Dark Souls III by
published Tuesday, Apr 26th

UK Chart: Dark Souls III Dominates

Dark Souls III has the best-selling launch, and tops the chart for the first time in the franchise history. It eclipses Dark Souls II by 61% in it’s march to the top.

The best of the rest, Tom Clancy’s The Division (-40%) takes a place to second.

EA Sports UFC 2 (+64%) is up to third, pushing Quantum Break (-64%) and Dirt Rally (-66%) from the top of the chart to fourth and fifth respectively.

Far Cry Primal, at sixth, and FIFA 16, at seventh, swap places on their way down. Similarly Black Ops III comes from seventh to eighth and GTA V drops three places to ninth.

LEGO Marvel Avengers does enough to push one place back into the top ten.

Nintendo launches New Super Mario Bros. U + Super Luigi into the top twenty at eighteenth.


Ratchet & Clank by
published Sunday, Apr 24th

UK Chart: Ratchet & Clank Caps Chart

Ratchet & Clank triples the series best launch sales results to top the chart for the first time. The PlayStation 4 title serves alongside a movie, which releases next week.

Dark Souls III (-80%) suffers heavily to drop to second.

Coinciding with the home-release of Episode VII, Star Wars Battlefront (+177%) thrusts forward nine places to third.

The Division and UFC 2 both move down one place each to complete the top five.

On the WiiU, Star Fox Zero arrives at sixth.

Black Ops III and FIFA 16 swap places to seventh and eighth respectively.

Quantum Break and Dirt Rally fall from the top five to the edge of the top ten.

Other new release this week include Rugby Challenge 3 at thirteenth and Konami’s UEFA Euro 2016 Pro Evolution Soccer at twenty-third.


Quantum Break by
published Tuesday, Apr 12th

UK Chart: Quantum Breaks Chart Top

Quantum Break, only on Xbox Onelaunches to the top of the chart despite stiff competition from Dirt Rally on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC. Rally bests the launch of the last title in the series by 197% and ranks third overall, behind Dirt 2 and Dirt 3. Both put long term best-seller Tom Clancy’s: The Division (-41%) down to third.

FIFA 16 and Far Cry Primal swap places on their way down to fourth and fifth respectively. GTAV, COD: Black Ops III and UFC 2 drop two places each to land as they were between sixth and eighth.

Rainbow Six: Siege falls one place to ninth and Star Wars Battlefront collapses three places to complete the top ten.

The only other new release this week is MXGP 2: The Official Motocross Videogame at seventeenth.


Tom Clancy's The Division by
published Tuesday, Apr 05th

UK Chart: Ubisoft Cracks Four Consecutive Chart Crowns

Tom Clancy’s The Division (-37%) stays at the top of the chart to make it four consecutive weeks since launch, a first for developer Ubisoft.

Far Cry Primal (-8%) and FIFA 16 move up one place each to second and third, as Grand Theft Auto V (+18%) improves significantly on sales to jump two places to fourth.

COD: Black Ops III does enough at fifth to help EA Sports UFC 2 on its way down from second to sixth in its second week.

At seventh, Star Wars Battlefront holds off against Tom Clancy’s Rainbow 6: Siege (+21%), which does well to rise to eighth. As a result, LEGO Marvel Avengers and Garden Warfare 2 move down one place each to ninth and tenth respectively.


Tom Clancy's The Division by
published Tuesday, Mar 29th

UK Chart: The Division Top At Easter

Tom Clancy’s The Division (-35%) becomes the first Ubisoft title in almost two years to take three consecutive weeks at the top of the UK Chart.

EA Sports UFC 2 (-51%) holds second against the rising Far Cry Primal (+132%), which is up to third from fifth.

FIFA 16  is up two places, pushing Black Ops III down one place to fifth.

GTA V takes one place ahead of Star Wars Battlefront, which takes eleven places to renter the top ten at seventh.

LEGO Marvel Avengers and Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 trade places to eighth and ninth respectively.

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege barges up the chart four places to complete the top ten.

Hyrule Warriors: Legends on 3DS is the highest new entry at thirteenth. Trackmania Turbo is the final new entry at twenty-first.


Tom Clancy's The Division by
published Wednesday, Mar 23rd

UK Chart: The Division Draw Out

Tom Clancy’s The Division (-73%) is retained at the top of the UK Chart.

Brand new in behind, EA Sports UFC 2 is at second, selling +54% over the launch of the previous title in 2014.

Pokken Tournament, also new at third, is the first Pokemon spin-off title on the WiiU.

Black Ops III slips from third to fourth (-8%) and Far Cry Primal (-37%) falls three places to complete the top five.

FIFA 16 drops two places to sixth, just above GTA V which stalls at seventh.

Garden Warfare 2 and LEGO Marvel Avengers each move three places down the chart to eighth and ninth respectively.

Forza Motorsport 6 comes from eighth to wrap up the top ten.


Tom Clancy's The Division by
published Tuesday, Mar 15th

UK Chart: The Division Delivers Q1 Record

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.


Far Cry Primal by
published Tuesday, Mar 08th

UK Chart: Primal Preserves

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.


Far Cry Primal by
published Tuesday, Mar 01st

UK Chart: Primal Prevails

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 4Tom 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 by
published Tuesday, Feb 23rd

UK Chart: Black Ops III Breaks Week-by-Week Record

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.


COD: Black Ops III by
published Tuesday, Feb 16th

UK Chart: Black Ops III Breaks 10 Weeks

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.


Call of Duty: Black Ops III by
published Tuesday, Feb 09th

UK Chart: Black Ops Is Back

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.