Mario Kart 8, Grand Theft Auto 5 and Minecraft return to the top | UK Boxed Charts

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In the summer months, as video game sales slow and new releases are few and far between, sometimes the charts — particularly the physical UK boxed chart — can make for unique reading.

Or, in the case of that summer in 2011 when Zumba Fitness was No.1 for ten consecutive weeks, really repetitive reading.

This week is one of those, with the three biggest games being Mario Kart 8: Deluxe, Grand Theft Auto 5 and Minecraft (Switch). Which are all games that were first released a generation ago on other platforms (2014 for Mario Kart, 2013 for

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