Modern Warfare topped the English retail chart in the last week of 2019

In the last week of 2019 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare the third time in a row topped the English retail chart. In addition, they retained their positions in the top five. FIFA 20, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Luigi’s Mansion 3.

As notes Gamesindustry.bizIn 2019, in England, the total physical sales of games fell by almost 20% compared to 2018. In addition, last week marked the end of the era for the English retail chart.

For more than 20 years, the data is provided by an analytical firm GfkHowever, only physical sales are taken into account on its chart. Now collecting branded data GSD (Games Sales Data) will also be involved in the European Federation of interactive software.

Unlike the GfK chart, GSD charts will account for retail sales in 42 territories of the EMEAA region (Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Australia) and digital sales of publishers such as Activision Blizzard, Bandai namco, Capcom, Codemasters, EA, Focus home interactive, Koch media, Microsoft, Milestone, Paradox, Sega, Sony, Square enix, Take-two, Ubisoft and Warner bros.

Starting this week, the British Association for Interactive Entertainment will begin to use GSD data for the official charts of retail and digital sales in England.

Chart December 22-27

  1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (1)
  2. FIFA 20 (2)
  3. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order (3)
  4. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (4)
  5. Luigi’s Mansion 3 (5)
  6. Grand Theft Auto V (11)
  7. Borderlands 3 (12)
  8. Just Dance 2023 (7)
  9. Pokemon Sword (6)
  10. Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled (10)

The place in parentheses is the week before.