new release Sniper: Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 opens at No.12
FIFA 21 reclaims no.1 as the best-selling boxed video game of the week in the UK, driven by some pricing deals that had the game below £15.
Here is the breakdown by Gameindustry.biz,
Sales improved by 59% week-on-week as the football season came to close and excitement for the European Championships begin.
It was a very quiet week for the games market, illustrated by the fact Animal Crossing: New Horizons is back up to No.2 despite sales of the game dropping 11% week-on-week. Mario Kart 8: Deluxe also races up to No.3 despite a 10% sales fall.
Last week’s No.1, Spider-Man: Miles Morales, is down to No.4 after a 71% drop in sales. The game jumps up and down the charts depending on the availability of new PS5 hardware. This week, the PS4 version of the game actually increased in sales.
Last week’s No.2, Biomutant by THQ Nordic, has dropped down to No.16 after an 80% drop in boxed sales.
Elsewhere, price activity on PS4 games continues to benefit Ghost of Tsushima, which is up to No.11 after a 32% asles increase. The Last of US: Part 2, however, slips from No.3 to No.6 after a 46% sales dip.
There is one new release in the charts in the former of Sniper: Ghost Warrior Contracts 2, which makes No.12 in this week’s charts. 58% of sales are on PS4 with the remainder on Xbox One.
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