Nintendo dominates UK retail, according to its annual report – ntower


Last week we were already able to tell you about the outstanding successes of Animal Crossing: New Horizons such as Mario Kart 8 Deluxe report last year. The annual report on software and hardware sales for 2020 has now been published. Total went to the UK 42.7 million games over the counter what one 34% increase compared to 2019. The majority of the games were sold digitally – with a total of 24.5 million copies sold.

The best-selling game of the year represents FIFA 21 which is almost 2.2 million times could sell. The first-person shooter follows in other places Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War with 1.42 million units as well as the older one Grand Theft Auto V, which was still able to sell an impressive 1.1 million games. The Nintendo Switch could meanwhile Animal Crossing: New Horizons best sell on the island, which on a strong sixth place ranked.

When most successful publisher of boxing games Nintendo emerges which has a market share of 20,5 % could record. In the digital sector, however, had Ubisoft ahead, they could 14,3 % of the units sold. Regarding the pure retail sales had to get the Nintendo Switch with 35,1 % just about the PlayStation 4, which was able to achieve 37.4%, beaten. This statistic is somewhat skewed by the lack of data on Nintendo digital game sales.

In the hardware sector, the Nintendo Switch as the big winner of the year off the pitch as it became the UK’s best-selling game console in eleven months. Sales also rose a whopping 52.2% compared to 2019, while the competing consoles PlayStation 4 and Xbox One suffered more severe declines. The second best console is surprisingly the Playstation 5 which has only been on the market since mid-November.

Finally you can find the here Top 20 of the best-selling games from 2020:

  1. FIFA 21
  2. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
  3. Grand Theft Auto 5
  4. FIFA 20
  5. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  6. Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  7. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla
  8. The Last of Us Part 2
  9. NBA 2K20
  10. Tom Clancys Rainbow Six Siege
  11. Red Dead Redemption 2
  12. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  13. Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  14. Monopoly Plus
  15. Marvel’s Avengers
  16. Ghost of Tsushima
  17. Cyberpunk 2077
  18. Assassin’s Creed Odyssey
  19. Minecraft
  20. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

What are your expectations for Nintendo in 2021?

Source: GamesIndustry

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