To say that March was a busy month for the UK could be an understatement with all the main video games that had been launched. According to the most recent digital and bodily sport information from GSD (by way of Video gamesIndustry), 2.77 million video games had been bought in March with 1.94 million being digital downloads. Elden Ring topped the mixed gross sales charts for the second month in a row, to nobody’s shock.
Gran Turismo 7 didn’t fare too badly although – 45 p.c of its gross sales had been bodily, making it the best-selling bodily title of the month. More than 73 p.c of complete gross sales had been on the PS5. Then there’s Grand Theft Auto 5 which noticed a tremendous resurgence and ended up in third place. Sales are up 45 p.c in comparison with March 2022, thanks primarily to the discharge of the PS5 and Xbox Series X/S variations.
In phrases of console and accent gross sales, Gfk revealed that over 112,000 consoles and greater than 700,000 equipment had been bought. Xbox Series X/S gross sales had been up by 61 p.c in comparison with February, making these the mixed best-selling consoles of the month. Nintendo Switch gross sales dropped by 21 p.c month-on-month (although it’s nonetheless the highest promoting console of this yr) for second place. Though inventory for the PS5 was up by 45 p.c in comparison with February, shortages are nonetheless dangerous sufficient to position it in third for console gross sales.
Check out GSD’s prime 20 best-selling video games of February 2022 (digital and bodily mixed) under.
|Gran Turismo 7||2|
|Grand Theft Auto 5||3|
|Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands||6|
|Grand Theft Auto Online||7|
|Pokémon Legends: Arceus||8|
|Horizon Forbidden West||9|
|Kirby and the Forgotten Land||10|
|Red Dead Redemption 2||12|
|Assassin’s Creed Valhalla||13|
|Star Wars: Battlefront 2||15|
|Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order||16|
|Mario Kart 8: Deluxe||17|
|Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege||18|
|Call of Duty: Vanguard||19|
|Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin||20|