There’s no change in the Top 3 as Warner’s ‘Mortal Kombat X’ (-64%) takes a 2nd week at No1,Rockstar/Take 2 are No2 with ‘GTA V’ (-50%) and EA’s ‘Battlefield Hardline’ is No3 (-26%).Sony’s ‘Minecraft Playstation Edition’ jumps 5 places to No4 thanks to a 172% spike in sales over last weekon the PS4 version (+52% over 3 version), followed by EA’s ‘FIFA 15’ down 1 place to No5 (-40%).The only new release shows up as a re-entry at No18 on this Chart – Kalypso’s ‘Tropico 5’ launches on PS4 this week, so joining the Xbox 360 & PC versions launched in 2014.All versions are developed by Haemim
Mortal Kombat X claimed the top of the Ukie Games Charts
EA’s ‘Battlefield Hardline’ (-56%) claims a 4th consecutive crown as it stays just ahead of ‘FIFA 15’. (-8%) With little in the way of new releases familiar faces jostle for position in the Top 10 this week.‘Grand Theft Auto V’ (-39%) is down a place to No3 but remains comfortably ahead of Ubisoft’s ‘Far Cry 4’ (-44%).
Easter is here and EA’s ‘Battlefield Hardline’ (-40%) makes it three weeks out of three at the Top, with a surging ‘GTA V’ (+35%) up 2 to No2.Sony’s big new PS4 release last week ‘Bloodborne’ by From Software (-55%) drops 1 place to No3 and there are plenty of Easter deals affecting the charts this week.EA’s ‘FIFA 15’ climbs 1 place to No4 (+44%) and Ubisoft climb impressively for a second week, up a further 3 places to No5 with ‘Far Cry 4’ - one of the big Easter sale beneficiaries (+116%).The big new release this week at No8 is Bandai Namco’s multi-format ‘Dark Souls II: Scholar of the Fi
‘Battlefield Hardline’ fends off a strong challenge from Sony’s new PS4 exclusive ‘Bloodborne’ to hold on to the No1 spot for a second week.‘Battlefield 4’ may have had a slightly better launch week, but its successor has a better second week with sales only dropping by 43%.‘Bloodborne’ misses out on No1 by 22,500 units, almost making it 4 new IP All Formats No1 debuts in the first quarter of the year.‘Borderlands: The Handsome Collection’ continues the trend of relaunching old-gen titles as deluxe remastered games on PS4 and Xbox One, entering the chart at No3.‘Grand Theft Auto V’ (-11%) d
EA take their first No1 crown of the year with ‘Battlefield Hardline’ becoming the fastest selling new release on all formats of 2015 so far. Developed by Visceral Games & DICE the series moves into new territory taking on a cops and robbers approach. The latest entry goes one better than ‘Battlefield 4’ which made its debut at No2 in November 2013. Several other new releases arrive this week and its Square Enix’s ‘Final Fantasy Type-0 HD’, which takes the No2 spot.
After 3 consecutive weeks of new IP No1s (Evolve/The Order/Dying Light) it’s a return to the Top for Rockstar/Take 2’s ‘GTA V’ (+49%) - an 8th week at No1 since launch and the first since week 4 this year.The latest GTA still needs another 2 weeks at the top to equal the record for GTA series No1s (held by GTA: Vice City for PS2, 10 weeks at No1, launched in week 45/2002, achieved in the first 11 weeks on sale).Warner’s ‘Dying Light’ (-43%) only drops to No2, EA’s ‘FIFA 15’ is stable at No3 (+1%) and Microsoft climb 2 places to No4 with ‘Minecraft: Xbox Edition’ (-1%).After all the new IP w
‘Dying Light’ (-48%) from Warner Bros and Polish developer Techland is still alive and kicking at No1 for a second week.Since launch, it has managed to outperform other recent new IP from both Sony (The Order: 1886) and Take 2 (Evolve), despite already having been launched digitally a month ago.The big three of ‘Grand Theft Auto V’, ‘FIFA 15’ (-17%) and ‘Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’ (-56%) occupy the next three places.
Warner Bros. Interactive secure their first No1 crown in just over a year with ‘Dying Light’ taking top spot.
The Order: 1886 lands straight at the top of the Ukie Games Chart