Call of Duty: Vanguard is No.1 in the UK boxed charts, comfortably ending FIFA 22’s lengthy spell at the top.
Activision’s shooter primarily sold on PlayStation platforms, with PS5 accounting for 41% of sales, PS4 29%, Xbox One 19% and Xbox Series X and S 11%.
Call of Duty, like FIFA before it, was historically a powerhouse sales force at UK retail, often selling in excess of a million copies in a box. Today, it’s primarily a digital game and that is accelerating. We don’t have the digital sales figures yet, but physical sales are down 23% over last year’s game.