Ghost of Tsushima retains the top spot of the UK Charts


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Sucker Punch's mega-selling PS4 release Ghost of Tsushima has successfully retained the number one spot of the UK Charts. The open-world samurai epic has already broken global release records, selling 2.4 million copies worldwide in just the first three days of release, thereby becoming the PS4's fastest-selling, first-party, original IP.

The other major release of this past fortnight - Nintendo's Paper Mario: The Origami King - currently resides at number four, having slipped two places from its launch week standing. Speaking of Nintendo, both Animal Crossing: New Horizons and Ring Fit Adventure saw a sales resurgence, allowing the two Switch titles to climb to number two and number 10 respectively.

With very little on the horizon in terms of big-budget, mainstream releases, the UK Chart is likely to stagnate a little throughout August, with consistent sellers simply jockeying for position until September brings about the dawn of the lucrative Holiday market.

U.K. video game sales chart w/e: July 25, 2020
(Chart reflects in-store physical sales only)

1. Ghost of Tsushima - Sony Interactive Entertainment
2. Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Nintendo
3. F1 2020 - Codemasters
4. Paper Mario: The Origami King - Nintendo
5. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe - Nintendo
6. The Last of Us Part II - Sony Interactive Entertainment
7. Minecraft - Nintendo
8. Grand Theft Auto V - Take-Two
9. Forza Horizon 4 - Microsoft
10. Ring Fit Adventure - Nintendo

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

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