UK chart: God of War Ragnarok is a monster success

This week’s UK retail chart suggests God of War Ragnarok is a colossal commercial success. GamesIndustry.biz dug deep into sales figures, reporting that it had the second biggest launch of the year behind FIFA 23 – meaning launch sales eclipsed Elden Ring, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II, and Pokémon Legends: Arceus. Chart purveyors GfK also …

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The UK chart sees five new entries, including Gotham Knights at #2

EA’s FIFA 23 remains unstoppable, fighting off an onslaught of new releases. It’s the UK’s no.1 for a fourth week running, although that’s likely to change next week. There’s only one series just as popular as FIFA, and that’s Call of Duty. Despite some middling reviews, Gotham Knights was the highest charting new release in …

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NieR:Automata and No Man’s Sky on Switch enter UK top ten

Slightly later than usual, the UK retail chart has finally arrived. Brace yourself – we may only have a three-day wait until the next chart, assuming it goes live on Monday. The top two positions remain unchanged, held by FIFA 23 and Splatoon 3 for a second week running. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, LEGO Star …

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FIFA 23 is the UK’s new no.1, unsurprisingly

The UK charts are finally with us, revealing EA’s FIFA 23 as the new no.1 in the all-formats retail chart. Not that much of a surprise, all told, apart from the fact that even the Switch version took no.1 in the Switch top 20, dethroning Splatoon 3. This also means Splatoon 3 is no longer …

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Splatoon 3 is the UK’s no.1 for a second week

The top three positions in the UK chart remain unchanged, meaning Splatoon 3 is no.1 for a second week running. We had an inkling this may be the case. It’s followed by PS5 pack-in Horizon Forbidden West at #2, and the evergreen Mario Kart 8 Deluxe at #3. Splatoon 3 is proving to be a …

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How’s about splat? Splatoon 3 is the UK chart’s new no.1

Last week’s UK chart saw five new arrivals. This week, four new titles managed to enter. Unprecedented events in a digital era. We jest, of course. Splatoon 3 leads the way, dethroning Sony’s The Last of Us: Part 1 remake. All signs point to a very successful launch for Splatoon – Nintendo Japan reports of …

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Madden NFL 23 scrapes into UK top 20

EA’s Madden NFL 23 is the sole new entry in this week’s UK top 40, entering the retail chart at #18. The single format charts paint a rosier picture. The US sports sim took #6 in the PS5 chart, #15 in the PS4 chart, #10 in the Xbox One chart, and #8 in the Xbox …

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