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Hollow Knight topped Nintendo Switch eShop charts in Europe last month

Hollow Knight topped Nintendo Switch eShop charts in Europe last month

Team Cherry's Hollow Knight was the best-selling game on the Nintendo European eShop in August.

The Nintendo Switch News channel has revealed the 15 best-selling eShop games for the last month, based on the number of downloads earned in European regions.

Hollow Knight topped the chart for August, likely thanks to a couple of factors. A recent sale cut the game’s price by 34 per cent. A fourth free content pack, Godmaster, was also released around the same period.

Charted territory

Other indie action titles saw success in the European chart this month, with Dead Cells 2 following Hollow Knight in second spot. Developer Sebastien Benard providing a post-mortem at this year’s Pocket Gamer Connects Helsinki (September 11th to 12th).

Team Cherry’s side-scrolling hack n’ slash Hollow Knight was first released in February 2017. But a release on Switch this summer gave Hollow Knight a second-win, making up a fifth of the game’s 1.25 million total sales.


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Natalie Clayton is an Edinburgh-based freelance writer and game developer. Besides PCGamesInsider and Pocketgamer.biz, she's written across the games media landscape and was named in the 2018 GamesIndustry.biz 100 Rising Star list.

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