1.3 million physical games were sold during Black Friday, GI.biz reports. This has led to the UK top 40 receiving significant shake-up, including a bunch of PSVR titles re-entering the top 20, the highest-charting of which being PlayStation VR Worlds at #14.
Such heavily discounted games like Marvel’s Spider-Man, Anthem, and Borderlands 3 were also propelled back into the top 40.
FIFA 20 was the UK’s best-selling game, however, thanks to discounts on the PS4 FIFA 20 console bundle. The sports sim is back at no.1 after dropping to #4 last week.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare at #2 also benefited from PS4 bundle sales, with sales up substantially. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order at #3 likewise saw an increase thanks to Xbox One hardware bundling.
With prices as low as £99, the Xbox One S All-Digital proved popular during Black Friday too. This helped pack-in Sea of Thieves claim #4, while Minecraft: Xbox Edition took #5.
Minecraft: Switch Edition can also be found within the top ten, resting at #10.
The rest of the UK top ten comprises of Switch exclusives, with Pokémon Sword at #6, followed by Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Pokémon Shield, and Luigi’s Mansion 3 (respectively).
GI.biz reports Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield were the only two titles in the entire top 40 not to see a rise in week-on-week sales.
Shenmue III also lucked out, vanishing from the top 40 entirely during its second week on sale.