The end of August was a busy time for the games industry, with titles like Astral Chain, Blair Witch, The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan, Control, and more releasing, but it seems that this past week has been a low one in terms of sales, as reported by GamesIndustry.biz.
NBA 2K20 topped the charts this week, and despite debuting three places above last year's entry, sales are around a third lower than 2K19. It sits just above Spyro's Reignited Trilogy, which enters the charts again after 92% of sales came from the new Switch version, although this is under 10% of what it managed on PS4 alone during release last year.
Last week's number one Astral Chain also suffers a 83% dip in sales, falling to number 11, with Wreckfest falling 70% to 10, and Control diving 76% to 14. Man of Medan, however, is still at number three despite a 53% decline.
Catherine: Full Body is at number nine as a new entry, along with Monster Hunter World's Iceborne expansion at 20, and for the full top 10 you can look down below.
Are you surprised by these results?
1. NBA 2K20 / 2K Games
2. Spyro Reignited Trilogy / Activision Blizzard
3. The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan / Bandai Namco
4. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe / Nintendo
5. Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled / Activision Blizzard
6. Spider-Man / Sony
7. Super Mario Maker 2 / Nintendo
8. FIFA 19 / EA
9. Catherine: Full Body / Atlus
10. Wreckfest / THQ Nordic
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