EA Sports FC 24 is the UK’s new number one

No license, no problem. EA Sports FC 24 is the UK’s new number one in the all formats retail chart, becoming the second fastest selling boxed release of the year behind Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. GI.biz does however note that sales were down 30% over FIFA 23, with only the new and improved Switch version …

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The Crew Motorfest parks up at #2 in the UK retail chart

The UK retail charts are in, revealing that The Crew Motorfest managed to enter at #2 in the all formats top 40. Coincidentally, it also took #2 in the PS5 top ten. Ubisoft’s open-world racer was the only new arrival, meaning Baten Kaitos I & II HD Remaster – a GAME exclusive in the UK …

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Starfield, NBA 2K24, and Fae Farm enter UK retail chart top ten

Bethesda’s sci-fi opus Starfield has entered the UK retail chart at no.1 This is pretty impressive and for a few different reasons. Firstly, and most obviously, it’s available on Game Pass – which around 40% of Xbox owners reportedly subscribe to. Secondly, the retail version is Xbox Series X only, with the majority of Xbox …

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Starfield Premium Edition Upgrade enters UK retail chart at #7

Starfield’s two-stage rollout has helped earn it an early placing within the UK top ten retail chart. The £34.99 Starfield Premium Edition Upgrade pack – as it’s officially known – has entered the all-formats chart at #7. This early access unlock package, which also includes a story expansion, can also be found at no.1 in …

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UK chart ‘mechs’ way for Armored Core VI and Immortals of Aveum

The Bandai-Namco published Armored Core VI Fires of Rubicon has shot to the top of the all formats retail chart, quite possibly giving the long-running series its first ever no.1. The mech shooter has been very well received by critics. Player feedback has been a little mixed, however, with anger aimed at the steep difficulty …

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Remnant II outperforms Disney Illusion Land in UK retail chart

None of last week’s new release releases were able to enter the top ten. Instead, Remnant II and Disney Illusion Land debut at #16 and #18, respectively. The mini (mouse) Metroidvania did manage to take a respectable #8 in the Switch chart, however, sandwiching it between Animal Crossing: New Horizons and NSMB.U Deluxe. Remnant II, …

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Pikmin 4 is the UK’s new no.1

This week’s UK top ten features two new arrivals. One you can likely easily guess – Nintendo’s Pikmin 4 has carried itself to the top spot, dislodging the recently discounted FIFA 23. This is quite possibly the first time a Pikmin game has shot to the top of the chart – Pikmin 3 on Wii …

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Battlefield 2042 returns to UK chart at #5 following Amazon Prime Day

Amazon Prime Day has given the UK retail chart a slight shake-up, with the most noteworthy occurrence being Battlefield 2042 re-entering at #5. The online shooter was available for a mere £5.99 during Amazon’s two day sale, propelling it back into the top ten. Other top 40 re-entries include Five Nights at Freddy’s: Security Breach …

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Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom remains the UK’s no.1

There’s no stopping Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. Link’s latest remains no.1 for another week in the UK retail chart, although it should be noted that last week was incredibly quiet for new releases. There was one new arrival, however – NiS America’s well-received RPG The Legend of Heroes: Trails Into Reverie debuted at #22 …

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