3%
Flight0.6%
Family entertainment0.3%
Racing0.3%
Sport games0.2%
Arcade0.1%
Children's entertainment0.1%
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Source

Release date

April 2016

Region

United States

Survey time period

2015

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