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Horizon: Forbidden West Retakes 1st on the UK Charts

Horizon: Forbidden West Retakes 1st on the UK Charts - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 08 August 2022 / 2,379 Views

Horizon: Forbidden West has retaken first place the UK retail charts, according to GfK for the week ending August 6, 2022. Sales for the game dropped 25 percent week-on-week.

Xenoblade Chronicles 3 after setting a franchise record for the biggest launch it dropped from first to 10th place with sales down 83 percent.

Nintendo Switch Sports is up two spots to second place, Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga remained in third place, and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is up one spot to fourth place.

Gran Turismo 7 jumped up the charts from 13th to fifth place as sales increased 32 percent. Sales were helped by PlayStation 5 bundles.

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

  1. Horizon: Forbidden West
  2. Nintendo Switch Sports
  3. LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga
  4. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  5. Gran Turismo 7
  6. Minecraft
  7. F1 22
  8. Pokémon Legends Arceus
  9. Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  10. Xenoblade Chronicles 3

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 and taking over the hardware estimates in 2017. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel. You can contact the author on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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3 Comments
jvmkdg (on 08 August 2022)

That means a great week of ps5 stock

  • +1
Qwark (on 08 August 2022)

There is quite a bit of PS5 stock, Xeno blade dropped pretty hard unfortunately. The game definitely deserves better.

  • -1
Mar1217 Qwark (on 10 August 2022)

It does but that's also how it goes with most JRPG'S. I don't think even DE or 2 charted on their 2nd week in the top 10 so that's still an improvement.

  • The UK isn't really Nintendo strongest euro market. France and Germany are
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