Last week had a few high profile releases across various systems, which means the UK charts are a little more interesting than normal. Well, aside from Destiny 2 staying in top spot.
The best new arrival is actually NBA 2K18 in second place, but that doesn’t include Switch sales as the game is eShop-only so far on Nintendo’s system; a look at the UK eShop charts shows it in a modest 10th place, however.
The most notable new arrival from a Nintendo perspective is 3DS title Metroid: Samus Returns, which secured 8th place in the all-format chart. Rayman Legends: Definitive Edition was another new arrival on Switch, and it grabbed 11th place.
After that we have four evergreen Switch titles continuing solid momentum. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe climbed four spots to secure 12th place, while Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle was close behind in 14th. Next up was The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (primarily the Switch version) in 18th place, and then Splatoon 2 in 27th.
Finally we have two more 3DS titles near the bottom – Mario Kart 7 is in 35th place, while Monster Hunter Stories has tumbled rapidly to end up in 37th.
Plenty of Nintendo and system exclusive games in the top 40, then, and it’ll be interesting to see how Metroid: Samus Returns performs in other territories.