Elden Ring Tops UK Physical Sales Charts

FromSoftware's latest is the third biggest retail launch of 2022 for the UK. Physical sales are also 26 percent higher than Dark Souls 3.

Posted By | On 28th, Feb. 2022

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FromSoftware’s Elden Ring debuted on top of Gfk’s UK physical sales charts for the week ending February 26th. Along with selling 26 percent more than 2016’s Dark Souls 3, it also ranks as the third biggest retail launch of the year in the region as per GamesIndustry. Keep in mind that this is before digital sales are considered.

Of the total sales, 63 percent were on PS5, followed by 17 percent on both Xbox and PS4. PC sales accounted for just three percent but Steam numbers have been very strong. Horizon Forbidden West dropped to second place with sales down by 79 percent week-on-week. Pokemon Legends: Arceus ranked in third place with sales dropping by five percent.

Meanwhile, Dying Light 2 Stay Human fell from third to seventh place with sales dropping by 55 percent week-on-week. The only other new game of the week was GRID Legends which debuted in 18th place. 56 percent of its total physical sales were on PS5, followed by 26 percent on Xbox and 17 percent on PS4. Check out the Gfk’s top ten for the week ending February 26th below.

TitleThis WeekLast Week
Elden Ring1New entry
Horizon Forbidden West21
Pokémon Legends: Arceus32
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe44
FIFA 2255
Call of Duty: Vanguard67
Dying Light 2 Stay Human73
Animal Crossing: New Horizons86
Minecraft (Switch)98
Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – Definitive Edition1014

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