Slowly but surely, video games are starting to hit retail in the UK, and this week there’s a new No.1 in the box.
Focus Home Interactive’s Aliens: Fireteam Elite comfortably takes the top spot, making it Focus’s first No.1 in three years.
The title sold best on PS5 (42% of sales), followed by Xbox Series S / X (31%) and then PS4 (27%).
The game sold more than double that of Mario Kart 8: Deluxe, which ranks second. Mario Kart actually climbed two places on the charts despite a 6% drop in sales week over week.
Last week’s No.1, Sony’s Ghost of Tsushima: Director’s Cut, dropped from No.1 to No.9 after sales fell 50% week-over-week. Indeed, major PS5 exclusives have all fallen by around 50% in week-over-week sales, including Spider-Man: Miles Morales (# 3 through # 5) and Ratchet & Clank: Rift. Apart (from n ° 2 to n ° 5). .12). These games move up and down the rankings based on the availability of PS5 hardware.
There were other new games on the charts. No More Heroes 3 arrives at # 16 on Nintendo Switch. The game will likely have performed better as a digital version, and digital data is not reflected in these graphics.
Meanwhile, Sniper: Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 – Elite Edition arrives at # 31 on PlayStation 5.
Here are the top ten GfK for the week ending August 28, 2021:
|Last week||This week||Title|
|New entry||1||Aliens: Fireteam Elite|
|4||2||Mario Kart 8: Deluxe|
|6||4||Grand Theft Auto 5|
|3||5||Spider-Man: Miles Morales|
|8||7||Animal Crossing: New Horizons|
|1||9||Ghost of Tsushima: Director’s Cut|
|12||ten||The Last of Us: Part 2|