It seems like Square Enix’s wistful remaster NieR Replicant is getting set to interrupt a helluva lot of new hearts, as the up to date RPG was the best-selling bodily launch in Britain final week, debuting at primary in the UK Charts.
It ought to be famous that current inside any post-apocalyptic universe is a step-up from dwelling in present-day England, which can or might not have contributed to the fantasy journey’s gross sales. Despite hitting the top spot, NieR Replicant‘s launch gross sales are solely 50% of the gross sales loved by NieR: Automata again in 2017. Still, good to see one thing just a little completely different in the highlight.
Elsewhere in the charts, Capcom’s Monster Hunter Rise slipped out of the Top Ten for the first time since launch, whereas fellow Switch releases Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, and Ring Fit Adventure proceed to get pleasure from week-on-week gross sales. People are nonetheless shopping for the console version of CDPR’s Cyberpunk 2077, which enjoys a second week again in the Top Ten.
Sega’s newest entry in the Football Manager collection – all the time a well-liked launch in Blighty – joined the Top Ten at quantity eight. As a distinct segment PC launch, this could go a way towards demonstrating how quiet the UK’s bodily gross sales scene is correct now. Both Sony’s Returnal and Nintendo’s New Pokemon Snap are going to only sashay proper in come launch.
U.Okay. online game gross sales chart w/e: April 24, 2021
(Chart displays in-store bodily gross sales solely)
1. NieR Replicant – Square Enix
2. FIFA 21 – Electronic Arts
3. Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury – Nintendo
4. Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Nintendo
5. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Nintendo
6. Minecraft – Nintendo
7. Grand Theft Auto V – Take-Two Interactive
8. Football Manager 2021 – Sega
9. Ring Fit Adventure – Nintendo
10. Cyberpunk 2077 – CD Projekt RED