Through the data of GfK Entertainment we have the opportunity to discover that in the UK, in the month of May 2021, 200,000 were sold console game. To dominate the ranking is PS5. Furthermore, it also tops the ranking of accessories we find the PlayStation 5 devices.
Precisely, PS5 gets the first position of the console ranking in May 2021, thanks to the arrival of new stocks. Xbox Series X | S were also able to place more units in player homes, but they had to settle for second place. Nintendo Switch is in third position.
The increase in PS5 sales has also caused an increase in sales of the related ones accessories. In the first place we find the Dualsense, or the PlayStation 5 controller. In the second position we find the Pulse 3D Wireless Headset. Among the new accessories released in the UK in May 2021 we find the Xbox Camo Day Strike Wireless Controller, which gets the 11th position in the ranking. In total, 615,000 accessories were sold in the region last month.
Expanding the analysis also to the video games, 2.1 million physical and digital games have been sold in the UK. We emphasize that digital data does not include all games: notable absentees are Nintendo titles; the Japanese company does not share this information. Of these 2.1 million, 1.2 million are digital and 885,000 are physical. The best-selling game was Resident Evil Village.
Speaking instead of the ranking of the beginning of June 2021, FIFA 21 is again first.