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published Wednesday, Mar 18th

UK Chart: GTA V Is Back

GTA V (+49%) takes a big leap in sales, to swap with Dying Light (-43%) which now sits at second.

FIFA 15 (+1%) sticks at third ahead of the rising Minecraft: Xbox Edition (-1%) at fourth from sixth.

New in at fifth, DMC: Definitive Edition takes the best experience to Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare drops to sixth from fourth.

Minecraft: PlayStation Edition is up three and Evolve takes one place to seventh and eighth respectively.

Like Zombie Army Trilogy at ninth, Sniper Elite 3: Ultimate Edition drops into tenth from Oxford based Rebellion Developments.

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published Wednesday, Jan 28th

UK Chart: GTA V Tops Series Best

Grand Theft Auto V (-5%) continues for a third week at the top of the chart, with seven weeks in total, overachieving any previous title in the series.

Swapping again, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (-3%) does better at third and FIFA 15 (-10%) drops to fifth.

At fourth, Saints Row IV Re-Elected / Gat Out of Hell launches on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 with a bundled expansion.

Call of Duty: Ghosts (+401%) takes a massive boost to fifth with heavy retail promotions.

Far Cry 4 (-21%), Minecraft: Xbox Edition (-4%) and Minecraft: Playstation Edition (-3%) are all down two places to sixth, seventh and ninth respectively.

Rugby 15 scores on its debut at eighth.

The Crew (-22%) falls four places to tenth.

published Tuesday, Jan 20th

UK Chart: GTA V Stays Top

GTA V remains at the top for a second consecutive week in 2015.

At second, FIFA 15 (-28%) has a better week to swap places with Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (-34%) which is now at third.

Far Cry 4  (-44%) sits at fourth, ahead of Minecraft: Xbox Edition (-11%) which rises to fifth to build distance between the PlayStation Edition (-24%) at seventh.

The Crew (-47%) drops 7940 copies and one place to sixth.

Assassin’s Creed: Unity (-47%) and Destiny (-35%) are at eighth and ninth respectively.

Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham (-27%) completes the top ten by climbing three places.

Elsewhere, Disney Infinity (+250%) comes back to the chart at thirty-third by the way of strong retailer promotions.

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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

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.

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published Monday, Sep 01st

Littlewoods Listing Speculates On PS4 & Xbox One GTA V UK Release Date

UPDATE (12/09/2014): GTA publisher Rockstar announced today the release date for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of GTA V. The game is set for release on Tuesday, November 18.


An online listing spotted on catalogue retailer Littlewoods has hinted at a possible launch date for Rockstar’s upcoming re-release of GTA V.

A public launch of ‘Fall‘ is the only date that developer Rockstar has ever specified for the PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One re-release of the 2013 open-world hit.

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published Tuesday, Sep 24th

UK Chart: Grand Entrance

Grand Theft Auto: V enters the UK chart in first place, as expected, breaking all UK game launch records to date.

GTAV is the fastest selling game at launch, with more copies sold in week one than all previous GTA titles combined, including more than twice the sales of Grand Theft Auto IV and around 250,000 more than Call of Duty: Black Ops. Rockstar’s latest has already claimed twenty-fourth best selling game of all time after just five days on sale, gathering 89% of all games sold in the week. Xbox 360 is the preferred console, with 57% of the share against PlayStation 3.

Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 is another new release at second, ahead of the release of FIFA 14 next week.

The Last of Us (+536%) has been bundled with consoles to raise sales significantly and take it to third in the chart.

Saint’s Row IV (-45%) ends a run of four consecutive weeks at the top of the chart by falling to fourth. Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Blacklist (-8%) drops one place to fifth ahead of Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition (+1%), which gains sales but stays at sixth.

Dropping sales and places in the chart, Diablo III (-49%) collects at seventh and Disney Infinity (-20%) at eighth.

Retailer promotions propel Aliens: Colonial Marines (+913%) to ninth as Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix (-70%) drops eight places to tenth.

Interesting to find that all but GTA V in the top ten make up just 4% of weekly sales.

Harvest Moon 3D: A New Beginning is the last new release this week at twenty-second.