Super Smash Bros. Ultimate dropped to the fourth line.
Rockstar hit again took the first line in the ranking of British retailers after four weeks, when the game went down to the second or third line.
GamesIndustry.biz notes that after promotions and discounts sales have increased in almost all games on the chart, especially among the leaders. In RDR 2 – by 19% (the game moved from the second line to the first), FIFA 19 – by 30% (moved from the third to the second). The most significant increase showed Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 – 175%, which provided the game with third place. The editions on the physical media of all three games were distributed in total by more than four million copies in the UK.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, topped the rating from December 9 to 15, dropped to fourth place. Despite the drop in the ranking, sales of the game decreased by only 52%. As emphasized by GamesIndustry.biz, this is a good result for the second week.
Sales before the holidays have grown up with many other titles, especially with Nintendo Switch games like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Pokémon Let’s Go: Pikachu. Mario Kart 8: Deluxe showed an increase of 20%, which allowed her to take the fifth line.
As a result of discounts, sales also increased for exclusives from other consoles. Forza Horizon 4 – by 135% (eighth place), Spider-Man for PS4 – by 68% (9th line).
But sales from the debutants of the chart from December 9 to December 15, Just Cause 4 and the PS4 version of PUBG “sunk”. The first showed a decrease of 47% (dropped from 6th to 13th place), and the second – only one percent (fell from the 22nd line to 25th).
Top 10 UK Retail Sales from December 9 to 15
- Red Dead Redemption 2
- FIFA 19
- Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
- Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
- Mario Kart 8: Deluxe
- Spyro reignited trilogy
- Battlefield v
- Forza Horizon 4
- Spider man
- Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy