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The latest weekly data for selling boxed video games in the UK is in GamesIndustry), and there has been some interesting activity in the charts, thanks to several new releases for big games. The biggest new release, of course Gorwel Forza 5, found in fourth place. While its boxed launch sales are down 80% of what Horizon Forza 4 Managed, it is worth remembering that the game is also available via Xbox Game Pass, while these charts do not account for digital sales either. Microsoft has confirmed that Gorwel Forza 5, which has already exceeded 8 million players, is the largest launch for the Xbox Game Studios title.

Evolution of Jurassic World 2, which launched on the same day as the open world Xbox racer, appeared in sixth place. Its physical launch sales are down 37% compared to its predecessors. 34% of its sales came on the PS5, and 33% on the PS4 and Xbox each. Then there is Shin Megami Tensei 5, coming in at No. 9, which has had a remarkably solid appearance for a niche franchise, and niche genre in the UK. At launch, it has sold several other large JRPGs in 2021 in retail, with launch box sales 60% higher than Brave Deficiency 2, 43% higher than Monster Hunter Stories 2: Ruin Wings, and 23% higher than Raising Tales.

Football Manager 2022 was another new release last week, and while it didn’t break into the top 10, it first appeared at No. 12. For a series that typically sees the vast majority of its sales digitally through Steam, that is’ n solid achievement. Its launch physical sales are down 25% since last year’s entry.

Duty Call: Vanguard still in the first place, where he paid for last week, and while his 47% drop in sales from last week meant a good second week for the shooter, he has been performing ‘ is significantly lower than previous records. Reportedly, it is Call of Duty’s worst launch ever in the UK in 14 years. In the meantime, thanks to the launch of his Happy Home Paradise expansion, Animal Crossing: New Horizons has seen a significant 99% boost in sales from last week, jumping up to No. 3.

You can check out the full top 10 for the week ending November 13 below.

No. Game
1. Duty Call: Vanguard
2. FIFA 22
3. Animal Crossing: New Horizons
4. Horizon Forza 5
5. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
6. Evolution of Jurassic World 2
7. Mario Party Superstars
8. Minecraft (Change)
9. Shin Megami Tensei 5
10. Guardians of the Marvel Galaxy


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