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NBA 2K22 was the top selling title in the US across all new releases in 2021

The latest NBA 2K22 figures have been released for 2021 and NBA 2K22 took the top spot. So, why did they do so well this year and what are the actual numbers?

Don't worry, we're going to go over exactly what these numbers mean and more importantly, why they're important.

Let's take a look at the sales numbers in 2021 and what it means for NBA 2K22.

NBA 2K22 Tops the US Charts for 2021

When it comes to making an incredible game that players love, NBA 2K22 went above and beyond. The latest report has NBA 2K22 as the top-selling title in the US for 2021 releases.

This is huge because the game had plenty of competition to go up against in 2021. Madden 22 and MLB The Show 21 were two of the competitors involved.

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CHART TOPPER: NBA 2K22 was the top selling new release in the US for 2021

8 million units sold with 1.9 million users playing every single day makes NBA 2K22 a massive success. This is great news for the future and NBA 2K23.

Let's go over what the success of NBA 2K22 means for players for the current game and future games.

What this means for NBA 2K22 & NBA 2K23

When a game performs this well, it usually means great things in the future. NBA 2K22's success means that the team will put even more effort into games in the future.

This could mean better updates, more game modes, enhanced gameplay, and more. We know that next gen is where the main focus is, but NBA 2K23 will likely continue supporting current gen as well.

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Based on their sales for 2021, NBA 2K22 did almost everything right. As we continue through Season 4 and Season 5, we should see even more updates brought to the game.

More importantly, we should expect a ton of of new additions and groundbreaking graphics when NBA 2K23 is finally revealed.

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