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UK: Miles Morales sales 264% compared to last week, Demon's Souls 401% thanks to new batch of PS5, 3D World + Bowser's Fury 180% bigger than Wii U

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Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury was comfortably the biggest game at UK boxed retail last week, and is the fastest selling release of the year so far.
The Switch platform game is an updated re-release of the 2013 Wii U title, complete with a new side-adventure. Its launch is almost three times the size of the original game, which debuted at No.14 back in late November 2013 (on the same day as the PS4 launch). It's worth noting that the Wii U install base was tiny back then compared with the Switch.
It wasn't just Mario this week, with Bandai Namco's Little Nightmares 2 debuting at No.7. The game's boxed version sold best on PS4 (43% of sales) followed by Switch (37%), then Xbox One (18%) and PC (2%). This chart does not factor in digital sales.
Elsewhere, FIFA 21 rises five places to No.3 after an 140% jump in sales, driven by discounting that took the game down to below £30. The arrival of new PS5 consoles also gave Spider-Man: Miles Morales a boost, which roses eight places to No.4 with a 264% sales spike. PS5 exclusive Demon's Souls also re-entered the charts this week, rising 401% in sales week-on-week and reaching No.17.

 

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Don't understand. Nintendo bring out the same game as on the WiiU with some shitty add-on mode and it sells like hot cakes. They continually do this aswell.
People like what they like. Same reason lots of people order the same thing at a restaurant everytime they go.

Nintendo caters to this crowd and doesn't go outside it's comfort zone ever
 

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Don't understand. Nintendo bring out the same game as on the WiiU with some shitty add-on mode and it sells like hot cakes. They continually do this aswell.
People wasn't interested on Nintendo home consoles, Switch adds on top of it the handheld console monopoly so a lot of 3DS/Vita/PSP/DS players that now joined it saw it as a new game. And due to the lack of new big Switch games, it gets a lot of attention even if it's just an enhaced port (of a great game).
 
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Don't understand. Nintendo bring out the same game as on the WiiU with some shitty add-on mode and it sells like hot cakes. They continually do this aswell.

Idiots didn't buy the Wii U cuz "confusion".

Switch sold way better despite basically being a Wii U Pro.

3D World was and is an amazing game, and Bowser's Fury is just as great.

It's selling better cuz it's socially acceptable to like the Switch. People were told it's okay to like the Switch therefore they can go buy one and not feel insecure.

It was a meme the Wii U gave you aids and Switch is sexy.

Idiotic public perception is important.
 
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Are you even able to buy many PS5 consoles without games forced as bundles?
Here in Germany, you buy a PS5 with a second controller, charging station and 2 games for 999€ at retailers.
 
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Are you even able to buy many PS5 consoles without games forced as bundles?
Here in Germany, you buy a PS5 with a second controller, charging station and 2 games for 999€ at retailers.
That may be for some of the second batches and on. But preorders made up the majority of units out and they weren’t bundled.
 

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My point is clear, it doesn't matter how big the increase of the sales unless it could break into top 10 then it's too low.

Game in 15-20 placements usually sold around 0.8-1.8K lol.

so you're just talking out of your ass and trolling

Do not engage the troll, report me

i would report you but i'm not a rat so don't worry

 
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Idiots didn't buy the Wii U cuz "confusion".

Switch sold way better despite basically being a Wii U Pro.
People didn't buy the Wii U because it was a terrible product. Nobody was asking for a home console with an inconvenient tablet controller.

The Switch, on the other hand, is an excellent product: a home console that can function reasonably well as a fully-fledged handheld, or in the case of the Switch Lite the best dedicated handheld console ever.
 
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Don't understand. Nintendo bring out the same game as on the WiiU with some shitty add-on mode and it sells like hot cakes. They continually do this aswell.
 

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People like what they like. Same reason lots of people order the same thing at a restaurant everytime they go.

Nintendo caters to this crowd and doesn't go outside it's comfort zone ever
I miss the 90s when Nintendo went out of their comfort zone for all their franchises.
 

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have any data to back this number or you always like talking out of your ass?
If the console sells zero due to shortage, you don't have any new customer who can buy an exclusive game like Demon's Souls. Mile Morales is also on PS4, so you can still sell to a big audience. That's a big difference.
 
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With the PS5 stock issue is there any point for any developer to put resources on a next gen game. I understand cross gen games is fine with the next gen version basically being a high end PC graphics setting mode. But exclusive games like Returnal and Ratchet just won't have enough users to buy those games. I think Sony are better off just delaying Ratchet and Clank until the PS5 is readily available to buy for everyone. I doubt they will be able to do that by June when Ratchet and Clank releases.