Animal Crossing New Horizons Is Once Again The UK's Biggest Seller

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Animal Crossing New Horizons is once again the top-selling game in the UK this week, as Nintendo proves it doesn't really need to release any other games in 2020 (aside from Pikmin 3).

The Switch-exclusive knocked Ghost of Tsushima from its perch and is continuing to sell like hotcakes, according to the UKIE charts.

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Animal Crossing Tops The Sales Chart Again

The game recently added a sizeable update that introduces dreaming and a weekly fireworks display, and it seems that was enough to propel it back to the summit.

In fact, while Nintendo fans call out for a Nintendo Direct (or any announcements, really), the company has no fewer than six titles in the top 10. The ever-popular Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is at number 3, while Paper Mario dropped to number 7. Rounding out the top 10 are Ring Fit Adventure and 51 Worldwide Games, at 9 and 10 respectively.

Meanwhile, FIFA 20 has risen from 19 to 4, perhaps based on the FA Cup weekend and the return of Champions League football - as well as EA revealing new information about this year's game.

Also, somehow, people are still buying GTA 5 - meaning there are probably around eight people in the world now that don't own it. Also, remember Fast and Furious: Crossroads? It debuted at number 17, with reviewers calling it "the worst game of the year". Oof.

Check out the full top 20 below.

  1. Animal Crossing: New Horizons
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  1. Ghost of Tsushima
  2. Mario Kart 8: Deluxe
  3. FIFA 20
  4. Minecraft
  5. F1 2020
  6. Paper Mario: The Origami King
  7. Grand Theft Auto 5
  8. Ring Fit Adventure
  9. 51 Worldwide Games
  10. The Last of Us Part II
  11. Forza Horizon 4
  12. Luigi's Mansion 3
  13. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  14. Super Mario Odyssey
  15. Need for Speed: Heat
  16. Fast and Furious: Crossroads
  17. Destroy All Humans
  18. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  19. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order