FIFA 21 is the UK’s no.1 once again. More significantly, Cyberpunk 2077 has managed to re-enter the top ten at #9 â€“ it had quietly left the top 40 altogether a few weeks ago.
This appears to be due to a minor discount on Amazon (it’s currently Â£29.99 on Xbox One, including some bonus bits.)
The fact that GAME et al have re-opened has seemingly had an impact on the chart with more re-entries than usual. This includes Little Nightmares 2 at #24, which launched during lockdown.
There’s a significant amount of shuffling going on too. In fact, Minecraft at #5 is the only game in the entire top 40 to hold its position this week.
Here’s a quick rundown of the rest of the top ten: Animal Crossing: New Horizons falls to #2, Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury rises to #3 while Mario Kart 8 Deluxe shifts to #4. GTA V climbs to #6 despite an imminent Game Pass release, Capcom’s Monster Hunter Rise falls to #7, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla moves up to #8 â€“ its highest position in a while â€“ while Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War drops two positions to #10.
Ghost of Tsushima re-enters just outside of the top ten at #11. Again, it seems a minor price cut is the reason â€“ it too currently Â£30 on Amazon.
Square-Enix’s looter shooter Outriders continues to tumble, meanwhile, going from #16 to #28. It’s also close to leaving the PS4 chart, sitting at #20.