Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare ends 2014 on top of UK charts

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare was the New Year No.1 in the latest GfK Chart-Track Top 40.

The game was also the Christmas No.1, and secures its fifth time at the top of the charts with a 20 per cent improvement in sales.

Activision’s FPS has reportedly suffered a weaker-than-usual performance in the US, but in the UK the game has actually performed quite well.

Grand Theft Auto V rises to No.2 after four consecutive weeks at No.3, which means that FIFA 15 has to make do with third place. GTA V sales rose 33 per cent week-on-week, while FIFA 15 sales rose 11 per cent.

In fact, most games rose in sales. Assassin’s Creed: Unity is at No.4 with an 18 per cent sales improvement, which means the game has overtaken Far Cry 4, which is now in fifth spot with a four per cent sales rose. Sticking with the Ubisoft rend, The Crew is at No.6 for a second week with a seven [er cent sales increase, while a price cut for Sony’s DriveClub propels the game back into the Top Ten at No.7 (the game rose 24 per cent in sales).

Here is the Top Ten in Full:

1. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Activision
2. Grand Theft Auto V – Rockstar
3. FIFA 15 – EA
4. Assassin’s Creed: Unity – Ubisoft
5. Far Cry 4 – Ubisoft
6. The Crew – Ubisoft
7. DriveClub –Sony
8. Minecraft: Xbox Edition –Microsoft
9. Minecraft PlayStation Edition – Sony
10. LEGO: Batman 3: Beyond Gotham – Warner Bros

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