Nintendo has the Most Games in the UK’s Top 10 Christmas Charts; Modern Warfare Beats FIFA and Star Wars
Nintendo has the most games in the UK’s Christmas charts with 4 titles in the top 10 this week.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare retains its first spot with sales increased by 42% week-on-week, thereby beating EA’s FIFA 20 and Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. FIFA and Star Wars switched positions with FIFA 20 now taking the 2nd spot in this week’s physical charts through a 73% sales spike. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order dropped a spot, but sales for Respawn’s most recent Star Wars game were up 23% compared to last week.
Nintendo is dominating this week’s UK charts when it comes to having games in the top 10 - four of its games are in the Christmas Top Ten, including Mario Kart 8 Deluxe at 4, Luigi’s Mansion 3 at 5, Pokémon Sword/Shield at 6 and Mario & Sonic At The Olympic Games at 8.
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe sales were up 30%, while Luigi's Mansion 3 sales dropped by 18%. Sales of both Pokemon Sword/Shield and Mario & Sonic At The Olympic Games were up 21%.
All of the games mentioned above were released this year, except for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, which was released back in 2017. Sales for Nintendo's racer on the Switch were boosted by the release of the new Switch Mario Kart 8 Deluxe bundle.
We've included this week's UK physical top 10 sales chart below:
|Last Week||This Week||Title|
|1||1||Call of Duty: Modern Warfare|
|2||3||Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order|
|4||4||Mario Kart 8: Deluxe|
|5||5||Luigi's Mansion 3|
|7||7||Just Dance 2020|
|8||8||Mario & Sonic at the Tokyo Olympic Games|
|13||9||Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy|
|17||10||Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled|
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