Published On: Thu, May 28th, 2020

Physical Games Are Thriving In The UK, Strongest Apr Sales Recorded In Five Years

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Digital sales might good be on a adult on a tellurian scale, yet there’s still a healthy ardour for boxed copies of a favourite games. In a UK, final month’s sales totals paint a really considerable design indeed.

As reported by, boxed games, accessories and consoles generated some-more than £130m during UK sell over a month of Apr 2020. In fact, some-more than one million boxed games were sole over a march of a month, creation this Apr a many successful for earthy sales in 5 years.

The month before was even improved (April was indeed down 13% on March), yet that’s overdue to a honestly absurd launch of Animal Crossing: New Horizons that is now a biggest diversion of a year. Nintendo’s still on top, though, with 21.5% of all boxed games sole in Apr being published by a company.

Here’s a demeanour during a tip 20 earthy games of Apr 2020 (compiled by GfK):

Do we still cite to buy your games physically? Do we wish that boxed games will still be a thing for years to come? Let us know in a comments.

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