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UK December 2021 charts: The Nintendo Switch is the #1 best-selling console once again

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Physical games tracker GfK Entertainment releases UK sales charts every week, but that’s not the only thing they do. There is also a release of sales data that takes place every month, and that also includes a chart of the best-selling video games for that month. For example, December 2021’s UK sales chart released today.

They also gave sales data on hardware, revealing that the Nintendo Switch was the #1 console of December. The Xbox Series S and X consoles were at #2, and the PlayStation 5 was at #3. According to the GfK’s panel, “it was another massive month for Nintendo Switch, which saw a 6% increase in console sales over November. November had already been a big month for Nintendo’s machine due to significant Black Friday activity around a new Mario Kart 8: Deluxe bundle”. As for the Top 20 software charts for December 2021, you can see them in full down below.

1FIFA 22 (EA)
2Call of Duty: Vanguard (Activision Blizzard)
3Grand Theft Auto 5 (Rockstar)
4F1 2021 (Codemasters)
5Just Dance 2022 (Ubisoft)
6Spider-Man: Miles Morales (Sony)
7Battlefield 2042 (EA)
8Mario Kart 8: Deluxe (Nintendo)*
9Pokémon Brilliant Diamond (Nintendo)*
10Far Cry 6 (Ubisoft)
11Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy (Square Enix)
12Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition (Mojang/Nintendo)
13Red Dead Redemption 2 (Rockstar)
14Riders Republic (Ubisoft)
15Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo)*
16Pokémon Shining Pearl (Nintendo)*
17Mortal Kombat 11 (Warner Bros)
18Assassin’s Creed Valhalla (Ubisoft)
19LEGO Harry Potter Collection (Warner Bros)
20Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy Definitive Edition (Rockstar)

*Digital data unavailable


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