The newest gross sales figures for boxed video video games within the UK present a 6% drop in gross sales week-on-week, regardless of the discharge of three new titles. The perfect-selling new launch was Useless Island 2 by Deep Silver, which turned the third greatest sport launch of the 12 months, behind Hogwarts Legacy and Resident Evil 4. Though it offered roughly half as many copies as Resident Evil 4, it nonetheless carried out considerably higher than Useless Area, however it is going to be a while earlier than comparisons could be made with the 2011 unique.
Minecraft Legends got here in second place, with the bodily sport promoting finest on Nintendo Change, accounting for 76% of its gross sales. The PlayStation variations amounted to 19% of gross sales, whereas Xbox was solely 5%, however the title is on the market on Microsoft GamePass, which impacted its gross sales on the latter consoles.
Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp on Nintendo Change barely missed out on 2nd, following a delay of over a 12 months from its unique launch date. The collected remaster can also be in a distinct segment style, turn-based technique, however good critiques and phrase of mouth led to a powerful debut.
Mario Kart 8: Deluxe and FIFA 23 each skilled a decline in gross sales, with Mario Kart 8: Deluxe dropping to 4th with a 13% gross sales slide and FIFA 23 falling 4 locations to fifth after a 25% drop. Solely two video games within the Prime 40, Pink Useless Redemption 2 and Kirby and the Forgotten Land noticed an increase in gross sales week-on-week, partially because of the finish of the Easter gross sales interval.
Gross sales of Tremendous Mario Odyssey and New Tremendous Mario Bros U Deluxe additionally fell, with each video games dropping within the charts after experiencing a 25% gross sales drop. That is in distinction to the bump in gross sales that adopted the discharge of the current Mario film.
Under are the best-selling boxed video video games within the UK for the week ending April 22, 2023: