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Last week brought the latest notable Switch retail release in the UK, with Pokkén Tournament DX making its mark. It's the second 'deluxe' title from Nintendo in terms of taking a Wii U game and throwing in extra content, and it's had a decent start.

Pokkén Tournament DX arrived in 5th place in the all-format chart, making it the second best-selling new release last week - Project Cars 2 took second place behind the ever-popular Destiny 2. It's not a bad outcome for the Pokémon fighting game, and notably it fared better than the multi-platform release Marvel Vs. Capcom: Infinite, which could only manage 12th.

A few other evergreen Switch titles continue to shift copies - Mario Kart 8 Deluxe secured 11th place, Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle was in 17th and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (also on Wii U) grabbed 19th place. Ubisoft's Rayman Legends: Definitive Edition fell 15 places to finish in 26th, Splatoon 2 continued in 29th, and 1-2-Switch re-entered the charts in 38th place. Overall, that's a solid contingent of Switch titles in the top 40.

The 3DS also had two new entries in the charts courtesy of the retail editions of Pokémon Gold and Silver. Gold won the battle in taking 18th place, while Silver was a few spots behind in 21st. Aside from that there was, unfortunately, a pretty drastic drop-off in sales of Metroid: Samus Returns; after making its debut in 8th place it tumbled down to 35th. Mario Kart 7 wraps things up in 40th position.

Plenty of Nintendo and system-exclusive games in the top 40, then, with a number of them showing those precious 'evergreen' qualities.

[source ukie.org.uk]