God of War: Ragnarok it was the best-selling game in physical format during the last week in the United Kingdom. Kratos’ latest adventure closes 2022 with a boost in sales during Christmas thanks to the increase in PlayStation 5 stock that has been seen in recent months. Since its launch on November 9 It is the fourth best launch of the year -in physical stores-.
FIFA 23 Y Mario Kart 8: Deluxe they close the podium in a list without news during the last days, since the most important games of the season were released in November or early December; in the next few weeks we will begin to see the first strong titles of this year.
As for the games released in the last month, Need for Speed Unbound down to 31st place, The Callisto Protocol to position 34 and the remake Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII- Reunion remains at 35. In total, sales in 2022 of the games in physical format they have decreased by 10% compared to 2021 in the United Kingdom but it does not necessarily mean a decrease in global sales, since sales in digital distribution continue to grow year after year and 90% of console launches in 2021 did not reach physical format.
Top 10 best-selling physical games in the UK for the week ending 31 December
1. God of War: Ragnarok
2. FIFA 23
3. Mario Kart 8: Deluxe
4. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
5. Pokemon Violet
6. Nintendo Switch Sports
7. Pokemon Scarlet
8. Animal Crossing: New Horizons
10. Sonic Frontiers