UK Charts Nintendo Switch Sports Continues Leading As Sifu Climbs

UK Charts: Nintendo Switch Sports Continues Leading As Sifu Climbs Top 10

Portal of the game industry shared information on the sale of retail editions of games in the UK for the period 1st to 7th May. The week was marked by a lack of high profile releases.

    Image source: Nintendo

Image source: Nintendo

Sports games compilation Nintendo Switch Sports held its own at the top despite a 32% drop in sales. A similar situation (-24% and second place) is the adventure action game LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga.

Post-apocalyptic open-world action game Horizon Forbidden West improved its performance with an additional PlayStation 5 shipment to the region, up from fourth place a week earlier (+108%).

    Image source: Sloclap

Image source: Sloclap

In terms of new releases, the only debutant of the week was the retail version of the melee action game Sifu. The game started at number 9 (81% of copies sold were on PS5).

The top 10 UK retail charts from 1st to 7th May are as follows (last week’s result in brackets):

  1. Nintendo Switch Sport (1);
  2. LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga (2);
  3. Horizon Forbidden West (4);
  4. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (6);
  5. Kirby and the Forgotten Land (9);
  6. Pokémon Legends: Arceus (5);
  7. Elden Ring (7);
  8. Grand Theft Auto V (8);
  9. Sifu (new);
  10. Minecraft (12).

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