UK Charts: Metroid Dread Simply Had The Strongest Opening Week Of Any Metroid Recreation Ever


UK bodily chart knowledge is now in for the week ending ninth October, revealing that Metroid Dread has change into the fastest-selling sport within the sequence’ historical past within the nation.

GamesIndustry.biz stories that the sport’s bodily launch has ‘eclipsed’ gross sales of Wii’s Metroid Prime 3: Corruption, which beforehand boasted the sequence’ strongest launch figures, and that it has offered three and a half occasions as many copies as Metroid: Samus Returns managed on its launch again in 2017. Digital gross sales are but to be revealed for the title, which means Dread’s complete gross sales will truly be even stronger nonetheless.

It is early success makes it the fifth largest Change launch of 2021 within the UK thus far; solely Tremendous Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD, Monster Hunter Rise and New Pokémon Snap offered extra copies on their debut weeks.

Elsewhere, Tremendous Monkey Ball Banana Mania debuted in eight place, promoting finest on Change by a snug margin. 70% of these bodily copies have been shifted on Nintendo’s platform, with PS5 accounting for 17%. FIFA 22 stays in high spot for a second consecutive week.

This is a have a look at this week’s high ten all codecs chart:

[Compiled by GFK]

< Final week’s charts

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