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Minecraft for Switch Tops the UK Charts

Minecraft for Switch Tops the UK Charts - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 06 September 2021 / 3,514 Views

The Nintendo Switch version of Minecraft has taken first place on the UK retail charts, according to GfK for the week ending September 4, 2021. Sales for the game increased 29 percent week-on-week. 

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe remained in second place as sales rose 16 percent. Grand Theft Auto V took third place. Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart rose eight spots to take fourth as sales increased 38 percent.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons took fifth place as sales increased 15 percent. F1 2021 saw a price drop to help it race up from 17th to eighth place as sales were up 51 percent.

Here are the top 10 best-selling titles for the week:

    1. Minecraft (NS)
    2. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
    3. Grand Theft Auto V
    4. Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
    5. Animal Crossing: New Horizons
    6. Marvel's Avengers
    7. Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales
    8. F1 2021
    9. FIFA 21
    10. Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury

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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Blood_Tears (on 06 September 2021)

Also, per Christopher Dring - PS5 was the top seller again in the UK last month as they had another huge month. Switch sold roughly the same as the month prior and Xbox had a slow few weeks.

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Otter (on 06 September 2021)

Is this the first time PlayStation has had ever greens?

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