Animal Crossing: New Horizons Retakes First on the UK Charts, Six Switch Titles in Top 10

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Retakes First on the UK Charts, Six Switch Titles in Top 10 - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 10 August 2020 / 1,764 Views

The Nintendo Switch exclusive, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, has retaken number one on the UK retail charts, according to GfK for the week ending August 8, 2020. This is after 11 weeks missing the top spot.

There are a total of six Nintendo Switch games in the top 10 UK retail chart. The other five games are Mario Kart 8 Deluxe in third, Minecraft for Switch in fifth, Paper Mario The Origami King in seventh, Ring Fit Adventure in ninth, and 51 Worldwide Games in 10th.

Ghost of Tsushima dropped from first to second as sales slid 46 percent week-on-week. FIFA 20 re-enters the top 10 in fourth after it was discounted at some retailers. F1 2020 spends in fifth week in the top 10, this time in sixth place.

The Last of Us Part II after eight weeks in the top 10, falls to 11th place this week.

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Here are the top 10 best-selling titles:

  1. Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  2. Ghost of Tsushima
  3. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  4. FIFA 2020
  5. Minecraft (NS)
  6. F1 2020
  7. Paper Mario: The Origami King
  8. Grand Theft Auto V
  9. Ring Fit Adventure
  10. 51 Worldwide Games

Thanks GamesIndustry.


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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2 Comments

abdulhade (on 10 August 2020)

I think that Nintendo have enough proves that no matter of power of the console, but the how was the great experience they can offer to us.


Original (on 10 August 2020)

Nintendo is finally taking over UK now