A new GamesBeat event is around the corner! Learn more about what comes next. 

Luigi’s Mansion 3 may have come out on October 31, but it still managed to be the third best-selling game in the U.S. for the month. That’s according to market analyst The NPD Group.

Luigi’s latest spooky adventure was also the best-selling Switch game for October. It also had the best debut month for any entry in the franchise, beating the original Luigi’s Mansion.

The first Luigi’s Mansion was a launch game for the GameCube back in November 2001. Its first sequel, Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon, came out for the 3DS in 2013.

Luigi’s Mansion 3 wasn’t the only new Switch game to chart. Ring Fit Adventure was No. 10 on The NPD Group’s October list. The Switch was also the month’s best-selling console.


Three top investment pros open up about what it takes to get your video game funded.

Watch On Demand

And if you’re wondering what the month’s best-selling game was, that honor goes (unsurprisingly) to Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.


GamesBeat's creed when covering the game industry is "where passion meets business." What does this mean? We want to tell you how the news matters to you -- not just as a decision-maker at a game studio, but also as a fan of games. Whether you read our articles, listen to our podcasts, or watch our videos, GamesBeat will help you learn about the industry and enjoy engaging with it. How will you do that? Membership includes access to:
  • Newsletters, such as DeanBeat
  • The wonderful, educational, and fun speakers at our events
  • Networking opportunities
  • Special members-only interviews, chats, and "open office" events with GamesBeat staff
  • Chatting with community members, GamesBeat staff, and other guests in our Discord
  • And maybe even a fun prize or two
  • Introductions to like-minded parties
Become a member