British charts for February: Helldivers 2 became the best-selling game

GamesIndustry.biz, citing data from analysts GSD and GfK, published a report on sales of games and consoles in the UK for February 2024. The number of games sold amounted to 2.77 million copies – 5.5% less than last year.

The drop is small due to the February hit Helldivers 2, which became the best-selling game of the month in the region. In the second week, sales increased by 115%, and in the third by another 21%. Distribution: 57% of circulation on PS5, the rest on PC.

By comparison, sales of Helldivers 2 in its first three weeks were only 28% behind Spider-Man 2 in the same period.

Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League from WB Games and Rocksteady took fourth place in the February chart. Sales of the game in the first four weeks are 20% lower than Gotham Knights and Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy.

Skull and Bones took eighth place, showing two-week opening sales 75% lower than Sea of ‚Äč‚ÄčThieves. Persona 3 Reload is in tenth place.

95,855 consoles were sold – 33% less than last year and 13% less than January 2024. The leader was the PS5, sales of which fell by 2% month-on-month and by 28% year-on-year.

Top 10 games (discs and retail):

  1. Helldivers 2 (Sony)
  2. EA Sports FC 24 (EA)
  3. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Activision Blizzard)
  4. Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League (Warner Bros)
  5. Grand Theft Auto V (Rockstar)
  6. Hogwarts Legacy (Warner Bros)
  7. Red Dead Redemption 2 (Rockstar)
  8. Skull and Bones (Ubisoft)
  9. The Last of Us Part 2: Remastered (Sony)
  10. Persona 3 Reload (Sega)

Gaming accessories sold 609,428 units. The leader was the white DualSense.