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The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom unsurprisingly debuted in first place on the UK retail charts, according to GfK data for the week ending May 13, 2023.
The game was easily the biggest launch of 2023 with sales over 50 percent higher than the retail launch of Hogwarts Legacy in the UK. It is already the eighth best-selling The Legends of Zelda game of all time and set the record for the biggest The Legend of Zelda launch.
Hogwarts Legacy dropped to second place with sales down 68 percent week-on-week. The game did launch for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One the previous week.
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is down one spot to third place with sales down 50 percent. FIFA 23 is up one spot to fourth place with sales up 43 percent, while Mario Kart 8 Deluxe fell from fourth to fifth place with sales flat compared to the previous week.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild re-entered the top 10 in eighth place with sales up 31 percent week-on-week.
Here are the top 10 best-selling titles for the week:
- The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom – NEW
- Hogwarts Legacy
- Star Wars Jedi: Survivor
- FIFA 23
- Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
- Dead Island 2
- Super Mario Odyssey
- The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
- Animal Crossing: New Horizons
- Minecraft Legends
A life-long and avid gamer, William D’Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012 and taking over the hardware estimates in 2017. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel. You can contact the author on Twitter @TrunksWD.