Of no surprise to anyone, FIFA 20 debuts at the top of the UK Charts


Last year's entry in football series finally leaves Top 40

Electronic Arts' annual football franchise FIFA has returned to the top of the UK Charts, still pulling in big sales some 25 years since the series' 1993 debut. FIFA 20 succeeded in knocking cute Switch remake The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening off of the top spot to become king of the premier league.

Similar success was not found by some of this week's other new releases, however. Bandai Namco's gothic adventure Code Vein failed to break the Top Ten, landing at number 13, while Focus Home's violent mech-based title The Surge 2 barely made an impact, debuting at number 35. As always, bear in mind these charts only reflect the physical sales of all titles.

The was a surge in Xbox games. The Xbox One edition of Minecraft leapt from number 22 to number nine, followed up by racer Forza Horizon 3, which jumped from number 20 to number 10. Pirate adventure Sea of Thieves also made a huge comeback, climbing from number 21 all the way to number seven.

U.K. video game sales chart w/e: September 28, 2019
(Chart reflects in-store physical sales only)

1. FIFA 20 - Electronic Arts
2. The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening - Nintendo
3. Borderlands 3 - 2K Games
4. Gears 5 - Microsoft
5. Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled - Activision
6. Tom Clancy's The Division 2 - Ubisoft
7. Sea of Thieves - Microsoft
8. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe - Nintendo
9. Minecraft: Xbox Edition - Microsoft
10. Forza Horizon 3 - Microsoft

U.K. video game charts [Gamesindustry.biz]

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