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UK Sales Charts: Great mixed results for new PS5, PS4 games at retail



Every year, there is always a day when a huge amount of AAA titles are released all at once. The 2022 version of Need for Speed ​​Unbound, Callisto Protocol, and Marvel’s Midnight Suns all came out on 2 December 2022, and all of them didn’t get off to the best start in terms of UK sales. Speaking of physical copies alone, the latest NFS racer only manages 17th place after registering a 64 percent drop in purchases compared to 2019’s Need for Speed ​​Heat.

Marvel’s Midnight Sons then fared even worse, with a debut position of 26th. Callisto protocol team Striking Distance Studio will be happier with its sales, however, as the new IP makes sixth place in its first week on the market. The boxed PS5 version accounted for 74 percent of purchases.

As for other PS5, PS4 games, God of War Ragnarok experienced a seven percent increase in physical sales to take third place, while FIFA 23 and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 took first and second place, respectively. stay on Fan favorite Sonic Frontiers again manages to crack the top 10 in ninth place.

Here’s the new top 10 in full.

UK Sales Chart: Week Ending 3 December 2022

  1. FIFA 23
  2. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
  3. Ragnarok God of War
  4. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  5. Pokemon Violet
  6. Callisto Protocol
  7. Pokemon Scarlet
  8. Nintendo Switch Sports
  9. Sonic Frontiers
  10. Animal Crossing: New Horizons


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