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The Top 20 Free, Paid and Revenue Grossing UK mobile charts for week 27 by Reflection.
Square-Enix debut at No1 with ‘Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age’ – this is a PS4 re-master of the 2007 PS2 European release and is Square’s first No1 since ‘Deus Ex: Mankind Divided’ topped the All Formats Top 40 in week 34, 2016.
Ukie, the trade body for games and interactive entertainment in the UK, are pleased to announce a huge increase in applications to join the network, resulting in membership reaching 365 games companies including games giants Jagex and Riot Games.
We have seen an explosive 400% growth in membership since 2011, way above the 13% increase in games companies in the UK over the same period.
The Top 20 Free, Paid and Revenue Grossing UK mobile charts for week 26 by Reflection.
‘Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy’ holds on to No1 – a feat unmatched by any other PS4 exclusive title since ‘Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End’ back in week 20 2016.
‘Grand Theft Auto V’ creeps up one place to No2 ahead of ‘Overwatch’ which climbs three places to No3; its highest chart position since W22 2017, giving Activision Blizzard two titles in the Top 3. ‘Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare’ re-enters the Top 10 for the first time since W19 2017 at No8, making it three titles in the Top 10 for Activision Blizzard.
Dr Jo Twist OBE, CEO of Ukie, discusses the growth of the UK Industry Stand at gamescom, and how you can be involved this year
We first took 22 UK businesses to Gamescom in Cologne in 2012. The UK industry stand at Europe’s largest consumer games show has been the focal point of Ukie’s annual International Trade programme ever since, helping the industry network with international companies, secure investment and promote the UK industry as a real player in the global games scene.
The Top 20 Free, Paid and Revenue Grossing UK mobile charts for week 25 by Reflection.
The wave of nostalgia continues and intensifies after the recent releases of ‘Wipeout: Omega Collection’ and ‘Tekken 7’. This week sees 3 classic franchises back in the charts as the top 3 new releases. The first is a return for ‘Crash Bandicoot’ (all 3 original PS1 games from 1996-1998) as Activision’s ‘Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy’ for PS4 does what none of the originals did by debuting at No1. It’s not always about a strong debut though, as the original Crash Bandicoot games have helped the overall franchise of 16 different Crash titles to currently occupy the 24th position within t
The Top 20 Free, Paid and Revenue Grossing UK mobile charts for week 24 by Reflection.