Nintendo Switch Beats Ps5, Fifa 22 Is The Best-Selling Game Of The Year In Uk

In 2021, 35.8 million video games (physical and digital) were sold in Britain, 3.36 million consoles and 10.6 million accessories according to data from GSD and GFK.

Nintendo Switch sold more than PS5 with 500,000 Switch, Switch Lite and Switch OLED consoles sold only between November and December, thanks to the success of the bundle with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. This is the second best year for Nintendo Switch in Britain, PlayStation consoles are following each other in turn while Xbox platforms are third.

On the software front sales dropped by 16% compared to 2020, FIFA 22 was the most sold video game of the year with Call of Duty Vanguard in second place in the UK, the latter with sales in decrease of 36% compared to the previous Call of Duty GTA V was the third best-selling game in 2021, an incredible result if we think eight years have passed since the launch. The following rankings are not included in the Nintendo games:

1 FIFA 22 (EA)

2 Call of Duty: Vanguard (Activision Blizzard)

3 Grand Theft Auto 5 (Rockstar)

4 FIFA 21 (EA)

5 Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War

6 Red Dead Redemption 2 (Rockstar)

7 Marvel’s Spider-Man Miles Morales (Sony)

8 F1 2021 (EA/Codemasters)

9 Far Cry 6 (Ubisoft)

10 Assassin’s Creed Valhalla (Ubisoft)

11 Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo)

12 Animal Crossing New Horizons (Nintendo)

13 Resident Evil Village (Capcom)

14 Battlefield 2042 (EA)

15 Minecraft Switch Edition

16 Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury (Nintendo)

17 Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege (Ubisoft)

18 Mortal Kombat 11 (Warner Bros)

19 LEGO Harry Potter Collection (Warner Bros)

20 Pokémon Brilliant Diamond (Nintendo)

21 Minecraft (Mojang)

22 Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy (Square Enix)

23 Just Dance 2022 (Ubisoft)

24 NBA 2K21 (2K Games)

25 The Crew 2 (Ubisoft)

Finally, on the accessories front, the DualSense white dominates the sales ranking followed by the black Xbox controller, also space for Turtle Beach headsets and Sony Pulse 3D Wireless headphones, while the Ni accessory

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