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UK charts: Switch games accounted for over 38% of all boxed games during Black Friday week

Last week saw the huge sales bonanza which is Black Friday and of course plenty of games were shifted. One of the big winners of the week was the Nintendo Switch with Switch game sales up 33% compared to the previous week. Games Industry reports that Switch games accounted for over 38% of all boxed games sold during Black Friday week with the biggest seller being Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

“The big seller was Animal Crossing: New Horizons, which rose to No.3 after a 58% weekly sales rise (coming on the back of a 36% rise the week before). It was followed closely by Mario Kart 8: Deluxe at No.4 (sales up 62% week-on-week). Other key Switch sellers were Minecraft at No.8 (sales up 26%) and Super Mario 3D All Stars at No.9 (up 54%).”

Here is the GfK Top Ten for the week ending November 28th:

Last WeekThis WeekTitle
21FIFA 21 
12Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
83Animal Crossing: New Horizons
94Mario Kart 8: Deluxe
45Assassin’s Creed Valhalla
36Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales
127Marvel’s Avengers
108Minecraft (Switch)
119Super Mario 3D All-Stars
1510Just Dance 2021

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