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UK sales for May 2018

Posted on June 3, 2018 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

New sales data is in from the UK for the month of May 2018.

With the new Switch version Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze reappears on the chart at the fourth position. Its first month of sales were up 19% compared to launch sales of the original Wii U game.

Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition also makes its first appearance, showing up at #20. Sales decreased 54% compared to the original Wii U release, which placed at #17 back in 2014.

Switch market share for May rose to 18.1%, up from 12.5% in April. The system was 23.8% of the market in May in terms of value, in contrast to 14.8% in April. It also overtook the Xbox One which came in at 21.3%. What this means is that Switch sold fewer units, but generated more revenue than the Xbox One at retail.

Below is the top 10 chart for May:

Rank Title Publisher
1 God of War Sony
2 FIFA 18 EA
3 Far Cry 5 Ubisoft
4 Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Nintendo
5 Detroit: Become Human Sony
6 State of Decay 2 Microsoft
7 Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Nintendo
8 Fallout 4 Bethesda
9 Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 Warner Bros
10 Dark Souls Remastered Bandai Namco


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