UK games retail recorded its worst month on record in July, according to GfK Chart-Track data published on MCV.
With consumers awaiting the release of next-gen consoles and making the most of the hot weather, just over one million boxed games were sold in July, down 40.4 per cent on June's total and 33.3 per cent on July 2012's.
MCV also reports that The Last of Us has become the UK's second best-selling game of the year.
Chart-Track said today that Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition retained the top spot on the UK all formats all prices chart for the week ended August 10. The week's only new entry was Namco Bandai RPG Tales of Xillia at No.4.