Grand Theft Auto V returns to UK No.1 spot 151 weeks after launch

Alex Calvin
Grand Theft Auto V returns to UK No.1 spot 151 weeks after launch

Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto V is once again the best-selling game in the UK, more than 150 weeks after its launch.

The last time the crime blockbuster was No.1 was in March 2015.

The title saw a sales increase of 31 per cent week-on-week, with sales incredibly tight between second place: Uncharted 4: A Thief's End.

Sony's game holds second place with a 19 per cent rise in sales week-on-week.

Grand Theft Auto V also ends LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens' five-week run at the head of the charts. Sales of that game fell 21 per cent and it drops to third.

Blizzard's Overwatch rises one place to No.4 with a 13 per cent sales increase, while FIFA 16 falls one place to fifth with a 20 per cent dip in sales.

Rocket League jumps to sixth place despite a two per cent dip sales as Doom saw a 31 per cent sales decline and falls to seventh.

Below is the software Top Ten for the week ending:

1. Grand Theft Auto V, Rockstar
2. Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, Sony
3. LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Warner Bros
4. Overwatch, Blizzard
5. FIFA 16, EA
6. Rocket League, 505 Games
7. Doom, Bethesda
8. Call of Duty: Black Ops III, Activision
9. Ratchet & Clank, Sony
10. Minecraft: Xbox Edition, Microsoft

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