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Mario + Rabbids Debuts at Number 2 in the UK

by Jose Belmonte

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Nintendo Switch exclusive Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle debuts in the UK at number 2 of the All Formats list, a good result that however was not enough to dethrone Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, which spends a second week at the top. Ubisoft’s crossover of the Mario and Rabbids franchises comes preceded by good reviews and an intense promotional campaign. The title is a turn-based strategy game which some have compared to the X-COM series, a concept that on paper doesn’t seem to fit in the Mario universe, but apparently Ubisoft has made it work.

As we approach to the end line of the summer season, new game releases are more frequent each week, with other entries in the top 10 include Everybodys’s Golf at number 6, Ark: Survival Evolved at number 7, and Yakuza Kiwami at number 8. That implies that PS4 exclusives accounted for 50% of the top 10 best sellers.

Other new entries beyond the top 10 are Dead Alliance at number 39, and Resident Evil Revelations for PS4 and Xbox One at number 40.

Top 10 UK All Formats List

1. Uncharted: The Lost Legacy
2. Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle
3. F1 2017
4. Grand Theft Auto V
5. Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy
6. Everybody’s Golf
7. Ark: Survival Evolved
8. Yakuza Kiwami
9. Overwatch
10. Forza Horizon 3

Check out the full top 40 here.

Top 10 UK Individual Formats List

1. Uncharted: The Lost Legacy (PS4)
2. Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle (NSW)
3. Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy (PS4)
4. F1 2017 (PS4)
5. Everybody’s Golf (PS4)
6. F1 2017 (XBO)
7. Yakuza Kiwami (PS4)
8. Grand Theft Auto V (XBO)
9. Forza Horizon 3 (XBO)
10. Grand Theft Auto V (PS4)

Check out the full top 40 here.

 

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