The Nintendo Swap continues to dominate the UK gross sales charts, with Animal Crossing: New Horizons holding onto the highest spot for a second week – regardless of shedding virtually 50% of its gross sales over the earlier seven days. That is to be anticipated as gross sales historically droop at first of the yr, however the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic – mixed with a contemporary lockdown in the UK – has helped shift greater than 260,000 boxed video games previously week.
Based on our friends over at Gamesindustry.biz, Swap recreation gross sales are up over 123% in contrast with the identical week final yr, which reveals simply how robust the corporate’s grip is on the UK market proper now.
The evergreen Mario Kart eight Deluxe rose one place to No.2, whereas Simply Dance 2021 rose two locations to say third place (amazingly, virtually 90% of that recreation’s bodily gross sales thus far have been on Nintendo Swap). Ring Match Journey jumped again into the highest 10 because of a 24% improve in gross sales, and New Tremendous Mario Bros. U Deluxe rose one place to ninth place. It wasn’t all excellent news for Mario, nevertheless, because the time-limited Tremendous Mario 3D All-Stars dropped 42% of its gross sales in comparison with the earlier week and falls out of the highest 10, touchdown in 11th place.
Here is a take a look at this week’s prime ten all codecs chart for the week ending January ninth::
[Compiled by GFK]
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