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Assassin’s Creed Valhara wins Christmas No. 1 with Cyberpunk 2077 falling to 3rd place | UK Boxed Chart


This year is Christmas’s No. 1 close quarters battle, and Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed Valhalla has emerged as the No. 1 physical game of the time.

This is the first time Assassin’s Creed has won the No. 1 position on Christmas (in fact, the first time for Ubisoft), and the third time a non-FIFA or Call of Duty game has surpassed the box chart in 15 years (Source). : GfK Entertainment).

Pre-Christmas price cuts increased game sales by 66%. This game has defeated Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War. This was second after selling the same number of copies as last week. This is the first time the Black Ops Subseries has failed to win Christmas No. 1.

Last week’s big No. 1 was Cyberpunk 2077, and RPGs fell to No. 3 this week with sales down 80%. The game has recently received very negative coverage due to its poor technical performance on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. However, keep in mind that it is not uncommon for sales to drop by 80% in games like this. In fact, other games that won big pre-orders, such as The Last of Us: Part Two in the summer and Assassin’s Creed Valhalla in November, fell 80% and 70%, respectively, in the second week.

Negative coverage may have had some impact on game sales this week, but most of the decline is expected.

CD Projekt’s new game blocks FIFA 21, which has to settle in fourth place, despite a 40% increase in sales. On the other hand, Animal Crossing: New Horizons was fifth, with sales down 11%. This is the first decline in sales in more than a month. With only 9,000 units, the 5th Animal Crossing and the 1st Assassin’s Creed Valhara are separated.

The entire chart is based on purely physical retail sales.

Elsewhere, sales surged across the chart, partly due to price discounts. Spider-Man: Miles Morales rises to 6th place after 45% increase in sales, Ring Fit Adventure returns to the top 10 in 9th place after 155% increase in sales, and Super Mario 3D All Stars takes 10th place with 44% Did. Increased sales. Other than the Top 10, Immortals: Fenyx Rising jumped to 12th place with a 107% increase in sales, Watch Dogs Legion jumped to 14th place with a 98% increase in sales, and Carnival Games returned to 35th place with 499. Rapid increase in sales. There was also a deal for PS4 games. In other words, The Last of Us: Part Two jumped 374 |% to 30th place, and Ghost of Tsushima increased 208% to 34th place.

Here are the top 10 Christmas GfKs for the week ending December 19th:

last week this week Title
Four 1 Assassin’s Creed Valhara
2 2 Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
1 3 Cyberpunk 2077
Five Four FIFA 21
3 Five Animal Crossing: New Horizons
8 6 Spider-Man: Miles Morales
7 7 Mario Kart 8: Deluxe
6 8 Just Dance 2021
16 9 Ring Fit Adventure
Ten Ten Super Mario 3D All Stars

And for fun, this is all the other Christmas No. 1 in history. FIFA (8) and Call of Duty (8) are the most popular franchises for Christmas.

Year Title
2020 Assassin’s Creed: Valhara (Ubisoft)
2019 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (Activision)
2018 Red Dead Redemption 2 (Rock Star)
2017 Call of Duty: World War II (Activision)
2016 Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare (Activision)
2015 Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 (Activision)
2014 Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (Activision)
2013 FIFA 14 (EA)
year 2012 Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 (Activity)
2011 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda)
2010 Call of Duty: Black Ops (Activision)
2009 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (Activision)
2008 FIFA 09 (EA)
2007 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (Activision)
2006 FIFA 07 (EA)
Year 2005 Need for Speed: Most Wanted (EA)
2004 Need for Speed: Underground 2 (EA)
2003 Medal of Honor: Rising Sun (EA)
2002 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (Rock Star)
2001 Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (EA)
the year of 2000 People who want to be Millionaire (Aidos)
1999 Tomb Raider 4: Last Revelation (Aidos)
1998 Ocarina of the Legend of Zelda (Nintendo)
1997 FIFA: Road to World Cup 98 (EA)
1996 FIFA 97 (EA)
1995 FIFA Soccer 96 (EA)
1994 FIFA Soccer 95 (EA)
1993 FIFA International Soccer (EA)
1992 Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (Sega)
1991 WWF Wrestlemania (Sea)
1990 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Mirrorsoft)
1989 Chase HQ (Ocean)
1988 Operation Wolf (sea)
1987 Outrun (Sega)
1986 Gauntlet (US Gold)
1985 Commando (elite)
1984 Ghostbusters (Activision)

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