Tag Archives: GfK chart-track

FIFA 15 tops UK charts for fifth week; Bayonetta 2 debuts in 7th

The latest FIFA title is at the head of the UK All Formats Top 40 for the fifth week running, despite a surge from Minecraft: PlayStation Edition. This is the longest that any game has held onto the No.1 spot this year so far. And over the course of 2014, …

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Sony and The Last of Us dominates UK August charts

The Last of Us Remastered was the best-selling game of August in the UK. The latest report from GfK Chart-Track shows Sony’s action horror adventure drove sales for the month, with Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Ultimate Evil Edition coming in second position. The Last of Us took the No.1 …

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UK PS4 sales up 300 per cent thanks to Destiny launch

PS4 has just posted its biggest week of the year in the US, and MCV can reveal it is the same for the UK, too. A senior industry source quoting Chart-Track data told MCV that PS4 sales spiked 300 per cent week-on-week after the launch of Destiny. Of course, a …

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Chart-Track predicts UK boxed market to hit £2bn in 2016

The UK games boxed market will be worth 1.98bn by 2016, Chart-Track says. The firm expects significant growth from boxed games and hardware over the next two years due to the launch of Xbox One and PS4. These are just conservative figures,” Chart-Track director Dorian Bloch said during the Games …

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GfK Chart-Track says it now covers 95% of the market

GfK Chart-Track is changing how it is calculating the market value in the UK. The firm believes it now covers 95 per cent of the physical games market, having previously estimated it to be 90 per cent. Data from this year will now be only up-weighted by five per cent. …

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PC-only Sims 4 tops UK charts

The latest iteration of EA’s The Sims series is No.1 in the GfK Chart-Track All Formats charts this week. This is a pretty remarkable feat given that the game is only available on PC – and these charts don’t take into account digital sales, either. So it’s fair to say …

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Just how big is PS4 and Xbox One? Find out at Games Retail 2020

Chart-Track will reveal exclusive data on the success of PS4 and Xbox One at Games Retail 2020. The firm’s director Dorian Bloch will reveal the facts from its retail data and discuss the benefits of physical distribution of video games, consoles and accessories. The state of physical games will be …

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Diablo III Ultimate Evil Edition takes No.1 spot

The updated version of Diablo III on consoles is No.1 in the UKIE GfK All-Formats Top 40 chart. This is the first time that Blizzard’s series has made it to the top spot. The PlayStation 4 edition was the best-selling format, beating the Xbox 360 SKU by a mere 500 …

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Second week on top for Last of Us Remastered

Sony’s PlayStation 4 re-release of last year’s classic The Last of Us is top of the GfK Chart-Track Top 40. It holds the top spot with a 55 per cent decline in sales this week. Further down the charts Grand Theft Auto V shoots up to No.4 thanks to a …

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UK retail resilient in face of summer drought

How To Train Your Dragon 2 was the only new game to make the UK Chart-Track Retail Top 50 last month. As a result, the best-selling games of July were Watch Dogs at No.1 (released in May), Sniper Elite III at No.2 (released in June) and FIFA 14 at No.3 …

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