Horizon: Forbidden West leads the UK sales charts

Horizon: Forbidden West leads the UK sales charts

It is the best release of 2022 after Pokémon Legends: Arceus.
It is the best release of 2022 after Pokémon Legends: Arceus.

Horizon: Forbidden West leads the UK sales charts for the past week.

The new game from Sony and Guerrilla Games has become the second best-selling game in physical format for PlayStation 5 in the British country, surpassed only by Spider-Man: Miles Morales.

Horizon: Forbidden West is also the second best-selling new release in the UK in 2022, behind only Pokémon Legends: Arceus which has sold almost twice as much.

As reported by GamesIndustry.biz , physical sales of Horizon Forbidden West are 35% lower in the week of release compared to Horizon Zero Dawn in 2017. However, the notable increase in sales must be considered. in digital format during the last five years, which will most likely condense the bulk of the sales of the new Sony exclusive.

Regarding the distribution of versions, the PlayStation 5 has sold 68% of the copies, which means that a third correspond to PlayStation 4 and two thirds to the new generation.

Then we leave you the list with the ten best-selling video games in UK stores during the past week:

  1. Horizon Forbidden West
  2. Pokémon Legends: Arceus
  3. Dying Light 2: Stay Human
  4. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  5. FIFA 22
  6. Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  7. Call of Duty: Vanguard
  8. Minecraft
  9. Mario Party Superstars
  10. Just Dance 2022
Brent Dubin
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