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UK charts: September 2021’s best-selling systems were PS5, Xbox Series X|S, with Switch in 3rd

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UK video game software and hardware data for the month of September have arrived and the Nintendo Switch was pushed to third place as more stock became available for Sony’s PlayStation 5 and Microsoft’ s Xbox Series X|S consoles. The best-selling game of the month was FIFA 22 which was easily the No.1 game for the month. Games Industry journalist Christopher Dring points out that two years ago, most FIFA game sales were in a box. Now FIFA 22’s launch was 77% digital. Showcasing just how popular digital games have become while boxed games sales are in decline. In fact, video games sales were up 25% compared to September 2020.

GSD September 2021 Top 20 Games (Digital + Physical)

1FIFA 22 (EA)
2Grand Theft Auto 5 (Rockstar) 
3NBA 2K22 (2K Games)
4F1 2021 (EA/Codemasters)
5Red Dead Redemption 2 (Rockstar)
6Spider-Man: Miles Morales (Sony)
7Tales of Arise (Bandai Namco)
8Ghost of Tsushima: Director’s Cut (Sony)
9Diablo II: Resurrected (Activision Blizzard)
10Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo)*


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