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Yoshi’s Crafted World pinches No.1 from The Division 2

The fight for No.1 was a fierce one this week, with Yoshi emerging victorious with Crafted World selling exactly 63 more copies than The Division 2. This new Yoshi adventure is the first outing of the character on Switch and it has shifted 27.6 per cent more units than 3DS title Yoshi’s Wooly World did at launch. GfK also pointed out that it’s the character’s first No.1 in the UK so it’s overall a very good performance for Nintendo.

Meanwhile, The Division 2 had to settle for another week at No.2, with a 51 per cent drop week-on-week. Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice saw its sales decrease 65 per cent for its second week in the charts and made it to No.3.

Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed III Remastered debuted at No.9, with 72 per cent of the copies going to PS4 versus 28 per cent to Xbox One. The title will release on Switch on May 21st.

Avalanche Studios’ new IP Generation Zero, published by THQ Nordic, had a pretty quiet debut, only charting at No.19. Generation Zero’s digital version is Avalanche’s self publishing debut.

Further down the charts, The Walking Dead: The Final Season, rescued by Skybound after Telltale closed, debuted at No.23, while Deep Silver’s Outward made it to No.24 for its first week in the charts.

Here’s the Top Ten for the week ending March 30th (data courtesy of GfK/Ukie):

Rank Title Publisher
1 Yoshi’s Crafted World – NEW Nintendo
2 Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 Ubisoft
3 Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Activision
4 FIFA 19 EA
5 Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Nintendo
6 Far Cry New Dawn Ubisoft
7 Red Dead Redemption 2 Rockstar
8 The Lego Movie 2 Videogame Warner Bros
9 Assassin’s Creed Remastered – NEW Ubisoft
10 Forza Horizon 4 Microsoft

To keep an eye on what’s releasing when, don’t forget to take a look at our release schedule, updated weekly.

About Marie Dealessandri

Marie Dealessandri is MCV’s senior staff writer, having joined the publication during its days as a weekly magazine. 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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