‘Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3’ topped the UK box charts this week, pushing Nintendo’s popular title ‘Super Mario Bros. Wonder’ to number three.
According to a report from GfK, the latest Call of Duty game sold more physical copies on PS5 than Xbox Series X|S. Overall, box sales are down 25% compared to last year’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.
Sledgehammer Games’ title received the lowest critic score in the series’ history.according to bloomberg According to the report, the game was built in half the time of the typical three-year development cycle, which added pressure to staff who reported a temporary squeeze.
Meanwhile, “EA Sports FC 24” maintained its foothold in second place, with “Spider-Man 2” in 4th place and the launch of “Football Manager 2024” debuting in 5th place.
The only other new release to appear on the UK Physical Chart this week was Disney’s Dreamlight Valley, which started in 32nd place. The Gameloft title launched as a premium product after a year of early access, and was originally planned to be free to play.
Elsewhere, “RoboCop: Rogue City” dropped from its debut at No. 4 last week to No. 13 due to a 64% sales decline. The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom remained in 18th place despite dropping 18% from the previous week.
Several titles re-entered the charts this week, including PJ Masks: Heroes of the Night, which saw a significant increase in sales on PS5 and Xbox One due to continued promotions by retailers.
Batman Arkham Collection posted a 105% increase, with the PS4 version leading the charge. “Diablo 4,” “Super Mario Party,” “Nickelodeon Kart Racers 2: Grand Prix” and “Just Dance 2021” also saw sales spikes.
Here are the top 10 GfK boxes for this week, ending November 11, 2023.
|last week||this week||title|
|new entry||1||call of duty modern warfare 3|
|2||2||EA Sports FC 24|
|1||3||super mario bros wonder|
|new entry||Five||football manager 2024|
|7||6||nintendo switch sport|
|Five||7||mario kart 8 deluxe|
|9||9||Minecraft (Nintendo Switch)|
|8||Ten||Assassin’s Creed Mirage|