The game industry numbers for Europe in August 2022 have come in, and Nintendo had yet another excellent month. There’s a lot to break down, but let’s start with the best-selling games of the month. Keep in mind that Germany and UK are not included in this data.

European GSD July 2022 Top 20 (Digital + Physical)

  1. Grand Theft Auto 5 (Rockstar)
  2. Saints Row (Deep Silver)
  3. FIFA 22 (EA)
  4. F1 22 (EA/Codemasters)
  5. Gran Turismo 7 (Sony)
  6. Spider-Man Remastered (Sony)
  7. Nintendo Switch Sports (Nintendo)*
  8. Mario Kart 8: Deluxe (Nintendo)*
  9. Horizon: Forbidden West (Sony)
  10. LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga (Warner Bros)
  11. Far Cry 6 (Ubisoft)
  12. Red Dead Redemption 2 (Rockstar)
  13. The Sims 4 (EA)
  14. Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition (Mojang/Nintendo)
  15. Dishonored (Bethesda)
  16. Two Point Campus (Sega)
  17. Elden Ring (Bandai Namco)
  18. Grand Theft Auto Online (Rockstar)
  19. Xenoblade Chronicles 3 (Nintendo)*
  20. Mario Strikers: Battle League Football (Nintendo)*

(*) Digital data unavailable

  • Nintendo Switch Sports was the best-selling physical game
  • 7.7 million total games were sold, 3.2 million were physical
  • Nintendo Switch outsold PlayStation overall
  • 310,000 consoles were sold, a drop of 19% year-on-year

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2y ago

GTA5 still “leaking” good sales almost 10 years later.