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Top 10 best-selling physical games of 2019 in the UK

Posted on January 3, 2020 by (@OnePunchMaz) in News, Switch

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Every week, we’ve been posting the best-selling physical games in the UK. Data collector GfK has now compiled the sales data for whole year, giving us the top 10 best-selling physical games in the UK in 2019, as reported by gamesindustry.biz:

RankingTitleSales
1FIFA 201,502,191
2Call of Duty: Modern Warfare1,192,211
3Mario Kart 8: Deluxe465,062
4Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order438,465
5Red Dead Redemption 2306,392
6FIFA 19278,417
7Pokémon Sword273,991
8Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled267,285
9Grand Theft Auto V247,357
10Tom Clancy’s The Division 2237,226

As you can see, two Switch exclusive titles made the list in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Pokemon Sword. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is especially noteworthy as it originally came out in 2017. Perhaps even more amazing is that it managed to sell more copies in 2019 than it did in 2018 – in that year, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe “only” sold 458,000 copies, roughly 7,000 less than in 2019. 

You’ll also notice that only Pokemon Sword is listed here. Combined with Pokemon Shield, both games sold just under 430,000 copies.

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