June 4, 2023

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom has topped weekly UK retail charts for a second week in a row, as per information launched by the Gfk (by way of GamesIndustry). The open world megaton debuted on prime of the charts final week and loved the UK’s largest bodily launch of the yr, and it has continued to promote effectively.

It has, in actual fact, now turn into the sixth best-selling Zelda sport in UK historical past with simply two weeks in the marketplace, leapfrogging the 2019 remake of Hyperlink’s Awakening and the 3DS remaster of Ocarina of Time. Final week, Nintendo introduced that Tears of the Kingdom had offered over 10 million models worldwide in its first three days. 

A rising tide lifts all boats, and different Zelda video games have seen elevated gross sales within the UK as effectively. Breath of the Wild has re-entered the highest 10 at No. 8 with a 21% week-on-week enhance in gross sales. Even Skyward Sword HD for the Change has seen a 342% enhance, and at present sits in fourteenth place. 

In the meantime, LEGO 2K Drive, the notable new launch for final week, has debuted in seventh place. Its gross sales, by LEGO requirements, just isn’t significantly large, in all probability because of being within the shadow of Zelda, however as GamesIndustry notes, LEGO titles do are inclined to have longer tails the place their gross sales are involved. The open world racer noticed 37% of its bodily launch gross sales within the UK on PS5, 31% on Change, 18% on Xbox, and 14% on PS4. 

You’ll be able to try the total prime 10 for the week ending Might 20 beneath. 

No. Title
1. The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom
2. FIFA 23
3. Hogwarts Legacy
4. Star Wars Jedi: Survivor
5. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
6. Pokemon Scarlet
7. LEGO 2K Drive
8. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
9. Animal Crossing: New Horizons
10. Useless Island 2

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