As we already knew, Animal Crossing: New Horizons has risen to the top of video game sales in France, dethroning FIFA. Today, the GFK Institute released its report depicting the evolution of the cultural goods market, and Nintendo’s title featured prominently in it.
Indeed, according to this report relayed by Le Figaro, Animal Crossing: New Horizons would be the best-selling cultural property in France in 2020 ahead of FIFA 21, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, The enigma of room 622 by Joël Dicker, The secret life of writers by Guillaume Musso, the Anomalies by Hervé Le Tellier. In total, Nintendo’s title would have sold more than a million copies, knowing that the figures put forward relate only to physical sales.
Further on, we find Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, ninth, the DVD version of Frozen 2, The Last of Us Part II and the Super Mario 3D All-Stars compilation, estimated to have sales between 300 and 400,000 units. The report also reveals that according to GFK, physical sales of video games have suffered less from the health crisis than the CD or DVD-BluRay sectors and only decreased by 4% compared to last year. We should know more about the 2020 year of video games at early March, when SELL is expected to release detailed industry figures in France.
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