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Watch Dogs leads US May software charts

Ubisoft IP holds off Mario Kart 8 and MLB 14: The Show

Ubisoft's Watch Dogs was the top-selling game at physical retail in US in May, reports NPD.

The open-world adventure beat out Nintendo's Mario Kart 8 and Sony's MLB 14: The Show, which rounded out the top three.

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New physical retail software sales for the month hit around $284 million, up significantly from the $188 million of May 2013.

Major releases including Watch Dogs, Mario Kart 8, Wolfenstein: The New Order, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, and Kirby: Triple Deluxe sparked a turnaround in software sales, following six consecutive months of declines.

PS4 topped the hardware sales charts in May for the fifth consecutive month. Hit that link for the full NPD report.

Here are the top-selling games in US in May (physical retail only):

1)Watch Dogs (PS4, XBO, 360, PS3, PC)
2)Mario Kart 8 (NWU)
3)MLB 14: The Show (PS4, PS3, PSV)
4)Wolfenstein: The New Order (PS4, XBO, 360, PS3, PC)
5)Minecraft (360, PS3)
6)The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (360, PS3, PS4, XBO, 3DS, NWU)
7)NBA 2K14 (360, PS4. PS3, XBO, PC)
8)Titanfall (360, XBO, PC)
9)Kirby: Triple Deluxe (3DS)
10)Call Of Duty: Ghosts (360, PS4, PS3, XBO, PC, NWU)

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