Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection Debuts in Second Place in UK, While FIFA Holds the Top

on October 12, 2015 5:32 AM

As every monday morning, the statistics firm GfK chart-track published the software sales chart for last week in the UK.

Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection debuted this week, but it couldn’t start at the top, because it’s downright impossible to stop the FIFA train in a football/soccer-loving country like the land of Her Majesty.

Here’s the detailed analysis by GfK.

‘FIFA 16’ (-59%) scores a hat-trick at No1 this week as its unbroken reign at the top of the chart continues.

It’s now halfway to matching its predecessor’s six week unbroken run at the top in 2014. New entry ‘Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection’ has to settle for second place despite becoming the 8th biggest PS4 launch of the year so far. It also misses out on joining the recent trend for re-mastered/re-released titles to debut at No1 (such as Destiny: The Taken King, Gears of War: Ultimate Edition and Rare Replay).
‘Destiny: The Taken King’ (-35%) in fact manages to climb one place to No3, ahead of ‘Lego Dimensions’ (-68%) which slips two places to No4 in its second week of release. ‘Forza Motorsport 6’ (-41%) stalls, stuck at No5 for a second week, while ‘Grand Theft Auto V’ (-6%) speeds back up the chart from No9 to No6 – its highest position for 6 weeks.

‘Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer’ (-55%) and ‘Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain’ (-41%) both drop one place to No’s 7 and 8 respectively. ‘NBA 2K16’ (-77%) remains in the Top 10, falling to No9, after launching strongly last week at No3. Released on Tuesday, ‘Rock Band 4’ developed by Harmoix and published by Mad Catz, brings the music controller style video game back to the Top 10, debuting at No10. The only other new entry to make the Top 40 this week is Activision Blizzard’s ‘Transformers Devastation’ at No21.

If you want to check out the detailed ranking, it’s right below.

ChartTrack

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