The NPD Group’s list of the best-selling games in August is full of names that came out in July or earlier. Heck, from freaking 2013 was the No. 3 best-selling game of the month. But it wasn’t all bad news for new releases, especially for .
The Nintendo Switch exclusive placed 10th on the list. Compared to games like Madden, , and Grand Theft Auto V, Astral Chain is at a disadvantage. It is only available on a single platform. The NPD Group also did not track digital sales for Astral Chain.
Astral Chain wasn’t the only August release to have a good debut. is No. 15 on the best-sellers list. That’s a good debut for a 4X strategy game that is only available