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published Tuesday, Dec 16th

UK Chart: FIFA 15 Firm In Fixed Top 5

The top five is static this week, with FIFA 15 (-21%) remaining in front.

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (-27%) is at second and Grand Theft Auto V (-22%) is grounded at third.

Far Cry 4 (-13%) is at fourth despite fewer losses, ahead of  Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham (-29%) at fifth.

Just Dance 2015 (+11%), a budget title, is up to sixth from eleventh, with 66% of the share on the Wii.

Minecraft: Xbox Edition and PlayStation Edition move up one place each to occupy seventh and ninth respectively.

Back in the top ten, Destiny (+29%) moves up seven places to ninth.

Assassin’s Creed: Unity drops three places to complete the top ten.


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published Wednesday, Dec 10th

UK Chart: FIFA 15 Finds First

FIFA 15 (-2%) takes the top spot by swapping places with Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (-34%) at second.

Grand Theft Auto V (-20%) and Far Cry 4 (-13%) sit still at third and fourth respectively.

Coming up to fifth with retailer promotions, Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham (+99%) is ahead of new entry The Crew at sixth.

Assassin’s Creed: Unity (-29%) drops two places to seventh.

Between eighth and ninth, Minecraft: Xbox Edition (+4%) has a better week than the PlayStation Edition (+1%).

Driveclub (-30%) comes down from eighth to complete the top ten.

The only other new release this week is Kingdom Hearts HD II.5 Remix at thirty-first on the PlayStation 3.


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published Thursday, Dec 04th

UK Chart: Call of Duty Becomes Black Friday Best Seller

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (+110%) is back to the top of the UK chart thanks to Black Friday promotions. It is the most successful title for sales during a Black Friday week, as numbers are boosted particularly on the older formats (+67%), bringing it up from third.

FIFA 15 (+84%) is at second from fourth, besting Grand Theft Auto V (-64%) by around 1,500 copies as the latter falls to third.

Far Cry 4 (-54%) is down to fourth, just ahead of Assassin’s Creed: Unity (+24%) which is up to fifth following hardware bundle promotions.

New entries at sixth and seventh, Pokémon Omega Ruby beats Pokémon Alpha Sapphire by around 2400 copies. Combined they have had the most successful Pokémon launch to date.

Driveclub (+999%) races up to eighth and Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag (+353%) to ninth thanks to promoted hardware bundles.

Minecraft: Xbox Edition (+184%) adds the Xbox One Edition to complete the top ten.

Other new releases include Super Smash Bros. (+560%) on the Wii U, taking it to thirteenth, and LittleBigPlanet 3 at eighteenth.


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published Tuesday, Nov 25th

UK Chart: Grand Theft Auto V Becomes UK All-Time Best Selling

Grand Theft Auto V races back to the top of the chart with the release of Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions. Before this week it was the highest grossing title in the UK, but new versions means it has now sold the most copies of any game in the UK.

Far Cry 4 launched on Tuesday to the most successful starting week of the series so far, marking second place.

Despite further loss of sales, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (-41%) is at third, but is ahead of FIFA 15 (+25%), which sticks at fourth.

Dragon Age: Inquisition is another new release at fifth. It closely follows the launch sales of the last instalment Dragon Age II in 2011.

Assassin’s Creed: Unity drops four places to sixth.

Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions give WWE 2K15 (+554%) a massive boost of sales which propels it’s chart position to seventh.

LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham and Minecraft PlayStation Edition fall to eighth and ninth respectively.

Halo: The Master Chief Collection falls from third to tenth, ahead of Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor (+204%), which is back up to tenth thanks to new Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions.


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published Tuesday, Nov 18th

UK Chart: Call of Duty Clings To Top

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (-77%) is top of the chart for a second week, despite taking a substantial hit in sales.

It comes within 16,000 units of new release Assassin’s Creed: Unity on the PlayStation 4 (52%), Xbox One (46%) and PC (2%), which outsells last year’s Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag.

New entry Assassin’s Creed: Rogue, a Black Flag sequel, arrives at sixth on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

Halo: The Master Chief Collection, as the seventh biggest launch of any Xbox One title, arrives ahead of FIFA 15 (+2%) despite a small increase in sales from the latter.

LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham is another new release at fifth, in contrast last year’s LEGO Batman 2 achieved top spot at launch.

Releasing on PlayStation Vita, Minecraft: PlayStation Edition (+79%) has much improved sales, yet it drops one place to seventh. The title has its biggest launch on a PlayStation console with the Vita, and takes third best launch on the handheld behind Uncharted: Golden Abyss and FIFA Football.

Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 and World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor are new releases at eighth and ninth respectively.

Destiny (-11%) drops five places to complete the top ten.


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published Tuesday, Nov 18th

Here’s What You Can Do In GTA V’s First Person Mode

Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto: V arrived on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this week, bringing with it a new first-person mode.

The added perspective allows you to see all the sights of Los Santos a little more true-to-life. Whether it’s fighting in the streets, driving or simply having a beer, GTA’s new first-person mode is a neat addition.

Here’s a brief, and by no means extensive, round-up of what you can expect to see and do whilst playing in first-person.

GTA V’s first person mode:


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published Tuesday, Nov 11th

UK Chart: Call of Duty Crests Chart

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare deposes FIFA 15 (-20%) at the top of the chart.

The eleventh CoD instalment comes in with more week one sales than last years Call of Duty: Ghosts, but falls short of four other titles in the series. However, it confidently beats the combined launch numbers of three similar titles that have reached number one this year, TitanfallDestiny and Wolfenstein.

Football Manager 2015 comes into the chart ahead of the resurgent Alien: Isolation (+120%), which is at fourth from thirteenth with help from promotions.

Destiny (+3%) has a small increase in sales to take it to fifth while Minecraft: PlayStation Edition (-41%) takes a dive in sales and a drop to sixth.

Skylanders Trap Team (+6%) moves two more places to seventh with a positive step in sales coming up to the holiday season.

Both dropping with poor sales, Sunset Overdrive (-61%) is at eighth and The Evil Within (-44%) lands at ninth.

Minecraft: Xbox Edition (+9%) does not move from tenth.


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published Tuesday, Nov 04th

UK Chart: FIFA 15 Seizes Sixth Week

FIFA 15 (+6%) picks up sales to remain at the top of the chart for six straight weeks. Sunset Overdrive, exclusively on the Xbox One, could not beat the long standing title and releases to second.

Minecraft: PlayStation Edition and The Evil Within both drop one place each to third and fourth respectively. The Xbox edition of Minecraft is back in the top ten at tenth.

WWE 2k15 is a new release at fifth, ahead of Destiny.

Forza Horizon 2 is up one place against Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor, which falls three places to eighth.

Up one place, Skylanders Trap Team lands at ninth.

New release, Lords of the Fallen just misses out on the top ten at eleventh on the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC.

Telltale release The Walking Dead: Season 2 and The Walking Dead: Game of the Year to twenty-third and thirty-sixth respectively.

Farming Simulator 15 on the PC is at twenty-fifth place.

At thirty-eighth, MX Vs ATV Supercross lands on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

Freedom Wars on the PlayStation Vita just catches the top forty at thirty-ninth.

Bayonetta 2, last weeks number six quickly falls out of the top forty.