The Division 2 back at the top of the charts

With no major release last week, Ubisoft’s The Division 2 was back at No.1 in the UK weekly charts, despite a 30 per cent drop in sales week-on-week. Sales were quite equally divided between PS4 (51 per cent) and Xbox One (48 per cent).

FIFA 19 took No.2 in spite of a three per cent decrease in sales week-on-week, while last week’s No.1, Yoshi’s Crafted World, had to settle for No.3 with a 61 per cent drop. Nintendo was well represented in the Top Ten, with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe at No.4, New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe at No.9 and Super Smash Bros Ultimate at No.10 – all of them having experienced a slight rise in sales week-on-week.

As GfK pointed out, Easter promotions boosted some older titles, with Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, for instance, re-entering the charts at No.11 following a 187 per cent increase in sales week-on-week. Football Manager, which sales went up 230 per cent week-on-week, re-entered at No.14.

Further down the charts, Bandai Namco’s Nintendo Switch title Super Dragon Ball Heroes: World Mission was the only new entry in the charts, debuting at No.26.

Here’s the Top Ten for the week ending April 6th (data courtesy of GfK/Ukie):

Rank Title Publisher
1 Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 Ubisoft
2 FIFA 19 EA
3 Yoshi’s Crafted World Nintendo
4 Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Nintendo
5 Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Activision
6 Red Dead Redemption 2 Rockstar
7 The Lego Movie 2 Videogame Warner Bros
8 Granf Theft Auto V Rockstar
9 New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe Nintendo
10 Super Smash Bros Ultimate Nintendo

About Marie Dealessandri

Marie Dealessandri is MCV’s former senior staff writer. After testing the waters of the film industry in France and being a radio host and reporter in Canada, she settled for the games industry in London in 2015. She can be found (very) occasionally tweeting @mariedeal, usually on a loop about Baldur’s Gate, Hollow Knight and the Dead Cells soundtrack.

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