It’s no surprise that FIFA 22 this among the best-selling games of the year in any region. But that doesn’t mean it’s not normal. Especially considering that EA game has become the best-selling game of 2021 in Europe.
Besides, it’s been a year where most of the software sold does not match the actual game released in 2021. To the extent that, in the top 20, there are only a few games that are truly new. Keep reading and we tell you all the details.
Xbox data is complicated by the fact that Xbox One games automatically upgrade, so you have to combine Xbox One and Xbox Series together, which makes FIFA 22 No.1. Forza Horizon 5 is No.4.
— Christopher Dring (@Chris_Dring) 26 December 2021
As they show from wccftech, data comes from Christopher Dring from GamesIndustry, that shared it on Twitter. Also, according to Dring, Nintendo Switch and PS5 are the best-selling consoles 2021 in various European regions. He commented that Nintendo’s hybrid platform was the most dominant in Europe this year.
However, it also shows that PS5 ranks first in the UK, Sweden, Finland and Denmark. In terms of games, and as we progress, FIFA 22 is the undisputed king, also surpassing the sales of FIFA 21 in 2020. And to give you an idea that most of the best-selling games haven’t been released recently. (Only Call of Duty: Vanguard and Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury made the Top 10 according to Dring), Metroid Dread took only 23rd place. And it was Nintendo’s most successful release of the saga.
On the other hand, Dring said that Pokemon: Shiny Diamonds and Sparkling Pearls they’ll be in the Top 10 if they’re sold as one game.”. He also claims that Far Cry 6 still has a few weeks to get it.
And if you like talking about “surprises”, Dring ensures that there are “some fun stats.”. In fact, it confirms that “Across Europe, more people bought Farming Simulator 22 than Skywards Sword HD, Ratchet & Clank: A Dimension Apart, Monster Hunter Rise, Forza Horizon 5 and Guardness of the Galaxy.”.
Finally, confirm that, more sales data will be shared soon hardware and software of the year.