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Animal Crossing: New Horizons Takes the Top Spot on the UK Charts

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Takes the Top Spot on the UK Charts - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 10 January 2021 / 2,666 Views

Animal Crossing: New Horizon has remained on the top spot on the UK charts for the final week of 2020, according to GfK for the week ending January 9, 2021. Sales for the game dropped 47 percent. This is totally normally coming out of the holidays. 

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is in second as sales fall 43 percent, followed by Just Dance 2021 in third, which saw sales decrease 24 percent. Despite being on all major platforms, 90 percent of physical sales for Just Dance 2021 so far are on the Nintendo Switch.

There are 15 Nintendo Switch exclusives in the top 40 this week. 

Here are the top 10 best-selling titles:

  1. Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  2. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  3. Just Dance 2021
  4. FIFA 21
  5. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla
  6. Ring Fist Adventure
  7. Minecraft (NS)
  8. Grand Theft Auto V
  9. New Super Mario Bro. U Deluxe
  10. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War

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 or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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SvenTheTurkey (on 10 January 2021)

Is this unusual for this time of the year? The list is full of switch games. Obviously you still have gta5 in a permanent top 10 slot. But it seems a little strange to me.

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