Hideo Kojima’s PlayStation four timed-exclusive Death Stranding entered the UK boxed video games chart in second place, behind a dominant Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.

Death Stranding sits behind Days Gone because the second largest PlayStation-published recreation of 2019. Sony Bend’s not-zombie killer bought round a 3rd extra copies throughout its UK launch week.

Amongst different PlayStation-published video games – and, definitely, Sony invested closely in Death Stranding’s improvement – Kojima’s new opus ranks in gross sales much like The Order 1866 and Bloodborne. Each shifted comparable quantities to Death Stranding throughout their first weeks on sale – all inside 3000 copies of one another.

Death Stranding’s arrival pushes Nintendo Switch exclusive Luigi’s Mansion 3 (which bought barely greater than Death Stranding throughout its personal launch week, albeit with one other day on sale) all the way down to fourth, under FIFA 20.

Other new entries embrace Need for Speed: Heat in fifth, a brand new Fortnite skins bundle in seventh, and Mario & Sonic on the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 – one other Switch exclusive – in eighth.

Outside the highest 10, Just Dance 2020 was 15th and Jumanji: The Video Game was 16th. Of the varied platforms Just Dance 2020 launched on, 55 per cent of gross sales got here from Switch, whereas 21 per cent of gross sales have been for the Wii model – greater than PS4 and Xbox One.

The full prime 10 lies under:

  1. COD: Modern Warfare
  2. Death Stranding
  3. FIFA 20
  4. Luigi’s Mansion 3
  5. Need for Speed: Heat
  6. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  7. Fortnite: some new skins bundle
  8. Mario & Sonic on the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
  9. Minecraft
  10. Plants vs Zombies: Battle for Neighborville

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