At least in the United States and according to the NPD, this headline is true. Batman: Arkham City is an amazing game. Even today, almost eight years after its release, its mechanics and storyline are considered one of the best in a superhero game. It raised the bar for superhero games. Now, after so long, it was finally dethroned as the best selling superhero game in the United States. Batman: Arkham City lost best selling superhero game ever to Marvel’s Spider-Man. The NPD released an updated list of top-selling superhero videogames to match with the start of San Diego Comic-Con.
It's time for #ComicCon2019!
Video Games are a huge part of the Comic landscape.
Below are the lifetime sales leaders for Superhero Video Games from The NPD Group.
Congratulations to Marvel's Spider-Man, the best-selling Superhero Video Game of all-time in the U.S.! pic.twitter.com/2MF3jObYpH
— Mat Piscatella (@MatPiscatella) July 18, 2019
Mat Piscatella, from the NPD, made the best selling superhero game list available through Twitter. Marvel’s Spider-Man has been out for less than a year, making this feat even more impressive. Following Spider-Man in second place, sits the previous king of this category, Batman: Arkham City. Furthermore, it is good to see that both games benefited from great sales figures. For all superhero fans out there, you can be proud of your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man.
In other news, ChinaJoy confirmed Sony’s presence and a two-hour conference for PlayStation. Aside from this, Sony will also attend TGS and Gamescom. Check out all the details here.