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New information has been published that reveals the UK’s best-selling games of 2018. Not only that, but we have actual concrete data for each title.

One of the more interesting tidbits concerns Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. That title ended up selling more in 2018 (458,675 copies) compared to 2017 (341,531 copies).

New data has arrived from the UK based on sales generated in 2018. Boxed video game sales revenue came in at £770 million, which is a decline of 2.8%. There were also 22 million titles sold physically for a drop of 7.1%.

We can thank Switch for preventing a bigger decline. The system’s software sales were up 90.1% year-over-year and revenue rose by 73.4%. Switch was the only platform with increased software sales compared to the previous year.

This week’s Switch/ Wii U/3DS-specific UK software sales are as follows:

Switch

1. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Nintendo
2. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Nintendo
3. Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! – Nintendo
4. Super Mario Party – Nintendo
5. Super Mario Odyssey – Nintendo
6. Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy – Activision Blizzard
7. Pokemon: Let’s Go, Eevee! – Nintendo
8. Just Dance 2019 – Ubisoft
9. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Nintendo
10. FIFA 19 – EA

Wii U

1. Just Dance 2019 – Ubisoft
2. Super Mario 3D World – Nintendo
3. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Nintendo
4. Wii Party U – Nintendo
5. Mario Party 10 – Nintendo
6. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD – Nintendo
7. Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker – Nintendo
8. New Super Mario Bros. U + New Super Luigi U – Nintendo
9. Super Mario Maker – Nintendo
10. Guitar Hero Live – Activision Blizzard

3DS

1. Mario Kart 7 – Nintendo
2. Super Mario 3D Land – Nintendo
3. Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Nintendo
4. Donkey Kong Country Returns – Nintendo
5. Super Mario Maker – Nintendo
6. New Super Mario Bros. 2 – Nintendo
7. Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer – Nintendo
8. Detective Pikachu – Nintendo
9. Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam Bros. – Nintendo
10. Lego Marvel Super Heroes – Warner Bros. Interactive

Source: Chart-Track

This week’s UK software sales are as follows:

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This week’s Switch/ Wii U/3DS-specific UK software sales are as follows:

Switch

1. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Nintendo
2. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Nintendo
3. Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu – Nintendo
4. Super Mario Party – Nintendo
5. Super Mario Odyssey – Nintendo
6. Pokemon: Let’s Go, Eevee
7. Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy – Activision Blizzard
8. Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Nintendo
9. Just Dance 2019 – Ubisoft
10. Splatoon 2 – Nintendo

Wii U

1. Just Dance 2019 – Ubisoft
2. Super Mario 3D World – Nintendo
3. Wii Party U – Nintendo
4. Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Nintendo
5. New Super Mario Bros. U + Luigi U – Nintendo
6. Zelda: Wind Waker HD – Nintendo
7. LEGO Marvel Avengers – Warner Bros. Interactive
8. Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed – SEGA
9. Mario Party 10 – Nintendo
10. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze – Nintendo

3DS

1. Mario Kart 7 – Nintendo
2. New Super Mario Bros. 2 – Nintendo
3. Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Nintendo
4. Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D – Nintendo
5. Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer – Nintendo
6. Super Mario 3D Land – Nintendo
7. Detective Pikachu – Nintendo
8. Super Mario Maker – Nintendo
9. Tomodachi Life – Nintendo
10. Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam Bros. – Nintendo

Source: Chart-Track

This week’s UK software sales are as follows:

Individual formats

All formats

Source 1 Source 2

Curious as to how much Switch has sold in the UK? Since launch, the console has moved roughly 1.4 million units.

If you’re interested in comparisons, PlayStation 4 has sold six million units in the UK in five years. Xbox One is just under five million.

The UK has been a notoriously tough market for Nintendo to crack in the past. However, we are seeing Switch games like Super Smash Bros. Ultimate having their best series debuts in the country.

Source

This week’s Switch/ Wii U/3DS-specific UK software sales are as follows:

Switch

1. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Nintendo
2. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Nintendo
3. Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! – Nintendo
4. Super Mario Party – Nintendo
5. Super Mario Odyssey – Nintendo
6. Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! – Nintendo
7. Just Dance 2019 – Ubisoft
8. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Nintendo
9. Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy – Activision Blizzard
10. Fortnite: Deep Freeze Bundle – Warner Bros. Interactive

Wii U

1. Just Dance 2019 – Ubisoft
2. Minecraft: Wii U Edition – Nintendo
3. Super Mario 3D World – Nintendo
4. Mario Party 10 – Nintendo
5. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze – Nintendo
6. Lego Marvel Avengers – Warner Bros. Interactive
7. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD – Nintendo
8. New Super Mario Bros. U + New Super Luigi U – Nintendo
9. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Nintendo
10. Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker – Nintendo

3DS

1. Mario Kart 7 – Nintendo
2. New Super Mario Bros. 2 – Nintendo
3. Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer – Nintendo
4. Super Mario 3D Land – Nintendo
5. Donkey Kong Country Returns – Nintendo
6. Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam Bros. – Nintendo
7. Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Nintendo
8. Tomodachi Life – Nintendo
9. Detective Pikachu – Nintendo
10. Super Mario Maker- Nintendo

Source: Chart-Track

This week’s UK software sales are as follows:

Individual formats

All formats

Source 1 Source 2

This week’s Switch/ Wii U/3DS-specific UK software sales are as follows:

Switch

1. Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! – Nintendo
2. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Nintendo
3. Super Mario Party – Nintendo
4. Pokemon: Let’s Go, Eevee! – Nintendo
5. FIFA 19 – EA
6. Minecraft – Nintendo
7. Super Mario Odyssey – Nintendo
8. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Nintendo
9. Fortnite: Deep Freeze Bundle – Warner Bros. Interactive
10. Just Dance 2019 – Ubisoft

Wii U

1. Just Dance 2019 – Ubisoft
2. Minecraft: Wii U Edition – Nintendo
3. Super Mario 3D World – Nintendo
4. Mario Party 10 – Nintendo
5. Lego Marvel Avengers – Warner Bros. Interactive
6. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze – Nintendo
7. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD – Nintendo
8. New Super Mario Bros. U + New Super Luigi U – Nintendo
9. Paper Mario: Color Splash – Nintendo
10. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Nintendo

3DS

1. Mario Kart 7 – Nintendo
2. Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer – Nintendo
3. New Super Mario Bros. 2 – Nintendo
4. Super Mario 3D Land – Nintendo
5. Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam Bros. – Nintendo
6. Donkey Kong Country Returns – Nintendo
7. Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Nintendo
8. Tomodachi Life – Nintendo
9. Detective Pikachu – Nintendo
10. Pokemon Ultra Sun – Nintendo

Source: Chart-Track