EMEAA game rating chart for October 2020 is out.
FIFA 21, a football/soccer game was comfortably the best-selling game of October. Though the sales are less when compared to FIFA 20, still it sold like crazy. When compared to FIFA 20 sales went down by 9.4% for the first four weeks. But an important point here is that the year 2020 is a console transition year and the updated version for the next-gen console of FIFA 21 is due next month that is December.
Taking the second spot is another venture of EA game in the form of Star Wars: Squadrons. The third spot was taken by Activision’s Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time, which was just short of the second spot.
Taking into account the hardware side, almost 750,000 games consoles were purchased by consumers across the EMEAA region. The figures this year is a bit less than that of October 2019 which was 795,000 consoles and that too was due to the console transition year.
And talking about console accessories, DualShock 4 was the number one item sold in October. Overall accessory sales were recorded over 4.3 million this year which included game accessories, toys-to-life products, and point cards. The accessory sales were driven heavily by PlayStation Store wallet cards.
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