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Super Mario games jump up the UK charts | UK Boxed Charts

Mario Kart, Mario Odyssey and Mario Bros U all make the Top Ten

In the wake of the smash hit Super Mario Brothers movie, three Mario games are in this week's UK physical Top Ten.

Mario Kart 8: Deluxe is at No.2 this week, rising two place after a 9% increase in sales week-on-week. It is the third consecutive week of sales rises for the game.

Super Mario Odyssey is at No.5. The platform game comes bundled with a special Nintendo Switch console, and has been rising up the charts ever since. This week it jumped five places after a 15% sales improvement.

Finally, New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe is up seven places to No.10 after a 23% sales increase week-on-week.

Outside of the Top Ten, Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury is at No.13 after a 21% sales rise, Mario Party Superstars is at No.20 with a small 3% uptick, while Mario Strikers: Battle League Football spiked 111% and re-enters the charts at No.30. Finally, somewhat connected to the movie, Luigi's Mansion 3 is back at No.40 with a 7% sales rise.

Elsewhere, Ubisoft's Mario + Rabbids games are also in the Top 40 (Sparks of Hope at No.27 and Kingdom Battle at No.32). However, both of these games dropped in sales slightly (down 18% and 6% respectively).

Otherwise, it's a quiet week for video games. FIFA 23 is still No.1 despite a 39% drop in sales week-on-week. The Resident Evil 4 remake is down to No.3 after a 34% sales slip, while Hogwarts Legacy is now at No.4 with a 32% fall.

There is one new game in the charts. Cult of the Lamb by Devolver debuts at No.28 in the physical charts.

Here is the GfK UK Boxed Top Ten for the week ending April 15, 2023:

Last Week This Week Title
1 1 FIFA 23
4 2 Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
2 3 Resident Evil 4 Remake
3 4 Hogwarts Legacy
10 5 Super Mario Odyssey
9 6 God of War Ragnarok
7 7 Gran Turismo 7
6 8 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
11 9 Minecraft (Switch)
17 10 New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe

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