Named the best-selling games of 2019 in the UK, the gaming market dipped for the first time in seven years

Analytic company Gfk presented a list of best sellers in UK retail stores over the past year. It will not be surprising for anyone that the two best-selling games in this segment are the new iterations of the popular series. Call of duty and FIFA. In general, ‘boxed’ versions of games in the country continue to fall. In 2019, the decline was 19.8%.

Predicted first place left for football simulator FIFA 20 from 1.5 million physical copies sold – a noticeable drop compared with 1.8 million copies of the predecessor in the face FIFA 19 for the same period a year earlier.

In the case of a shooter Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Publisher Activision managed to implement in the country 1,192 million copies – a little more than last year Black ops 4 (1,172 million copies).

Immediately after the millionaire giants, the third line is the exclusive for Nintendo switch racing arcade Mario Kart 8: Deluxe with indicator in 465,062 copies sold – This is more than in 2018, and in 2018 it sold better than in 2017. Adventure action movie won honorary fourth place Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order (438,465 copies sold)

Last year, the total physical and digital sales of games in the UK amounted to 3.77 billion pounds, which is 3.4% less than in 2018. Thus, this year the British sales of games dipped for the first time since 2012, which in itself may indicate that people are beginning to wait for a change in the generation of game consoles. Release date Playstation 5 and Xbox Series X expected by the end of 2023.

Top 10 best selling games in UK retail for 2019:

  1. FIFA 20 – 1,502,191
  2. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare – 1,192,211
  3. Mario Kart 8: Deluxe – 465,062
  4. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order – 438,465
  5. Red dead redemption 2 – 306,392
  6. FIFA 19 – 278,417
  7. Pokemon sword – 273,991
  8. Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled – 267,285
  9. GTA 5 – 247,357
  10. The division 2 – 237,226

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