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FIFA 22 is the UK’s 2021 Christmas Number 1

Beating Call of Duty: Vanguard to the crown, FIFA 22 is the UK's Christmas number one. 'Christmas number one' has been seen as a major accolade in the music industry for many years, but is slowly coming over to video games. All data is collected by analytics company GfK.

FIFA 22 is the UK's 2021 Christmas Number 1

FIFA 22 is the UK’s Christmas number one, beating competition such as Call of Duty: Vanguard to the top spot. EA now has more Christmas Number one’s than any other publisher. Data collected by Gfk lists the best-selling boxed games. Digital sales are not included, which could tell a different story entirely.

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla from Ubisoft was last year’s Christmas number one. As for the rest of the top ten, Activision’s Call of Duty: Vanguard sits in the second spot, whilst Mario Kart 8 Deluxe remains in third. Among us and Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy Definitive Edition enter the top ten, in fifth and sixth respectively.

Following the release of Spider-Man: No Way Home, Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales rises up the charts to fourth from ninth last week. Meanwhile, Nintendo round out the top ten with Pokémon: Brilliant Diamond (9th), and Animal Crossing: New Horizons (10th).

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Here is the full GfK top ten:

FIFA 22 EA 
Call of Duty: Vanguard Activision 
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe  Nintendo
Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales PlayStation 
Among Us InnerSloth
Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy Definitive Edition Rockstar
Minecraft Microsoft
Just Dance 2022 Ubisoft
Pokémon: Brilliant Diamond Nintendo
Animal Crossing: New Horizons Nintendo

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