God of War: Ragnarok was the best-selling physical game for the past week in the UK. Kratos’ latest adventure repeats after closing the last week of 2022 also in first place, when it managed to become the fourth best launch of last year in physical sales.
It is a quiet week with no news in stores. FIFA 23 remains in second place while Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 close the podium. Behind them, several Nintendo Switch games occupy the top 10.
The market waits the main news that will begin to arrive in the coming days, including new generation versions of Dragon Ball Z: Kakarotthe RPG One Piece Odyssey, Fire Emblem Engage, Forspoken either Dead Space Remake, among others. January titles like Monster Hunter Rise on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series, Persona 4 Golden either persona 3 portable They only have online distribution.
The sale of games, consoles and accessories fell slightly in the United Kingdom during 2022 compared to 2021. 34.2 million games were sold according to GSD, which includes physical and digital sales from most major publishers, which is 6% less than the previous year. Gamesindustry attributes it to the stock problems of these months and the decline in popularity of old games because the news did come true: FIFA 23 sold 4% more than FIFA 22, Modern Warfare 2 grew 67% compared to Vanguard and Pokémon Scarlet and Purple by 36% compared to Pokémon Brilliant Diamond / Shimmering Pearl.
The ten best-selling physical games in the UK
one. God of War Ragnarok
2. FIFA 23
3. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Four. Mario Kart 8: Deluxe
5. pokemon purple
6. Nintendo Switch Sports
7. Pokemon Scarlet
8. Animal Crossing: New Horizons
9. Minecraft (Switch)
10. New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe