2021 was another complicated year for the video game industry in terms of console launches and distribution, although the results are generally positive, this has been due to the number of good titles from previous years that remain in force in the market. Proof of the above is the report on sales of consoles and video games in Europe during 2021, where there was no one above Nintendo Switch and FIFA 22.
Switch maintained its dominance in Europe during 2021
The market analysis firm, GSD, presented its corresponding report with the sales of consoles and video games in Europe during 2021. Initially, Switch was once again crowned the best-selling console on the continent despite a 6% drop compared to what was registered in 2020. The success of the Nintendo hybrid continued for another year, leaving PlayStation 5 in second place and Xbox Series X|S in third, new generation systems that unfortunately could not meet the demand due to the shortage.
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Regarding video games, FIFA 22 It was the best-selling title in Europe during 2021, endorsing the success of the EA franchise in what appears to be its penultimate installment as it is known that the company and the federation have broken their decades-long relationship. Under FIFA 22 There is a list where games that have been on the market for years stand out in the first places along with other recent titles that did not reach the Top 20.
What were the best-selling video games in Europe during 2021?
- FIFA 22
- Grand Theft Auto v
- FIFA 21
- Call of Duty: Vanguard
- Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
- Red Dead Redemption 2
- Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury
- Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
- Assassin’s Creed Valhalla
- Spider-Man: Miles Morales
- Animal Crossing: New Horizons
- F1 2021
- Far Cry 6
- Minecraft: Switch Edition
- Pokémon Brilliant Diamond
- Rainbow Six: Siege
- Resident Evil Village
- Battlefield 2042
- Mario Party Superstars
- Ring Fit Adventure
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