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New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe takes No.1 in the UK video game chart

New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe for the Nintendo Switch jumps in at No.1.



New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe

New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe for the Nintendo Switch jumps in at No.1 in a quiet week on the UK video game chart.

The Nintendo Switch version of Wii U launch title, New Super Mario Bros U, has taken the top spot in the latest Ukie/GFK Chart Track software Top 40.

The game’s first-week performance pushes FIFA 19Red Dead Redemption 2Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate down one place each.


Elsewhere in the Top 10, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – another Wii U re-issue – moves up one position to No.6, and Battlefield V falls to No.7.

The only other brand new entry on the chart is Bandai Namco’s cult JRPG, Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition, which enters at No.11.

Further down the chart, Fallout 76 remains steady at No.17, Marvel’s Spider-Man drops 11 places to No.22, and the PlayStation Hits budget edition of The Last of Us: Remastered sneaks back into the chart at No.39.

Ukie/GfK Chart-Track Top Ten – 12 January 2019

  1. New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe
  2. FIFA 19
  3. Red Dead Redemption 2
  4. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
  5. Super Smash Bros Ultimate
  6. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  7. Battlefield V
  8. Grand Theft Auto V
  9. Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy
  10. Forza Horizon 4

You can see the full Top 40 for the week ending January 12, 2019 at the Ukie website.

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