Nintendo has the Most Games in the UK’s Top 10 Christmas Charts; Modern Warfare Beats FIFA and Star Wars

Dec 23, 2019
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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.

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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
3 2 FIFA 20
2 3 Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
4 4 Mario Kart 8: Deluxe
5 5 Luigi's Mansion 3
6 6 Pokémon Sword
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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