Solomon Narh February 21, 2022

Horizon Forbidden West is the second greatest PS5 send-off so far

Almost a third of sales were for the PS4 version

Horizon Forbidden West was serenely the No.1 game in the UK boxed graphs, as indicated by the most recent GfK figures.

The game is the second greatest PS5 send-off up to this point, behind the well-known send-off game Spider-Man: Miles Morales and just a little ways off of FIFA 22. Like Spider-Man, the new Horizon was delivered on both PS4 and PS5. 68% of the boxed deals were on PS5 with the rest of the more seasoned PlayStation.

Forbidden West's send-off deals are down 35% contrasted and its ancestor: 2017's Horizon: Zero Dawn. Nonetheless, this information doesn't factor in computerized deals, and the download market has sped up essentially over the most recent five years. Computerized download information will be delivered later in the week.

Considering the absence of accessibility of PS5 consoles, we could anticipate that Horizon should ascend and down the graphs as more machines become accessible.

It implies that Pokemon Legends: Arceus tumbles to No.2 (deals down 52% week-on-week). The Nintendo Switch game was No.1 for three continuous weeks and is as yet the quickest selling round of the year.

The arrival of Horizon agreed with more PS5 consoles coming to stores, which has come about in other PS5 games ascending the diagrams. Bug Man: Miles Morales is up 15 spots to No.12 following a 90% deals rise week-on-week. In the interim, Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart reenters the graphs at No.20.

Simply behind Ratchet and Clank is Assassin's Creed: The Ezio Collection, which bounces once again into the outlines at No.21 following the arrival of the Nintendo Switch adaptation of the pack.

Horizon Forbidden West in Action

Somewhere else, another update to Cyberpunk 2077 implies that the game is presently improved for PS5 and Xbox Series X and S. Accordingly, the CD Projekt title rose 271% in deals week-on-week and reenters the diagrams at No.23.

The other new game in the graphs is King of Fighters XV at No.30. The SNK title sold best on PS5, representing 53% of deals, with 25% on PS4 and 23% on Xbox.

Here is the GfK UK Boxed Top Ten for the week finishing February 19:

Last Week This Week Title
New Entry 1 Horizon: Forbidden West
2 2 Pokémon Legends: Arceus
2 3 Dying Light 2
4 4 Mario Kart 8: Deluxe
3 5 FIFA 22
5 6 Animal Crossing: New Horizons
10 7 Call of Duty: Vanguard
8 8 Minecraft (Switch)
7 9 Mario Party Superstars
14 10 Just Dance 2022



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