Publishing behemoth Digital Arts has scored extra Christmas UK no.1s than another online game writer, based on information from GfK Chart Observe.
FIFA in fact has contributed to a lot of EA’s successes over the vacation season, though Activision can also be up there with Name of Obligation. This yr, FIFA 22 took the crown for Christmas no.1 within the UK, whereas final yr the honour went to Murderer’s Creed Valhalla.
In truth, final yr was solely the third time in 15 years that the Christmas no.1 spot wasn’t occupied by FIFA or Name of Obligation, with The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and Pink Lifeless Redemption 2 claiming the spot in 2011 and 2018, respectively.
Apparently, Nintendo has solely ever scored one Christmas UK no.1, which was again in 1998 with the seminal The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. Mario has by no means achieved this milestone earlier than, which is stunning when you consider it.
Elsewhere, Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales simply missed out on the highest three by lower than 200 gross sales, so it’s good to see the Internet-Slinger nonetheless pulling within the punters.[Source – VGC]