The Legend Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom was the best-selling physical format video game in Europe during the first half of 2023.
According to the data published by the market analysis firm GfK Entertainment, the new installment of the popular Nintendo saga surpassed Hogwarts Legacy and FIFA 23, the other two titles that complete the European podium.
In the case of Spain, Tears of the Kingdom has also been the best-selling video game, although the second and third position are exchanged and FIFA 23 overtakes the Warner Bros. Games game.
Below you can see an image that compiles the best-selling games between the beginning of January and the end of June in different European markets, such as Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland , Portugal, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland, Spain and the United Kingdom:
Zelda was the best-selling game in nine of these eighteen countries. FIFA 23 did the same in five, while Hogwarts Legacy led sales in four.
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom was released on May 12 exclusively for Nintendo Switch. In its first three days, Nintendo explained, it sold more than ten million copies, becoming the fastest-selling franchise game and the fastest-selling game from the Japanese company in Europe and the United States. .
Just a couple of weeks ago, its 1.2.0 update was published, correcting errors in some main and secondary missions that caused some users to not be able to advance in the ambitious open world adventure.