UK December 2021 chart: Nintendo Switch is again No. 1 selling console

Brick-and-mortar game tracker GfK Entertainment publishes weekly UK sales charts, but that’s not the only thing they do. Sales figures are also released each month, which also includes a graph of the month’s top-selling video games. For example, the UK sales chart for December 2021 published today.

They also provided hardware sales figures showing that the Nintendo Switch was the No. 1 console in December. The Xbox Series S and X consoles came in second, and the PlayStation 5 came in third. According to GfK’s panel, “It’s been another huge month for the Nintendo Switch, with console sales up 6% from November. Thanks to the major Black Friday event surrounding the new Mario Kart 8: Deluxe bundle, 11 Month is already a big one for Nintendo’s machines. As for the top 20 software charts for December 2021, you can check them out in full below.

Location title
1 FIFA 22 (EA)
2 Call of Duty: Vanguard (Activision Blizzard)
3 Grand Theft Auto 5 (Rock Star)
4 F1 2021 (Code Masters)
5 Just Dance 2022 (Ubisoft)
6 Spider-Man: Miles Morales (Sony)
7 Battlefield 2042 (EA)
8 Mario Kart 8: Deluxe Edition (Nintendo)*
9 Pokémon Brilliant Diamond (Nintendo)*
10 Far Cry 6 (Ubisoft)
11 Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy (Square Enix)
12 Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition (Mojang/Nintendo)
13 Red Dead Redemption 2 (Rockstar)
14 Republic of Knights (Ubisoft)
15 Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo)*
16 Pokémon Shiny Pearl (Nintendo)*
17 Mortal Kombat 11 (Warner Bros.)
18 Assassin’s Creed Valhalla (Ubisoft)
19 LEGO Harry Potter Collection (Warner Bros.)
20 Grand Theft Auto: Trilogy Definitive Edition (Rockstar)

*Numeric data not available