Connect with us
Advertisement

News

Spyro and Pokémon storm the UK video game chart

Spyro Reignited Trilogy, and Pokémon Let’s Go perform well in the UK video game chart, as Red Dead Redemption 2 drops one place.

Published

on

Pokémon: Let's Go Pikachu! and Eevee!

Spyro Reignited Trilogy, and Pokémon Let’s Go perform well in the UK video game chart, as Red Dead Redemption 2 drops one place.

Rockstar’s Red Dead Redemption 2 has dropped to No.2 after three weeks on top of the GFK Chart Track software top forty, which tracks physical video game sales in the UK.

Now perched at No.1 is Spyro Reignited Trilogy, Activision’s latest compilation of classic PlayStation 1 remakes. If the success of Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy is anything to go by, we can look forward to the little dragon becoming a mainstay in the top ten for a while to come.

Advertisement

Entering the chart in third place is Bethesda’s divisive online open world RPG, Fallout 76.

Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Eevee debut at No.4 and No.6, respectively. However, if sales are combined, the game would have comfortably taken the top spot. According to GamesIndustry.biz, it was also supply constrained, with some UK retailers having stock shortages.

Also sneaking into the top ten is Hitman 2 at No.10. It’s a disappointing debut for a much-publicised, and well reviewed game.

It’s worth reiterating that the GFK chart does not count digital sales, which could prove particularly for important for the likes of Fallout 76, and Hitman 2, both of which have significant online components.

See the full chart for the week ending November 17, 2018 at the GFK Chart Track website.


More gaming news from Thumbsticks

Visit our new releases page for regular updates on the new video games coming to the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

How did we do?

We hope you found this article useful, or informative, or thought provoking, or maybe even a little entertaining. Perhaps it was a guide that helped you through a tricky bit, or we even saved you some money? Lovely stuff! If you'd like to say "thanks" you could always buy the team a cup of coffee.

Recommended for you

Thumbsticks editor and connoisseur of Belgian buns. Currently playing: Paper Mario: The Origami King, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, and Pikmin 3 Deluxe.

Advertisement

Latest from Thumbsticks

Deltarune logo Deltarune logo
News9 hours ago

Deltarune Chapter 2 release date revealed by Toby Fox

Deltarune Chapter 2 is almost upon us. We don't need to tell you to "please be excited" for this one.

Tux and Fanny video game Tux and Fanny video game
Features12 hours ago

Surreal web cartoon Tux and Fanny makes for a sublime video game

In one day I went from not knowing a thing about Tux and Fanny to proclaiming it the best video...

Battlefield 2042 key art Battlefield 2042 key art
News17 hours ago

Battlefield 2042 release date bumped to November

Electronic Arts has confirmed that the upcoming military shooter Battlefield 2042 will be released one month later than planned. EA says...

Age of Empires IV key art Age of Empires IV key art
News1 day ago

The developers want you to break Age of Empires IV this weekend

After a number of balloted tests, the floodgates will open for a limited-time, unrestricted stress test for Age of Empires...

Playstation Store Double Discounts Sale Playstation Store Double Discounts Sale
News1 day ago

The PlayStation Store Double Discounts sale returns

PS Plus members get double discounts on PS4 and PS5 games in the latest PlayStation Store video game sale.

Nintendo Switch Bluetooth Nintendo Switch Bluetooth
News2 days ago

Latest Nintendo Switch update adds support for Bluetooth headphones

It's taken a long time, but you can now use your Bluetooth headphones with your Nintendo Switch.

SkateBIRD keyart - Xbox Game Pass SkateBIRD keyart - Xbox Game Pass
News2 days ago

More super games join Xbox Game Pass from today

SkateBird, Sable, and Subnautica: Below Zero are among the games coming to Xbox Game Pass before the end of September 2021.

Xbox - Halo: The Master Chief Collection Xbox - Halo: The Master Chief Collection
News2 days ago

Save on next-gen optimised games in this week’s new Xbox sales

This week's digital sales include discounts on Xbox Game Studios titles and Xbox Series X|S optimised releases.

Advertisement