In accordance with the most recent GfK knowledge, the brand new Saints Row recreation is the final week’s best-selling boxed online game within the UK.
The sport was launched on August 23 and obtained combined opinions from each critics and customers alike. It’s price mentioning that its launch marks the primary new entry within the franchise since Saints Row – Gat Out Of Hell was launched again in 2015.
GfK knowledge exhibits that the most recent Saints Row recreation managed to promote greater than 5 occasions the variety of copies throughout its first week in comparison with Brokers of Mayhem which is a spin-off title of the collection that was launched in 2017. It’s price mentioning that evaluating the gross sales to earlier entries within the collection is considerably troublesome as a result of online game market shifting in direction of digital gross sales.
Atlus’ Soul Hackers 2 is the one new launch that appeared on the charts this week, making its debut at No.11.
With Saints Row debuting at No.1 on the charts, the three-week-long reign of Horizon: Forbidden West has ended and the PlayStation unique has been knocked all the way down to No.2 regardless of its week-on-week gross sales seeing a 120% enhance as a result of each official and unofficial PlayStation 5 bundles.
Following Horizon: Forbidden West have been 5 titles for Nintendo Change, together with Nintendo Change Sports activities, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Pokémon Legends: Arceus, and the Change model of Minecraft.
The final two titles went down a spot in comparison with final week, nevertheless, the primary three amongst them have seen a weekly gross sales enhance. Nintendo Change Sports activities gross sales went up by 5%, Mario Kart 8 gross sales elevated by 9%, and Animal Crossing weekly gross sales went up by 13%.
Pokemon Legends: Arceus gross sales remained comparatively unchanged, whereas Minecraft gross sales went up by 18%.
Under are the best-selling boxed video video games within the UK for the week ending August 27, 2022: