EA Sports’ FIFA 23 tops the UK physical sales charts yet again. According to Gfk (via GamesIndustry), the sports game saw a 16 percent increase in sales for the week ending December 24th. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and God of War Ragnarok remained in second and third places, respectively, with sales up by two percent for the former and down seven percent for the latter.
Nintendo’s big-name titles like Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Pokemon Violet, and Nintendo Switch Sports captured fourth, fifth, and sixth places, respectively. Sonic Frontiers is in seventh place following its price drop in the UK and sold highest on Nintendo Switch for the week. Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope also saw a 50 percent increase in sales thanks to discounts.
The major releases of December 2022 aren’t faring too well, though. The Callisto Protocol dropped to 22nd, with sales down by 25 percent. Need for Speed Unbound is in 28th place, with sales up slightly by four percent, and Crisis Core: Final Fantasy 7 Reunion dropped to 30th place a week after its debut as sales dropped by 76 percent. Check out the full UK top ten below.
|2||Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2|
|3||God of War Ragnarok|
|4||Mario Kart 8 Deluxe|
|6||Nintendo Switch Sports|
|9||Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope|
|10||Minecraft: Switch Edition|