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Uncharted: The Lost Legacy and F1 2017 dethrone Crash Bandicoot in UK charts

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy has gone straight in at No.1 in the UK weekly charts, becoming the sixth PlayStation exclusive title to debut at the top spot so far this year. Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy, meanwhile, fell to No.3 after sales declined by 10 per cent week-on-week, allowing Codemasters’ F1 …

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Grand Theft Auto V reclaims UK No.1, Nioh debuts at No.2

Grand Theft Auto V has shot back to the top of the UK games charts, ending the reign of Capcom’s Resident Evil VII to claim its twelfth UK No.1. Sales of Take-Two’s mega hit rose 1 per cent week-on-week, and it’s now one of just five titles to claim at …

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Call of Duty tops charts in difficult month for boxed retail

Shooter Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare took the No.1 spot in the November charts, making Activision Blizzard the No.1 publisher in both units and value for the month. Boxed unit sales were down 26 per cent compared to Black Ops III’s first month, though. And Activision’s shooter was not the …

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UK Weekly Charts: Pokemon is biggest seller but doesn’t top charts

Pokmon Sun and Moon technically failed to top the UK weekly charts for their first week.Pokmon Sun debuted at No.3 and Pokmon Moon entered the charts at No.4. GfK however says that combined sales for Nintendo’s latest titles would give them the top spot – so Pokemon is the biggest …

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PlayStation VR set to eclipse Rift and Vive sales in the UK

Sales of Sony’s PlayStation VR tech are on track to outsell the combined sales of HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, according to data tracker GfK’s October consumer panel survey. The research firm says thatthe hardware’s PlayStation branding led to high expectations for the tech and ‘eradicated many concerns’ about VR. …

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Battlefield 1 debuts at No.1

After three weeks at the top, FIFA 17 has been pushed down to No.2 by another EA title, as Battlefield 1 debuts in top spot. According to GfK, this new entry in the franchise has outsold the combined week one sales for both 2013’s Battlefield 4 and 2015’s Battlefield Hardline. …

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No Man’s Sky conquers August

PlayStation’s No Man’s Sky rescued August and was by far the best-selling game of the month in the UK. The GfK data, which only counts physical boxed sales, shows that No Man’s Sky beat its nearest rival by more than 100,000 units. The No.2 game of the month was F1 …

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Overwatch conquers a weak June for UK games retail

Overwatch was the best-selling title at UK games retail last month. But June was severely down compared with the year before, with just 1.2m games sold – a drop of 33 per cent. 34m was generated through software sales, a huge decline of 40 per cent year-on-year. June 2015 was …

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Doom holds No.1 in UK charts, Rocket League speeds into No.6

Doom is No.1 for the second week in a row, but it was an overall poor week for games retail. The combined sales of the Top 10 video games came to 65,000 units, one of the lowest ever totals for a Top Ten. Note, all of this data is physical …

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