The Witcher 3 UK console downloads hit 144,000 in May

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Almost 150,000 UK console gamers downloaded The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in May, the latest numbers from SuperData revealed.

The UK download chart – which launched last month in Beta and MCV ran exclusively – shows just how successful games are in terms of both individual unit sales and total revenue.

SuperData compiles this information based on data received from payment firms and direct from publishers. It does not include sales of digital PC games.

The data shows that The Witcher 3 was No.1 – boosted by a digital bundle with the Xbox One console – followed by Grand Theft Auto V in terms of revenue or Minecraft in terms of units.

Top Ten UK digital console chart (Revenue):

1. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (CD Projekt RED)
Revenue: 5,682,655
Units: 144,117

2. Grand Theft Auto V (Rockstar)
Revenue: 1,967,776
Units: 16,101

3. FIFA 15 (EA)
Revenue: 1,753,382
Units: 10,983

4. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (Activision)
Revenue: 1,663,748
Units: 12,883

5. Project CARS (Slightly Mad)
Revenue: 1,183,281
Units: 35,407

6. Minecraft (Mojang)
Revenue: 716,872
Units: 49,348

7. Destiny (Activision)
Revenue: 711,818
Units: 10,469

8. Battlefield Hardline (EA)
Revenue: 624,922
Units: 17,532

9. Bloodborne (Sony)
Revenue: 465,193
Units: 12,190

10. Battlefield 4 (EA)
Revenue: 256,586
Units: 11,509