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The Top 20 Free, Paid and Revenue Grossing UK mobile charts for week 36 by Reflection.
‘Destiny 2’ holds firm at No1 for a second week in the face of six new releases to make the All Formats Top 40. ‘NBA 2K18’ slam dunks ‘Pro Evolution Soccer 2018’ as this week’s highest new entry at No2. Basketball charting ahead of football is no mean feat and in doing so it achieves the biggest launch week ever for a basketball game as well as its highest ever chart position. It is a close run thing with Konami’s ‘Pro Evolution Soccer 2018’ debuting just behind at No3. ‘Dishonored: Death of the Outsider’ enters at No6 with ‘Metroid: Samus Returns’ new at No8, ‘Rayman: Definitive Editio
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The Top 20 Free, Paid and Revenue Grossing UK mobile charts for week 35 by Reflection.
'Destiny 2' sweeps in to No1, becoming the biggest launch of the year so far. Released on Wednesday 6th September, almost 3 years after the original, Activision Blizzard and Bungie’s online-only shooter pushes ‘Uncharted: The Lost Legacy’ off top spot, down one place to No2.
Launched across Xbox One and PS4, 58% of sales go to Sony’s format and 42% to Microsoft’s. The original, which was also released on PS3 and Xbox 360, saw Sony’s formats account for 51% and Microsoft’s formats 49%.
The Top 20 Free, Paid and Revenue Grossing UK mobile charts for week 34 by Reflection.
Sony’s PS4 ‘Uncharted: The Lost Legacy’ takes a second week at No1 on the All Formats Top 40 (Units), narrowly fending off the challenge from Ubisoft’s new at No2 Switch ‘Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle’. Having debuted last week at No2 Codemasters drop one place to No3 with ‘F1 2017’. There are a further 3 new releases within the Top 10 this week – debuting at No6 is a PS4 outing for Sony’s ‘Everybody’s Golf’ and this series has now been released on all Sony consoles, beginning with PS1 back in June 1998. New at No7 is a physical release of Studio Wilcard’s self-published ‘Ark: Survival
Huge congratulations to the Sketchbook Games team for winning this year's UK Game of the Show Award at gamescom for Lost Words.
The Top 20 Free, Paid and Revenue Grossing UK mobile charts for week 33 by Reflection.
‘Uncharted: The Lost Legacy’ clinches the No.1 spot, ending the run for ‘Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy’
Released on Wednesday ‘Uncharted: The Lost Legacy’ ends Activision Blizzard’s run at the top, pushing ‘Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy’ down to No3. It becomes the 6th Playstation exclusive title to debut at No1 so far this year.
Two long running sports franchises return this week with Codemasters’ ‘F1 2017’ new at No2 and EA’s ‘Madden NFL 18’ new at No4. Both titles perform respectably, almost matching the sales of last year’s editions.