Sections

Animal Crossing, FIFA, The Last of Us top European game sales so far this year

Both Animal Crossing: New Horizons and FIFA 20 were the best-selling game in seven countries each

Animal Crossing: New Horizons, The Last of Us: Part 2, and FIFA 20 were at the top of the charts in multiple European countries for the first half of the year.

This is according to a special GfK survey covering physical unit sales across 19 European countries and Brazil.

Animal Crossing and FIFA 20 were the top-selling game for H1 2020 in seven countries apiece, with Animal Crossing topping charts in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, and the UK and FIFA 20 as the top-seller in Denmark, Italy, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, and Spain.

The Last of Us: Part 2 topped charts in three countries: Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Sweden, but it was also the second-highest seller in Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, and Italy.

Additionally, Grand Theft Auto 5 was the top-seller in Hungary for the first half of the year, and Minecraft was top in Finland.

Other games that appeared among the top three included Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (No.2 in Austria and Switzerland), NHL 20 (No.3 in Czech Republic and Slovakia) and Forza Horizon 4 (No.3 in Hungary).

Additionally, the GfK data also covered Brazil, in which The Last of Us Part 2 was the top-seller, eFootball Pro Evolution Soccer 2020 was No.2, and FIFA 20 was No.3.

More stories

FIFA 21 was Europe's best-selling boxed game in 2020

Nintendo rounds out the top three with Animal Crossing: New Horizons and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

By James Batchelor

Québec law firm files latest Nintendo Switch Joy-Con drift lawsuit

Lambert Avocat seeking compensation for all Québec consumers who bought Switch controllers since August 2017

By James Batchelor

Latest comments

Sign in to contribute

Need an account? Register now.