We already know that the Xbox Series X triumphed in the US during Black Friday and the PS5 turned out to be the best-selling console during Cyber Monday. Now let’s check what the situation is like in one of the largest gaming markets in Europe.
GfK has already published the latest sales data regarding the hot period in stores during Black Friday. Turns out it’s in the UK The best-selling console in the past week was the Switch. GfK states that this is because attractive bundled versions of the console are back in stores, with 3 months of Nintendo Switch Online and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.
Microsoft almost beat Nintendo during Black Friday. The Switch accounts for 42% of all console sales in the UK. Xbox Series X | S on 40% of the market. In the case of PS5 and PS4, we are talking about an 18% share of sales in the console category.
Accessories category winner The Meta Quest 2 VR glasses turned out to be just that Sold in a bundle with Resident Evil 4 and Beat Saber. In second place Console consoles are labeled, with reference to the Xbox Series X | S.
Summa Summarum, this year’s UK Black Friday turned out to be a little better for the gaming industry than it did in 2021 – Results were stronger year-over-year by about 4%.
Here you can read about the results of console sales in the USA.
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