The Black Friday sales didn’t just cause havoc at the supermarkets. They’ve managed to send the UK chart into a tizzy too.
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare retakes the top spot, but this wasn’t down to people rushing out to buy it alongside a shiny new PS4 or Xbox One. 67% of sales last week were in fact for the heavily discounted last-gen versions.
Last week’s #1 – GTA V – falls to #3, outsold by FIFA 15 by 1,500 copies. That’s up from #4 to #2.
Then we have Far Cry 4 at #4 and Assassin’s Creed: Unity at #5.
At #6 and #7 there are two new entries – Pokemon Omega Ruby and Pokemon Alpha Sapphire. Chart-Track reports that combined sales would have made Nintendo’s latest #3 in the chart. Incidentally, Ruby managed to outsell Sapphire by 2,400 copies.
At #8 it’s one of the biggest risers in recent memory – Sony’s DriveClub, up all the way from #33. That’ll be down to reduced PS4 DriveClub bundles, then. Sales were up an absurd 999%.
Sales of Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag significantly increased as well, helping it rise from #18 to #9. It even outperformed Assassin’s Creed: Rogue, this week at #22.
Good old Minecraft: Xbox Edition finishes off this week’s UK top ten.
Leaving the top ten this week are Dragon Age: Inquisition (falling from #5 to #16), WWE 2K15 (7# to #20) and Halo: The Master Chief Collection (#10 to #27).
Despite having a different name to its 3DS counterpart, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U isn’t classed as a new release. Odd, we know. The critically acclaimed Wii U version propels Nintendo’s all-star brawler back up from #27 to respectable enough #13.
LittleBigPlanet 3 is the next highest new entry, in at #18.
Over in the single format charts meanwhile LitleBigPlanet: Marvel Superhero Edition made #8 in the PS Vita chart while Adventure Time: Secret of The Nameless Kingdom made #19 and #28 in the 3DS and Xbox 360 charts respectively.