COD Black Ops 4 Beats Red Dead Redemption 2 In Sales For October

Rockstar Games’ Red Dead Redemption 2 absolutely flew off the shelves when it launched last month, and honestly, people really don’t have a bad word to say about it.

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Pulling in shockingly impressive launch sales numbers, and wowing both fans and critics, RDR2 has just about become one of the most popular games of all time.

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At least, people thought that was the case…

It’s been announced [via IGN/NPD] that RDR2 wasn’t the best-selling game in North America for October 2018 – Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 was.

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Now, to put that in perspective, Black Ops 4 released a whole two weeks before RDR2, giving it a chance to sell a butt-load more copies – especially considering that RDR2 launched in the last week of the month.

But, Black Ops 4 is reportedly the best-selling game of the whole of 2018, with its launch-month monetary sales jumping to the eighth highest on record (since NPD started tracking the sales of games in 1995).

Credit: Rockstar Games

According to NPD, here are the 20 best-selling games of October 2018:

    1. Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII
    2. Red Dead Redemption II
    3. Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey
    4. NBA 2K19
    5. Super Mario Party*
    6. Soul Calibur VI
    7. FIFA 19^
    8. Marvel’s Spider-Man
    9. Madden NFL 19^
    10. WWE 2K19
    11. Forza Horizon 4
    12. Lego DC Super Villains
    13. My Hero One’s Justice
    14. Shadow Of The Tomb Raider
    15. Mario Kart 8
    16. Grand Theft Auto V
    17. Super Mario Odyssey
    18. Diablo III
    19. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
    20. NHL 19