UK software/hardware sales for Dec. 2023

A strong end to 2023 for the Big N

08 January 2024
by rawmeatcowboy 0

The latest sales data for the UK has come in, and it offers a look at how things went in Dec. 2023. First up, let’s dive into the top 10 software sales in the UK with further details below it. This breakdown includes both the top 10 physical and digital in a combined chart.


In terms of hardware, we don’t have actual units sold per platform, but we do have data on placement in the charts.

  • just short of 500k consoles were sold in the UK during December, up 2% over Nov. 2023 and up 7% year-on-year
  • PS5 was the No.1 console, but sales fell 19% over the month before
  • Switch was the No. 2 console, with sales up 39% over November,
  • Xbox Series S and X were the No.3 consoles, with sales up 6% month-on-month

Last but not least, we have some data on game sales in general for the month.

  • 6.9 million digital and physical games were sold in the UK during December, up 2% over the same period in 2022
  • Hogwarts Legacy and Super Mario Bros Wonder were particularly popular Christmas titles
  • Dec. was the strongest month for Super Mario Bros. Wonder since its launch

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