The German industry association game e.V. published the official top 20 of the German console and PC charts in April. In contrast to the weekly public chart placements, this top list mixes all PC and console releases into cross-platform charts. The result is a more coherent overall picture, albeit without specific figures. In addition, the charts are based only on physical surveys and projections.
That published on March 20, 2020 Animal Crossing: New Horizons is the best-selling game of the month in Germany for the second time in a row. Not a big surprise, even if it does Final Fantasy VII remake of course there was a top-class newcomer in second place. In the United States, the Final Fantasy VII remake was the strongest launch month in series history. The start in Germany was also successful despite the second place. After all, the game was able to sell over 100,000 copies in just a few days.
The cross-comparison with the newcomer also released in April shows how strong the PS4-exclusive Final Fantasy VII remake has started Resident Evil 3. The brand, which is anything but unpopular, is “only” in fourth place behind FIFA 2020 despite the multi-platform release.
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue team DX, which moved up to number 2 in March as a newcomer, falls out of the top 20 straight away Persona 5 Royal from the start the entry to rank 10. A good result, the series should benefit from the extensive localization. Sega was also recently very satisfied in the annual report.
Below you can see the top 20 published by the game association.
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