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Skyrim Special Edition debuts at No.2, Titanfall goes straight to fourth place

The new Special Edition of Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls Skyrim has gone straight to No.2 in the UK Top 40 chart. The title is the second best-performing entry in series behind the original 2011 release of Skyrim. Meanwhile, EA’s new release Titanfall 2 debuts at No.4. The title failed to …

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FIFA No.1 for third week, Gears of War 4 debuts at No.2

13 new games launched this week in the UK Top 40, with FIFA 17 coming out on top once again. According to GfK, over 80 new SKUs launched across the software, hardware and accessories charts. Software revenue rose ten per cent year-on-year. EA’s football title saw a 55 per cent …

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FIFA 17 still UK No.1, Mafia III debuts in second place

EA’s latest FIFA title has held onto the top spot in the UK charts for its second week on shelves. That’s according to GfK’s software ranks, which say that the football title saw a sales decline of 79 per cent week-on-week. Meanwhile, 2K Games’ latest new release, Mafia III, debuted …

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Updated: FIFA 17 shoots to No.1 in the UK

Update:GfK has been in touch to set the record straight about FIFA 17’s sales performance. Due to the fact the research firm increased its market coverage in 2014,from 90 per cent to 95 per cent,in terms of extrapolated sales FIFA 13 still has the best-selling Week One for the series. …

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BioShock: The Collection claims second UK No.1

The PS4 and Xbox One BioShock compilation has claimed its second top spot in the UK All Formats charts. The title took No.1 despite a 50 per cent drop in sales week-on-week. Last week’s second place title PES 2017 holds the No.2 with a 48 per cent sales dip. Meanwhile, …

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BioShock: The Collection tops UK chart, PES 2017 debuts at No.2

2K Games had a big week at UK physical retail last week with two brand new titles in the Top 10. BioShock: The Collection – a compilation of the original three BioShock games for PS4 and Xbox One – debuted at No.1 in the UK charts. Meanwhile the publisher’s basketball …

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Deus Ex Mankind Divided tops UK charts

Square Enix’s latest entry in the Deus Ex series has shot straight to No.1 in the UK. Mankind Divided, which launched for PS4, Xbox One and PC, did perform worse than the series’ previous entry, 2011’s Human Revolution. GfK Entertainment speculates that this weaker showing was due in part to …

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F1 2016 races straight to No.1, No Man’s Sky lands in second place

Codemasters’ F1 2016 has finished in pole position in its first week on shelves. The title launched five weeks later than its predecessor, F1 2015, with Week One sales down 32 per cent year-on-year. Meanwhile, Sony’s indie darling No Man’s Sky dropped to second place with a sales decline 81 …

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No Man’s Sky claims No.1, is Sony’s second biggest PS4 launch

Wildly ambitious indie title No Man’s Sky has shot straight to the top of the boxed UK charts. According to GfK Entertainment, this is the second biggest PlayStation 4 launch for Sony behind Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, which hit shelves earlier this year. It is also Sony’s biggest new …

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UK boxed video games market suffers worst month on record

In a month where Pokmon Go dominated the media, sales of boxed video games plunged to an all-time low. 21.4m was spent on physical video games in the UK during July – the lowest figure ever reported. The previous low happened in July 2013, when the market made just 23m. …

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