February 3, 2023

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Nintendo Switch narrowly topped UK console sales in 2022

Nintendo Switch narrowly topped UK console sales in 2022

Nintendo Switch It was the best-selling console in the UK in 2022, while FIFA 23 It topped the annual software sales chart.

According to GfK sales data published in GamesIndustry.bizTwo million game consoles were sold in the UK last year, down 29% compared to 2021.

The decrease is mainly due to PS5 Short supply and low Switch sales.

NintendoThe gaming company’s console finished the year as the best-selling console ahead of the PS5 and third place Xbox X/Salthough fewer than 60,000 units separated the three systems.

On the software front, FIFA 23 was the best-selling game last year Call of duty modern warfare 2 And the Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga.

Elden ring charted at No. 4, followed Grand Theft Auto 5And the God of War RagnarokAnd the FIFA 22And the Horizon: Forbidden WestAnd the Red Dead Redemption 2 And the Nintendo Switch Sports.

In total, 34.2 million games were sold last year, which is down about 6% compared to 2021. It’s based on GSD market data, which covers all physical game sales and digital sales from most leading publishers.

Over 9.2 million accessories (consoles, cases and headphones) were sold in the UK last year, which is a 13% drop compared to 2021. The white PS5 DualSense controller was the top selling accessory, ahead of the Midnight Black release.