Hogwarts Legacy is the fastest-selling Harry Potter recreation in historical past and amazingly, the fastest-selling online game since Pink Lifeless Redemption 2. That’s discounting FIFA and Name of Responsibility, however even with the disclaimer, it’s a powerful feat. Primary for a second week in a row regardless of gross sales dropping 66%, Hogwarts Legacy has at present bought 88% extra copies than final yr’s huge Winter hit, Elden Ring.
Final-generation variations for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Swap have but to be launched. When these variations go on sale, bolstered by the bigger set up base, Hogwarts Legacy is projected to once more be on the prime of the chart. Whereas it’s solely February the most recent Harry Potter title could also be a best-seller for the remainder of the yr.
The remainder of the chart seems the identical because it has for the previous month, FIFA 23 and Name of Responsibility: Trendy Warfare 2 are joined on the prime by God of Warfare Ragnarök and Mario Kart 8: Deluxe. Filling out the underside spots are Grand Theft Auto 5 (seventh) and 4 Nintendo Swap titles: Minecraft (sixth), Nintendo Swap Sports activities (eighth), Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ninth), and Splatoon 3 (tenth).
Notably, FIFA 23 and God of Warfare Ragnarök had vital drops, 13% and 33% respectively, as their gross sales are lastly slowing down. Mario Kart 8: Deluxe posted a second week of good points with an 18% enhance.
Notably absent from the highest ten for this week are any of the brand new releases. EA’s Wild Hearts, a brand new IP like Capcom’s Monster Hunter, is just quantity 26. Beating out the big-name launch are Theatrhythm: Last Bar Line at quantity 16 and Tales of Symphonia: Remastered at quantity 17. The final new launch is the smaller-scale Needed: Lifeless within the thirty fourth spot.
Under are the best-selling boxed video video games within the UK for the week ending February 18, 2023: