published Wednesday, Aug 08th
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare (-46%) maintains its run at the top of the chart, against new entry WatchDogs 2 which lands at second.
FIFA 17 (+1%) and Battlefield 1 (-5%) drop one place each to fourth and fifth respectively.
WWE 2K17 (+173%) rises eleven places to the top five with the most successful promotions at the start of Black Friday deals.
Taking a boost in sales but remaining in place, Forza Horizon 3 (+49%) is at sixth.
Dishonored 2 (-52%) drops three places to seventh ahead of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition which is also down three places to eighth.
Grand Theft Auto V is back in the top ten, up from eleventh to ninth.
Assassin’s Creed : The Ezio Collection, the only release in the franchise on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 this year, arrives at tenth.
FIFA 17 scores two places to top the chart in Black Friday week, replacing Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, which is now down to second.
Pokemon Sun, at third, and Pokemon Moon, at fourth, are denied a top two finish in one of the most popular promotion weeks of the year. Sold together, Pokemon would have comfortably topped the chart.
Battlefield 1 and Forza Horizon 3 drop only one place each, at fifth and seventh respectively.
Watch Dogs 2 is the biggest loser in the top ten, falling from second to sixth.
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End arrives back in the top ten at eighth, in the most successful PlayStation 4 week to date.
At ninth, GTA V holds off Gears of War 4 to complete the top ten.
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare (-55%) remains the most popular title of the week at the top of the UK Chart.
Keeping steady sales, FIFA 17 (+0%) swaps with Battlefield 1 (-39%) to second.
Dishonored 2 launches to fourth. Overall launch sales are a disappointing 38% down against the 2012 original.
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition (-54%) is cut down to fifth ahead of Forza Horizon 3 (+60%) Overwatch (+144%), both of which are boosted by retailer promotions to sixth and seventh respectively.
Titanfall 2 falls to eighth as a result of promotional titles.
LEGO Dimensions (+556%) takes a huge boost from retailers, blasting it up to ninth from obscurity at thirty-seventh.
Star Wars Battlefront (+30%) moves up once more in order to complete the top ten.
The last two releases this week are Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization at thirty-third, and at the very edge of the Top 40, Eagle Flight at thirty-ninth.
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare knocks Battlefield 1 (-45%) off top spot with the second biggest launch of the year behind FIFA 17 (-11%) , which is now at third. Despite relative success, franchise launch sales for Call of Duty are down -48% over Black Ops III.
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Special Edition (-53%) is down two places, and only 1500 copies behind third, at fourth.
At fifth, Titanfall 2 (-41%) falls one place ahead of new entry Football Manager 2017.
Promotions ensure Skylanders Imaginators (+131%) rockets to seventh from nineteenth.
Mafia III is down to eighth in front of GTA V and Forza Horizon 3 which stay in place.
Battlefield 1 (-39%) fights off competition to remain the best seller in the final week of October.
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition has an impressive launch (at second), falling short of the original release in terms of sales figures. FIFA 17 (-6%) has a minor drop in sales to come behind in third.
At fourth, Titanfall 2 fails to live up to the heights of its predecessor at launch. The original Titanfall was a best-seller in the first and four consecutive weeks.
The launch of Farming Simulator 17 at fifth improves console format sales on PS4 (+54%) and Xbox One (+32%), bearing in mind it released on Tuesday rather than at the end of the week.
Mafia III drops three places to sixth due to new movement.
Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 is new at seventh, pushing Gears of War 4 further down the chart to eighth.
Promotions keep Grand Theft Auto V (+89%) and Forza Horizon 3 (+11%) in the top ten.
Other releases this week include World of Final Fantasy at eleventh, Just Dance 2017 is new at twenty-sixth and Minecraft: Story Mode – The Complete Adventure, which includes all additional content, including the original Minecraft: Story Mode, at thirty-first.
The much anticipated Battlefield 1 storms the chart, outselling the previous two launches in the franchise, but falling short of best-selling launch this year to Tom Clancy’s The Division. Knocked to second, FIFA 17 (-36%) is dropped after three consecutive weeks at the top.
Mafia III (-59%) remains at third ahead of Gears of War 4 (-76%) which drops two places to fourth.
Batman: Return to Arkham, a collection on Xbox One and PlayStation 4, launches to fifth.
WWE 2K17 at sixth, Rise of the Tomb Raider at seventh and Forza Horizon 3 at eighth, all fall two places each.
Grand Theft Auto V and Minecraft: Xbox Edition climb back in the top ten.
Other new releases this week include Civilisation VI on PC at fifteenth, and LEGO Harry Potter Collection at nineteenth.
FIFA 17 (-55%) maintains lead position against a host of new entries, most notably Gears of War 4 which cuts Mafia III (-54%) down to third.
WWE 2K17 enters at fourth to give 2K and Take Two two titles in the top five.
Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Edition comes to PlayStation 4 with new VR enabled content, completing the top five.
Forza Horizon 3 drops three places to sixth ahead of the most successful PlayStation VR launch title, PlayStation VR Worlds.
Skylanders Imaginators is another new entry at eighth before Until Dawn: Rush of Blood, the last Playstation VR title in the top ten.
Rocket League catches the outskirts of the top ten from fifth.
Other new entries in the top forty include Dragon Quest Builders at thirteenth, and many PlayStation VR titles – Rigs: Mechanised Combat at twelfth, Eve: Valkyrie at twentieth DriveClub VR at twenty-third Battlezone at twenty-eighth, Loading Human at thirty-sixth and Super Stardust Ultra VR at thirty-seventh.
FIFA 17 (-79%) remains steady at the top of the chart despite the most successful launch in the series for Mafia III at second. The third installation adds 58.7% over the launch of Mafia II.
Forza Horizon 3 (-71%) makes room by slipping to third ahead of Grand Theft Auto V (-1%) which flies six places thanks to retailer promotions.
Rocket League (-18%) is up three places to fifth, adding further displacement to Bioshock: The Collection (-43%) and XCom 2 (-40%), which drop two places to sixth and seventh respectively.
Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 also trips to eighth, but is ahead of Fallout 4 and Minecraft: Xbox Edition which arrive back in the top ten.
Other new releases include Paper Mario: Color Splash at fourteenth, Ride 2 is mid-table at twentieth and Warhammer: The End Times – Vermintide slips into thirty-fourth.
The launch of FIFA 17 is the most successful ever, leading it to the top of the chart. Up 18% over the launch of FIFA 16, it also surpasses FIFA 13 to top the previous series best. Xbox One hardware bundles cannot stop a 53% share of sales on the PlayStation 4.
At second, Forza Horizon 3 launches to pass Forza Horizon 2 by 12% to third in both the Motorsport and Horizon series.
Promotions boost LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens (+127%) to third from ninth.
Following two weeks at the top, Bioshock: The Collection (-43%) falls from the top of the chart to fourth.
After a February PC release, the console release of XCom 2 ensures the re-entry hits the top five.
Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 drops to sixth ahead of Destiny: The Collection (-24%).
Rocket League and NBA2K17 land at eighth and ninth respectively.
Grand Theft Auto V completes the top ten.
Bioshock: The Collection (-50%), PES 2017 (-48%) and NBA 2K17 (-51%) persist in the top three.
Destiny: The Collection debuts at fourth, pushing Overwatch (-19%) down to fifth.
Remaining at sixth, Rocket League (+19%) fails to improve after sales improvements.
Week-on-week Fallout 4 (+102%) sales more than double to bring it back into the top ten.
Grand Theft Auto V (+11%) holds off LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens (+24%), which rises two places to ninth thanks to hardware bundles.
Due to the movement, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End (-12%) falls three places to tenth.
Overwatch (-42%) claims a second consecutive week at the top of the chart, 3 months after launch.
F1 2016 (-48%) moves up two spots despite almost halving sales since last week, displacing Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (-58%) to third.
LEGO Stars Wars: The Force Awakens (-39%) and Grand Theft Auto V (-47%) move into the top five.
Rocket League, at sixth, leaps over Uncharted 4 and No Man’s Sky, at seventh and eighth respectively.
DOOM (-23%) arrives back in the top ten, moving five places from fourteenth.
Call of Duty: Black Ops III moves up the chart to complete the top ten.