Racing and Sports Madness Continues — UK Games Chart 9 August 2021

August 10, 2021
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F1 2021 has maintained the top spot in the UK games chart, while Mario Kart 8 Deluxe zooms up behind it at number 2.

Notable Changes This Week

  • NEO: The World Ends With You, which debuted at 10th place last week, has fallen off the charts.
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 the Official Video Game climbed from 8th to 3rd, likely still spurred on by the real Olympic Games.


F1 2021 and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe hold the top two spots. Elsewhere, Nintendo titles have seen a further increase in sales, gaining a few places here and there. 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. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  3. Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 the Official Video Game
  4. Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  5. The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD
  6. Minecraft 
  7. GTA V
  8. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla
  9. Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury
  10. Marvel’s Avengers
  11. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  12. Mario Golf: Super Rush
  13. Pokémon Sword 
  14. Lego Harry Potter Collection
  15. New Pokémon Snap
  16. Ring Fit Adventure
  17. Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
  18. Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  19. Pokémon Shield
  20. Mario Odyssey

[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.