Toad in the hole – Treasure Tracker makes UK top 20

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker has become 2015’s first new arrival in the UK top 40, tunnelling in at #16. The official release date was last Friday but copies were available to purchase as early as before Christmas. It’s unclear if this has prevented the Wii U-exclusive from charter higher.

Sales were down across the board elsewhere. Activision has a reason to cheerful however – Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has taken its 6th number one spot, which is one more than what Call of Duty: Ghosts managed.

GTA V holds fast at #2 and is followed by Far Cry 4 and Assassin’s Creed Unity to form the UK’s top five.

LEGO Batman 3 and Minecraft: PlayStation Edition meanwhile both depart the top ten while Destiny and WWE 2K15 re-enter at #7 and #8 respectively.

The biggest faller of the week appears to be Just Dance 2015, dropping from #15 to #23. With diets in full swing – and gyms currently jam packed – we would have expected this one to have risen.

Matt Gander

Matt is Games Asylum's most prolific writer, having produced a non-stop stream of articles since 2001. A retro collector and bargain hunter, his knowledge has been found in the pages of tree-based publication Retro Gamer.

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