UK rankings: Metroid Dread ranks 3rd in the fastest selling Metroid game of all time in the UK

The latest British sports game rankings have appeared, and Metroid Dread’s performance is admirable. Although it entered the 3rd place in the boxed rankings (defeated by Far Cry 6 and FIFA 22), it is the best-selling Metroid game in the UK, and its sales on the Nintendo 3DS platform are three times that of Metroid: Sams Returns . It has become the fifth largest Switch release after Monster Hunter Rise and New Pokemon Snap. Another new version is Super Monkey Ball: Banana Mania ranked 8th, with 70% of its sales coming from Nintendo Switch. The following are the top ten GfKs for the week ending October 9, 2021:

“The Metroid Dread on Nintendo Switch is by far the fastest-selling Metroid game in the UK, surpassing Metroid Prime 3: Corruption on the Nintendo Wii. There is no digital sales yet. Its sales at the time of release were the last 2D Metroid game Three and a half times as much as: Metroid: Sams Returns, the game was launched on the 3DS in 2017, and later on the Switch.

This is good news for Metroid, which is one of Nintendo’s smaller franchises but has a loyal fan base. This is the fifth major release of Nintendo Switch this year, second only to “Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury”, “The Legend of Zelda: Sky Sword HD”, “Monster Hunter: Rise” and “New Pokémon” Dream Snap. “

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1 1 FIFA 22
New entry 2 Far Cry 6
New entry 3 Metroid Fear
2 4 Mario Kart 8: Deluxe Edition
New entry 5 Alan Wake Remake
5 6 Minecraft (switch)
7 7 Animal Crossing: New Horizons
New entry 8 Super Monkey Ball: Banana Mania
10 9 Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury
9 10 Grand Theft Auto 5