God of War Ragnarok has outsold Modern Warfare 2, Elden Ring and Pokémon in the UK

God of War Ragnarok’s first week physical sales were excellent.

Games Industry revealed that God of War Ragnarok It’s the second-biggest physical video game launch of the year in that year United Kingdombehind only a fifa 23. This therefore means that the new exclusive Playstation sold more physical copies in its first week than Elden Ring, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, and Pokémon Legends: Arceus, which enjoyed second place.

God of War Ragnarok achieved exceptional sales in the UK during its launch week

Obviously it is good to reiterate that these data refer exclusively to physical sales, with digital sales of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 which have been decidedly significant, so it is safe to assume that the new chapter of CoD achieved overall sales exceeding those of God of War Ragnarok.

Despite this fact, however, sales concerning the opening week for the new title sony were outstanding, with the82% of these made on PS5 while sales on PS4 have been of 18%. Also as revealed by rankings company GfK last week, Ragnarok sold the 51% more copies in the first week than the previous best-selling chapter: God of War of the 2018.

In just one week, the game is already the third best-selling chapter of all time (and in terms of revenue it is already number 2). The 12% of sales of Ragnarok for PS5 comes from bundles official with the console. This bundle represented the 60% of all consoles PS5 sold during the week, which is officially the biggest week for console sales sony this year, said GfK boss Dorian Bloch.

Switching to Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2the title Activision Blizzard moved into second place after a slight decline in 39% in week-over-week sales. The increase in sales of PS5 means that the other big game of the year of sony, Horizon: Forbidden West jumped to seventh placeafter an increase of 141% of sales week over week.

Here is the Top Ten of the best-selling games in the UK in the week ended November 12th:

Previous week This week Title
New 1 God of War Ragnarok
1 2 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
2 3 fifa 23
New 4 Sonic Frontiers
3 5 Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
4 6 Nintendo Switch Sports
12 7 Horizon: Forbidden West
5 8 Splatoon 3
7 9 Animal Crossing: New Horizons
8 10 Minecraft (Switch)