Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Tops UK Charts

It was a very impressive week for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe in the UK, as the Nintendo title was the best-selling boxed game. The arcade racer beat recent releases such as FIFA 22 and Call of Duty: Vanguard. All data is collected by analytics company GfK.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Top UK Charts

Nearly eight years since its initial release, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe tops the UK boxed game charts for the second week of 2022. In the data collected by Ukie, EA Sports’ FIFA 22 sits in the second spot for a consecutive week behind Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.

Once more, Nintendo has a strong showing in the top ten. Animal Crossing: New Horizons is again in the third spot, while Pokémon: Brilliant Diamond drops from sixth to eighth. Ring Fit Adventure, also developed and published by Nintendo, enters the top ten in sixth place. 

Despite launch sales being the lowest in fourteen years, Call of Duty: Vanguard remains in the top five in fifth. Minecraft re-enters the top five in fourth, up for seventh last week. Meanwhile, Grand Theft Auto V returns to the top ten after missing last week in 15th.

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Here is the full GfK Ukie top ten: 

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Nintendo 
FIFA 22 EA
Animal Crossing: New Horizons Nintendo
Minecraft Microsoft
Call of Duty: Vanguard Activision 
Ring Fit Adventure  Nintendo
Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales PlayStation
Pokémon: Brilliant Diamond Nintendo
Just Dance 2022 Ubisoft
Grand Theft Auto V Rockstar

 

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