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‘Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy’ holds on to No1 for a third consecutive week, staying ahead of this weeks new releases; ‘Lego The Incredibles’ at No2, ‘Octopath Traveler’ at No3 and a re-entry at No4 for ‘Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker’ with the addition of new Switch and 3DS versions.
It's a good week for Nintendo with ¼ of the All Formats Top 40 titles this week being Nintendo format exclusives. The only other newcomer to make the Top 40 this week is Sega’s ‘Shining Resonance Refrain’ at No27.
The Top 20 Free, Paid and Revenue Grossing UK mobile charts for week 27 by Reflection.
Briefing on Brexit Whitepaper: the future relationship between the EU and the UK
Late last week the Government published its long-awaited white paper providing more detail on the processes and arrangement it will seek with the EU between now and the end of the implementation period in December 2020.
Ukie trade missions provide an excellent opportunity for British video game developers to explore international business opportunities. As a delegate, those members that accompany Ukie are introduced to key Chinese investors and publishers. The UK mission businesses will each deliver presentations, as well as take part in 1-2-1 meetings between UK and international businesses, hoping to encourage investment.
Would you rather fight one T-Rex-sized Bandicoot or a hundred Bandicoot-sized T-Rexes? (spoiler: it's No.1 for the Bandicoot)
Sold Out Sales & Marketing’s ‘Jurassic World has to settle for No2 on it’s debut, as Activision Blizzard’s ‘Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy’ holds off competition to retain the No1 spot in the Top 40 All Formats Chart.
Ubisoft still have 2 titles in the top 10, with ‘The Crew 2’ dropping one place to No3 and ‘Far Cry 5’ jumping 2 places to No8. ‘Star Wars Battlefront II’ also stays in the top 10 due to a continued retailer promotion as it drops down to No9. The second new release in the top 40 goes to THQ Nordic’s ‘Red Faction: Guerrilla Remastered’ debuting in at No20.
The Top 20 Free, Paid and Revenue Grossing UK mobile charts for week 26 by Reflection.
Making a game is hard enough - but financing it is certainly no walk in the park either.
As well as early stage funding, you need to think about development funding, and then growth capital. Spinning all these plates at once is tough, but if you’re strategic and well organised you can find the right solutions for your business.
Activision Blizzard’s ‘Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy’ returns to No1. Previously only available on PS4 it is joined this week by Xbox One, Switch and PC versions, propelling it from No22 to the top spot. It now has a total of 8 weeks at No1 and knocks ‘Mario Tennis Aces’ down to No4.
The Top 20 Free, Paid and Revenue Grossing UK mobile charts for week 25 by Reflection.
The Top 20 Free, Paid and Revenue Grossing UK mobile charts for week 24 by Reflection.