UK Sales Chart: Destiny is the Biggest New IP Launch in UK History

September 15, 2014 Written by Jason Dunning

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After becoming the most successful new IP in history around the world after just one day, it’s been confirmed that Destiny was also the biggest new IP launch ever in the UK, dethroning Watch Dogs.

Looking at the breakdown of Destiny by console, the PlayStation 4 version account for 46%, the Xbox One 36%, the Xbox 360 14%, and the PlayStation 3 4%. This means that Destiny sold half of its copies on PlayStation and the other half on Xbox.

Elsewhere in the chart, NHL 15 debuted in 7th place (which is better than NHL 14’s 11th place debut last year), and retailer promotions on The Borderlands Collection (1 & 2) (up 999%) and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Legendary Edition (up 235%) helped them reach 24th and 29th, respectively.

Here’s the top 20 selling retail games in the UK for the week ending September 13, 2014, according to GfK Chart-track:

  1. Destiny
  2. The Sims 4 (down 63%)
  3. Watch Dogs (up 29%)
  4. Call of Duty: Ghosts (up 11%)
  5. The Last of Us Remastered (down 16%)
  6. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition (down 6%)
  7. NHL 15
  8. Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare (down 20%)
  9. Minecraft: PS3 Edition (down 11%)
  10. Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution
  11. Grand Theft Auto V
  12. The LEGO Movie Videogame
  13. Diablo III: Reaper of Souls – Ultimate Evil Edition (down 51%)
  14. Metro Redux (down 52%)
  15. Titanfall
  16. Tomodachi Life
  17. inFAMOUS First Light
  18. Madden NFL 15
  19. Terraria
  20. Sniper Elite 3

How many weeks do you think Destiny will be at the top?

[Source: Chart-Track (1), (2)]