A new UK physical copy sales chart for the week ending 24 January has been released. Hitman 3 took the first place – initial sales were 17% higher than in the second part.
The PS5 version of the game was the most popular edition, accounting for 49% of total copies sold. On PS4 it is 25%, and on Xbox it is 26%. Don’t forget that most of your sales will be digital.
Top sales from 18 to 23 January:
- Hitman 3
- Animal Crossing: New Horizons
- Mario Kart 8: Deluxe
- Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
- Spider-Man: Miles Morales
- Grand theft auto 5
- Ring fit adventure
- Just Dance 2021
- Minecraft (Switch)
- FIFA 21
Last week, a new batch of PS5 arrived in the UK market, which also had a positive effect on game sales on the console. For example, sales of Spider-Man: Miles Morales grew 142% – the game moved up from 12th to 5th place. Demon’s Souls sales increased 166% and the game climbed to 35th place. Sales of Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War and Assassin’s Creed Valhalla also increased. Overall, PS5 game sales were up 279% from the previous week.
You can also highlight Ring Fit Adventure. During the pandemic, the fitness game for the Nintendo Switch often climbed to the top when it was promoted. The game moved up to number 7 with a 47% increase in sales.