Tom Clancy’s The Division releases as the most successful software launch in the first three months of any year to date, outselling 2005’s Gran Turismo 4. The Division also has the best launch of any Tom Clancy title, and is Ubisoft’s third overall behind Watch Dogs and Assassin’s Creed III.
Far Cry Primal (-58%) drops down to second, ahead of movers Call of Duty: Black Ops III (+11%) and FIFA 16 (-12%) which both move up one place to third and fourth respectively.
Plants Vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 (-56%) drops two places to complete the top five.
LEGO Marvel Avengers (-21%), at sixth, and Grand Theft Auto V (-21%), at seventh, hold ahead of Forza Motorsport 6 (+18%) which overtakes to eighth.
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD (-84%) plummets seven places to land at ninth.
Rainbow 6: Siege (-30%) finishes tenth after slipping one place.
Hitman releases early in a boxed Collector’s Edition to twenty-ninth, before a larger release next week.
The PC version of Far Cry Primal (-64%) released this week to keep it at the top of the chart.
New on the Wii U, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD pushes Garden Warfare 2 (-54%) to third.
Call of Duty: Black Ops III fails to be pushed from fourth as FIFA 16 slips to fifth.
LEGO Marvel Avengers holds sixth in front of GTA V which drops to two places.
PS4 Quantic Dream collection Heavy Rain & Beyond Two Souls arrives at eighth, above Rainbow 6 Siege which sticks at ninth.
Forza Motorsport 6 is back in the top ten, arriving from fourteenth.
A new approach to the Far Cry franchise, Primal ascends to the top of the chart at launch. Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 takes the series up a notch improve sales by +31% as it lands second.
FIFA 16 (-38%) stays in place as former number one Call of Duty: Black Ops III (-51%) falls three places to fourth.
GTA V sticks to fifth ahead of LEGO Marvel Avengers, which is down to sixth from fourth.
Star Wars Battlefront, Fallout 4, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow 6: Siege drop one place each to between seventh and ninth respectively.
Street Fighter V (-78%) fails to impress in its second week, dropping eight places to tenth.
The only other new entry this week is Bravely Second: End Layer on the 3DS at twelfth.
Call of Duty: Black Ops III (-25%) is at the top again, for an eleventh week, as it holds the most number of best-selling weeks for the franchise. It is still some weeks away from the record-holding Who Wants to be a Millionaire with eighteen total weeks as best-selling entertainment software.
Street Fighter V debuts at second on PS4 and PC, failing to best 2009’s Street Fighter IV in terms of week one sales.
One of the many titles with half-term promotions, FIFA 16 (+65%) takes a boost to remain at third ahead of LEGO Marvel Avengers which falls behind it.
At fifth and sixth, Grand Theft Auto V and Star Wars Battlefront fall one place each due to higher new entries.
Fallout 4 increases it’s position at seventh as Tom Clancy’s Rainbow 6: Siege drops two places from sixth to eighth.
The final new entry in the top ten, on Nintendo 3DS, is Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon, slotting into ninth ahead of the stationary Minecraft: Story Mode.
Call of Duty: Black Ops III (-17%) has a tenth week as UK number one.
Lego Marvel Avengers (-35%) holds second ahead of many changes.
Half-term promotions take FIFA 16 (+26%) to third followed by Grand Theft Auto V (+33%) and Stars Wars Battlefront (+50%) taking fourth and fifth.
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege (+16%) improves on sales but not enough to stop it falling to sixth.
At seventh, Just Cause 3 (-5%) drops sales but does enough to stay ahead of the revived Fallout 4 (+67%).
Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate (-2%) and Minecraft: Story Mode (-19%) remain at ninth and tenth respectively.
Episodic in one retail release, Assassin’s Creed Chronicles launches to nineteenth. The complete package Dying Light: The Following finds twenty-eighth in release week.
COD: Black Ops III (+11%) is at the the top of the chart for the ninth time since launch. Lego Marvel Avengers (-41%) has to settle for second after a disappointing second week.
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 fails to beat Ninja Storm 3 in chart position and sales figures at launch as it slots into third.
FIFA 16 and Rainbow Six: Siege drop one place each to place above GTA V at sixth.
Star Wars Battlefront and Just Cause 3 are also down to seventh and eighth respectively.
Promotions bring Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate (+78%) back to the top ten at ninth.
Minecraft: Story Mode rises two places to complete the top ten.
Other new entries include Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth at eleventh, XCom 2 at twentieth and Gravity Rush Remastered at thirty-fourth.
Call of Duty: Black Ops III (-68%) remains at the top of the chart through the start of 2016.
Moving up, FIFA 16 (-55%) jumps two places to second and Grand Theft Auto V (16,360 / -59%) grabs fourth. Consequently, Star Wars Battlefront(-66%) and Fallout 4 (-75%) move down to third and fifth respectively.
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow 6: Siege (-58%) sticks at sixth and Just Cause 3 (-66%) pauses at eighth.
WWE 2K16 (-53%) and Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate (-68%) swap places between seventh and ninth.
Battlefield 4 (-27%), boosted by promotions on Xbox 360 and PS3 accounting for 97% of sales, is pushed to the edge of the top ten.
Call of Duty: Black Ops III (-4%) completes a seventh consecutive week at the top with minor change down in sales.
FIFA 16 (+4%) is at second having improved on sales to swap places with Grand Theft Auto V (-21%).
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow 6: Siege (-10%) also moves up to fourth, trading places with Star Wars Battlefront (-20%) which falls to fifth.
New this week, Resident Evil Origins Collection, which includes the original and Resident Evil 0 as re-masters, is ahead of Life is Strange, which contains all of the content is this previously episodic release.
Just Cause 3 (-15%) and Fallout 4 (-18%) both fall to eighth and ninth respectively.
Heavy promotions allow Dishonoured: Definitive Edition (+160%) to complete the top ten.
Call of Duty: Black Ops III (-24%) marks six consecutive weeks at the top of the chart, the first title to do so since FIFA 15 in 2014.
FIFA 16 (-45%) and Star Wars Battlefront (-45%) both lose by similar margins compared to last week to fall one place each and let GTA V (-16%) in at second.
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow 6: Siege (-24%) is up one place to fifth and Just Cause 3 (-24%) rises two places to sixth.
Sticking at seventh, WWE 2K16 (-30%) pushes Fallout 4 (-65%) further down to eighth as it drops out of the top five for the first time.
LEGO Jurassic World (-21%) and Minecraft: Xbox Edition (-17%) jump up to ninth and tenth respectively to complete the top 10.
Call of Duty: Black Ops III (-39%) remains at the top of the chart for the fifth and last time in 2015. Star Wars Battlefront (-39%) follows behind in second having never fallen outside the top three.
Fallout 4 (-34%) and FIFA 16 (-54%) swap places, yet the latter holds the largest gross profit of 2015.
Grand Theft Auto V (-32%) sticks at fifth, stopping Tom Clancy’s Rainbow 6: Siege (-9%) as it rises back to sixth.
Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate (-44%) holds seventh as Just Cause 3 (-48%) falls two places to eighth.
Taking one place, WWE 2K16 (-42%) slams into ninth allowing Forza Motorsport 6 (-35%) into tenth.
Call of Duty: Black Ops III (+33%) is Christmas No1 by profiting the most in the week before Christmas leaving an unchanged top five.
Star Wars Battlefront (+20%) and FIFA 16 (+24%) are at second and third whilst Fallout 4 (+44%) cannot upgrade from fourth despite promotions.
Minecraft: Story Mode (+11%) keeps Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate (+20%) from moving any further than one place up and Ubisoft from the Christmas top five for the first time since 2008.
Just Cause 3 (+0%) drops one place to seventh with no change in sales. Grand Theft Auto V (+21%) and Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege (-2%) hold eighth and ninth respectively.
Yo-yo Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection (+10%) is back in the top ten for Christmas.
Call of Duty: Black Ops III (-37%) is back at the top of the chart in the penultimate Christmas week. Star Wars Battlefront (-22%) is also up one place to second and is expected to be Christmas Number One with the release of the The Force Awakens film to cinemas this week.
FIFA titles hold 8 Christmas Number One’s but FIFA 16 (-49%) drops two places to third this week.
Fallout 4 (-21%) also drops one place, ahead of Minecraft: Story Mode (-3%) which takes two places at fifth, relegating Just Cause 3 (-43%) to sixth.
Rising five places to seventh, Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate overtakes GTA V which stands still at eighth.
Tom Clancy Rainbow 6: Siege (-58%) was a new release last week but is now down three places to ninth.
WWE 2K16 is against the ropes as it holds the last place in the top ten.
The only other new release this week is expansion The Sims 4: Get Together at thirty-eighth.