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UK Charts: Animal Crossing Top Again As Switch Tool Jumps 123% When compared To The Identical Week Last Year

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Over 260,000 boxed video games sold in the UK last week

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The Nintendo Switch continues to dominate the UK sales charts, with Animal Crossing: Contemporary Horizons conserving onto the tip problem for a 2d week – no topic shedding practically 50% of its sales over the outdated seven days. This is to be expected as sales traditionally inch originally of the year, nonetheless the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic – combined with a glossy lockdown in the United Kingdom – has helped shift bigger than 260,000 boxed video games in the past week.

In line with our mates over at Gamesindustry.biz, Switch sport sales are up over 123% when compared with the equal week last year, which shows right how solid the firm’s grip is on the UK market correct now.

The evergreen Mario Kart 8 Deluxe rose one space to No.2, whereas Appropriate Dance 2021 rose two places to declare third space (amazingly, practically 90% of that sport’s bodily sales up to now savor been on Nintendo Switch). Ring Match Adventure jumped encourage into the tip 10 attributable to a 24% catch bigger in sales, and Contemporary Immense Mario Bros. U Deluxe rose one space to ninth space. It wasn’t all trusty recordsdata for Mario, however, as the time-restricted Immense Mario 3D All-Stars dropped 42% of its sales when when compared with the outdated week and falls out of the tip 10, landing in 11th space.

Here’s a stumble on at this week’s high ten all formats chart for the week ending January ninth::

[Compiled by GFK]

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[source gamesindustry.biz]