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Red Dead Redemption 2 Retakes Top Spot on UK Charts, Kingdom Hearts III Sales Drop 87%

Red Dead Redemption 2 Retakes Top Spot on UK Charts, Kingdom Hearts III Sales Drop 87% - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 11 February 2019 / 2,391 Views

Red Dead Redemption 2 has retaken the top spot on the UK charts, according to GfK/UKIE for the week ending February 9. Sales for the game were up 14 percent week-on-week. FIFA 19 jumped two spots to second as sales increased six percent.

Kingdom Hearts III dropped to third as sales plummeted 87 percent in its second week. Resident Evil 2 also dropped two spots as sales decreased 67 percent. 

Here are the top 10 best-selling titles (combined sales):

  1. Red Dead Redemption 2
  2. FIFA 19
  3. Kingdom Hearts III
  4. Resident Evil 2
  5. Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII
  6. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe
  7. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  8. Spyro Reignited Trilogy
  9. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  10. Grand Theft Auto V

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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7 Comments
Marth (on 11 February 2019)

JRPG and no legs. Name a more iconic duo.

  • +11
AngryLittleAlchemist Marth (on 11 February 2019)

Sony and delays

  • +3
Mar1217 (on 11 February 2019)

A bit sad knowing it was one of the most anticipated this year, but at the same time, it is a game hugely centered around a big internet community. Probably won't have much gain with the casual crowd like some might have hoped for.

  • +1
StriderKiwi (on 11 February 2019)

Thats extremely sad for both Kingdom Hearts and Resident Evil. Both are great long awaited games that deserve exceptional lifetime sales. Maybe US and Japan sales will be much better?

  • +1
PAOerfulone StriderKiwi (on 11 February 2019)

If the COMG thread is anything to go by, I wouldn’t get my hopes up too much on Japan.

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2zosteven StriderKiwi (on 12 February 2019)

im happy with the original RE2.

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Kbbm824 (on 11 February 2019)

A great game, but sadly it's not very mainstream. Hope the strong youtube community for the game can help it in the long run.

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