WWE 2K22 enters U.Ok. boxed charts at quantity 2, gross sales down on earlier model

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As the primary entry within the franchise since 2019’s WWE 2K20, writer 2K Sports is hoping for large issues from WWE 2K22. Fortunately for them, the game has gotten off to a good begin within the U.Ok. and has entered the boxed charts in second place. Physical gross sales, although, are down on WWE 2K20 regardless of its disastrous launch.

GI.biz particulars that wrestling sim WWE 2K22 bodily gross sales are down by 32% “compared with WWE 2K20.” It’s value taking into account, although, that since 2019 game gross sales have grow to be extra digital, accelerating “significantly during the pandemic.” The weekly U.Ok. boxed charts don’t take digital gross sales under consideration.

43% of WWE 2K22 gamers picked the game up on PS5, with 29% choosing PS4. On Xbox, surprisingly, the game bought higher on Xbox One, with simply 11% choosing up a boxed copy of WWE 2K22 on Series X/S in comparison with 17% on the previous. Perhaps extra Xbox Series gamers are buying digital copies in comparison with PS5 homeowners.

Making up the remainder of the highest 5 this week have been Gran Turismo 7 (sustaining the highest spot for the second week in a row regardless of a 57% fall in gross sales), Elden Ring, Horizon: Forbidden West, and Pokémon Legends: Arceus. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla – Dawn of Ragnarok was the one different new game launch this week, with the enlargement to Ubisoft’s open-world motion title debuting at No.12.