Ghost of Tsushima Tops UK Charts Ahead of Paper Mario: The Origami King

Jul 20, 2020
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Ghost of Tsushima has topped last week's retail charts in the United Kingdom, according to GfK data posted by GamesIndustry.

The PlayStation 4 exclusive developed by Sucker Punch Productions couldn't get near the incredible figures pulled off last month by Naughty Dog's The Last of Us Part II, though that was basically a given. According to the report, it managed to sell 7% more than Bend Studio's Days Gone did last year, which should still amount to a solid performance while we wait for global sales data.

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Ghost of Tsushima stayed well ahead of Paper Mario: The Origami King, the other major console exclusive that debuted last week on the Nintendo Switch. In fact, according to the GfK data reported by GamesIndustry, Ghost of Tsushima pulled off four times as many sales as Paper Mario: The Origami King. However, this was still the best-selling launch week for a Paper Mario game to date in the United Kingdom.

We've reviewed both games at launch; here's a recap of what we thought of them.

Ghost of Tsushima (9/10)

Ghost of Tsushima is Sucker Punch's best game yet and a great open world title capable of measuring to some of the biggest names in the genre. The excellent rendition of feudal Japan, along with its well-written characters and story, make Ghost of Tsushima stand out as the last must-have PlayStation 4 exclusive.

Paper Mario: The Origami King (7.5/10)

Paper Mario: The Origami King is the best Paper Mario game I've played in over a decade, and yet I'm still feeling let down. While it's incredibly endearing and genuinely funny, it's also painfully boring and the thought of playing it again puts me straight to sleep. There will undoubtedly be massive fans of Paper Mario: The Origami King, but I can't say I'm one of them. A lovely action adventure game, but essential for no one.

Below you can find the latest UK retail weekly Top Ten chart in its entirety.

Last Week This Week Title
New Entry 1 Ghost of Tsushima
New Entry 2 Paper Mario: The Origami King
1 3 F1 2020
2 4 Animal Crossing: New Horizons
3 5 The Last of Us Part 2
4 6 Mario Kart 8: Deluxe
6 7 Grand Theft Auto 5
5 8 Minecraft (Switch)
10 9 Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy
8 10 Luigi's Mansion 3

Products mentioned in this post

F1 2020
F1 2020
USD 59.9
Ghost of Tsushima
Ghost of Tsushima
USD 55.09
The Last of Us Part II
The Last of Us Part II
USD 80.99

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