In October 2020, game – the association of the German games industry – presented four “Sales Awards” for particularly high-selling computer and video games in Germany.
FIFA 21 has already sold over 500,000 times and has received the special game Sales Award. Super Mario 3D All-Stars with the classics Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine and Super Mario Galaxy received the game sales award in platinum for 200,000 sales. The game already received the Gold Sales Award last month. Star Wars: Squadrons and Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 had each sold over 100,000 copies by October, which is why both games received a gold game sales award.
In October 2020 a game Sales Award special prize goes to:
- FIFA 21 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch and PC
In October 2020 a game sales award in platinum goes to:
- Super Mario 3D All-Stars für Switch
In October 2020 a game Sales Award in gold will go to:
- Star Wars: Squadrons for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC – supports Virtual Reality on PlayStation 4 and PC
- Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC
“With the game Sales Award the game – Association of the German Games Industry honors high-selling computer and video games in Germany. The basis is the current sales figures of the market research company GfK Entertainment. Titles of which more than 100,000, 200,000 and 500,000 copies were sold across platforms , receive the game sales award in gold, platinum or the special price. In order for sales to be considered for the game sales award, the average sales price of the title must not deviate by more than 20 percent from the recommended retail price at the time of publication. The sales quantities shown contain platform-specific extrapolation factors To determine the total market coverage and to take digital sales into account. It is up to the game to determine these factors in cooperation with GfK Entertainment. In addition, providers of computer and video games can make their cumulative digital sales to the game e report to email@example.com by the eighth day of the current month and broken down by platform. The game undertakes to maintain the confidentiality of the reported quantities, checks them and takes them into account when determining the relevant sales quantities. “