LEGO Star Wars had more UK physical sales than Elden Ring

LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga is off to a good start as the game has now sold more physical copies in the UK than Elden Ring.


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LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga seems to be a huge hit with fans, as the game has broken several records since its release. In another surprising turn of events, LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga sold the second most physical game copy this year, beating one of the biggest games of 2022 so far.

Just a few hours after launching the game, LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga had the most Steam players of all Lego or star wars games ever. 24 hours after release LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga had a maximum player count of 82,517 players on Steam. This is an impressive feat considering the popularity of both licenses, the next closest star wars the game was Star Wars: Fallen Order of the Jediwhich peaked at 46,550. The second most played Lego the game didn’t even come close LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Sagaas LEGO Marvel Super Heroes, only had a peak of around 6,000 players.

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LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga also recorded impressive physical sales figures, as the game sold more physical copies in the UK in its launch week than Ring of Elden. The game ended up being beaten only by Pokemon Legends: Arceus of physical sales during its launch week. One of the reasons why the latest iteration of Lego Star Wars to beat Ring of Elden in physical sales is likely due to the game having its biggest launch on Nintendo Switch, where physical copies always outsell digital games.

On March 16, Bandai Namco announced that Ring of Elden has sold over 12 million copies. To put this into perspective, the whole dark souls the series had then sold 27 million copies. These figures are extremely impressive considering that the souls games were once considered a niche.

It was also reported that approximately 68% of Ring of EldenSales of were digital. This shows that many gamers are now deciding to buy their games digitally, however, this takes very little away from the outstanding sales figures of LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga.

In other news, a LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga fan has found a unique way to play co-op on PC. The fan was able to modify the game files so that he could play as player 1 on his laptop screen and as player 2 on his second monitor.

LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga is available now for PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S.

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Source: Euro Gamer


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