Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee are among the 20 best-selling games of 2018 in the UK

Sales of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate managed to flourish in 2018, even though it was released toward the very end of the year. Meanwhile, Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee have also performed favorably in the UK. Read on below to learn more about 2018 game sales in the UK from the folks at

UK video games (excluding hardware) generated £3.864 billion last year, according to the Entertainment Retailers Association. The numbers are based on data supplied by GfK (physical retail), IHS Markit (digital revenue) and GSD (download figures). Digital data includes microtransactions, subscriptions and add-on content. One element worth noting is that Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu has been listed separately from its sister product, Let’s Go, Eevee. If both games sales had been combined into one, the game would actually have been at No.11.

Here is the UKIE/GfK Top 20 best-selling games of 2018:

Ranking Title Sales
1 FIFA 19 1,889,401
2 Red Dead Redemption 2 1,757,212
3 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 1,172,855
4 Spider-Man 676,621
5 Mario Kart 8: Deluxe 458,675
6 Far Cry 5 434,133
7 Crash Bandicoot N-Sane Trilogy 430,551
8 God of War 399,395
9 Forza Horizon 4 392,960
10 FIFA 18 351,788
11 Grand Theft Auto V 339,805
12 Spyro Reignited Trilogy 333,725
13 Battlefield V 313,100
14 Assassin’s Creed Odyssey 305,937
15 Super Smash Bros Ultimate 284,155
16 Super Mario Odyssey 240,710
17 Call of Duty: WWII 230,576
18 Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu 227,767
19 Shadow of the Tomb Raider 226,125
20 Fallout 76 218,534



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