F1 2021 Still in Front as Zelda Slipstreams, NEO: The World Ends With You Debuts at 10th — UK Games Chart 2 August 2021

August 3, 2021

F1 2021 has maintained the top spot in the UK games chart, with Skyward Sword also holding its place at 2nd.

Notable Changes This Week

  • NEO: The World Ends With You debuted at 10th place.
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 the Official Video Game climbed from 13th to 8th, likely spurred on by the real Olympic Games.
  • Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart nosedived from 3rd to 40th, well out of the top 20.


F1 and Skyward Sword have held the top two spots. Other Nintendo titles have seen a general increase in sales, gaining a few places here and there. Otherwise, there’s not much to write home about as we’re in the stagnant summer. Bring on the winter! Have thoughts on this week’s charts? Weigh in on our socials!

The Top 20 Best-Selling Video Games in the UK

  1. F1 2021
  2. The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD
  3. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  4. Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  5. Minecraft 
  6. GTA V
  7. Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales 
  8. Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 the Official Video Game
  9. Fifa 21 
  10. NEO: The World Ends With You
  11. Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury
  12. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla
  13. Marvel’s Avengers
  14. Pokémon Sword 
  15. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  16. Lego Harry Potter Collection
  17. Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
  18. Mario Golf: Super Rush
  19. New Pokémon Snap
  20. Ring Fit Adventure

[Statistics published by GfK]

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Jesse Gregoire

Starting with the Sega Mega Drive, I’ve been playing those video game things for what seems like an eternity. Anything with a good narrative is my passion, but you can also find me clicking the heads in FPS games, living a second life in a sim, or looking for those elusive objects in adventure games. I’m still trying to workout what happened in Metal Gear Solid.