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Zelda: Link’s Awakening tops the UK video games chart

The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening enters at No.1 in the latest UK video games chart from Ukie and GFK.

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The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening enters the latest UK video games chart from Ukie and GFK at No.1.

Nintendo’s remake of the classic 1993 Game Boy adventure, The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening, has debuted at No.1 in this week’s UK video games chart. Link knocks last week’s chart-topper, Borderlands 3, down one position.

Gears 5 also drops two places, to No.4, and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe races three places up to No.3. We suspect that last week’s release of the Nintendo Switch Lite gave the game a Triple Mushroom boost.

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Elsewhere in the top ten, PES 2020, falls two spots to No.5 and there’s a re-entry for The Division 2, which jumps from No.20 to No.6.

Other new entries include Truck Driver at No.11 and the PlayStation 4 remaster of Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch at No.23. One sight we’re sad to see is Remedy Entertainment’s Control, which languishes at No.39 in its fourth week on the chart.

You can see the full top forty video game chart for the week ending September 21 on the Ukie website.

Top 20 Entertainment Software Chart – September 21, 2019

  1. The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening (NE)
  2. Borderlands 3
  3. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  4. Gears 5
  5. eFootball PES 2020
  6. The Division 2
  7. Grand Theft Auto V
  8. Spyro Reignited Trilogy
  9. Crash Team Racing: Nitro Refueled
  10. NBA 2K20
  11. Truck Drive (NE)
  12. Super Mario Maker 2
  13. Red Dead Redemption 2
  14. Marvel’s Spider-Man
  15. Crash Bandicoot: N.Sane Trilogy
  16. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  17. Minecraft: PlayStation Edition
  18. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  19. Minecraft
  20. Forza Horizon 3

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