Last year was the biggest ever for the video game industry. Mobile revenue continued to grow at an impressive rate, and strong sales for Sony's PlayStation 4 and MIcrosoft's Xbox One created healthy conditions for the console software market.
Digital sales continued to make up a larger piece of the pie, but retail is still crucial to the console market, and the recently released 2015 retail sales data from the NPD Group presents a good picture of the year's 10 biggest titles. How did big gaming publishers fare, including Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA), Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI), and Take Two Interactive (NASDAQ:TTWO)?
Click through the following presentation to learn which big video games managed to earn a spot on 2015's top-10 list and which companies won big.
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