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GTA V was the best selling game in the UK during January 2020

Published: 12:53, 20 February 2020
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Rockstar's mammoth Grand Theft Auto V was the best selling game in the UK during January 2020, selling more digital and physical copies than during January 2019.

Almost seven years after the official release, Rockstar's open-world action game Grand Theft Auto V is still regularly found on the top 10 sales charts all over the world. For example, on UK physical sales charts, GTA V is always just behind the newest heavy hitters such as Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and FIFA 20, who traditionally perform very well, week in, week out.

The latest chart shows that Grand Theft Auto V managed to overtake both of these titles in January 2020. Grand Theft Auto V was the best selling game in the United Kingdom during the month, with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and FIFA 20 just behind.

As reported by Niko Partners' analyst Daniel Ahmad , Grand Theft Auto V sold more digital and physical copies in the previous month than in the same period during last year. Ahmad reports that GTA V managed to ship 2.13 million copies, which is still, 8.3 per cent down year-on-year.

It is safe to say that these are incredible results for Rockstar Games, who still continue to support the online part of Grand Theft Auto V - GTA Online. And with these numbers, no wonder company are still completely silent on the next instalment in one of the biggest gaming franchises of all time.

Here is the list of the top 10 best-selling games in the UK for the month of January 2020:

  1. GTA V
  2. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  3. FIFA 20
  4. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
  5. Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot
  6. Star Wars Battlefront II
  7. Rainbow Six Siege
  8. Red Dead Redemption 2
  9. Just Dance 2020
  10. Minecraft

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