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Horizon Forbidden West returns to No.1 due to PS5 bundles | UK Boxed Charts

WWE 2K22 sales up over 350% following temporary price drop

Horizon Forbidden West has returned to No.1 in the UK boxed retail charts, following a 31% bump in sales week-on-week.

The title continues to benefit from PS5 hardware bundles. PS5 console stock has improved significantly over the last few months, and Horizon has featured in both official and unofficial hardware deals.

Last week's No.1, Sniper Elite 5, tumbles to No.8 after a 67% drop in sales week-on-week.

The biggest riser of the week is WWE 2K22, which jumps to No.7 after a 356% increase in sales. The 2K Games title has been featured in Sony's Days of Play promotional campaign, with the PS4 and PS5 versions available for under £25.

It was an extended bank holiday weekend in the UK to mark the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, and there were sales increases across the board. Nintendo Switch Sports was up a place to No.2 after a 24% sales rise, Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga is back at No.3 after a 77% sales increase, and FIFA 22 is at No.4 due to a 79% jump.

Mario Kart 8: Deluxe is back in the Top Five with a 27% sales uptick, while Pokémon Legends: Arceus is up two places to No.6 due to a 13% sales rise.

Here is the GfK UK Boxed Top Ten for the week ending June 7:

Last Week This Week Title
2 1 Horizon Forbidden West
3 2 Nintendo Switch Sports
4 3 Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga
6 4 FIFA 22
10 5 Mario Kart 8: Deluxe
8 6 Pokémon Legends: Arceus
35 7 WWE 2K22
1 8 Sniper Elite 5
9 9 Minecraft (Switch Edition)
9 10 Gran Turismo 7

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