Team Sonic Racing takes top of the charts

Sega’s Team Sonic Racing has debuted at No.1 in the weekly physical charts – a first for the blue hedgehog since Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games back in 2008, GfK said. The Switch version did particularly well with 39 per cent of the copies shifted going to Nintendo’s hybrid console, versus 40 per cent for PS4 and 21 per cent only for Xbox One.

Last week’s No.1, Bethesda’s Rage 2, settled for No.4 for its second week in the charts, with sales decreasing 73 per cent week-on-week.

A Plague Tale: Innocence, which debuted at No.9 last week, did quite well for its second week, falling to No.31 but with sales only decreasing 51 per cent week-on-week, which is really not too bad for a Week Two.

Days Gone remained steady at No.2 despite a 32 per cent drop in sales week-on-week, while FIFA 19 held on to No.3 with sales going down five per cent compared to last week.

Meanwhile, Assassin’s Creed III Remastered re-entered the charts at No.15 following the Switch release. The only other new entry in the charts was Everybody’s Golf VR, which debuted at No.22.

Here’s the Top Ten for the week ending May 25th (data courtesy of GfK/Ukie):

Rank Title Publisher
1 Team Sonic Racing – NEW Sega
2 Days Gone Sony
3 FIFA 19 EA
4 Rage 2 Bethesda
5 Red Dead Redemption 2 Rockstar
6 Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 Ubisoft
7 Mortal Kombat 11 Warner Bros
8 Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Nintendo
9 Grand Theft Auto V Rockstar
10 Forza Horizon 4 Microsoft

About Marie Dealessandri

Marie Dealessandri is MCV’s former senior staff writer. After testing the waters of the film industry in France and being a radio host and reporter in Canada, she settled for the games industry in London in 2015. She can be found (very) occasionally tweeting @mariedeal, usually on a loop about Baldur’s Gate, Hollow Knight and the Dead Cells soundtrack.

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