UK Sales Chart: Minecraft PS Vita Edition Has the 3rd Biggest Debut of Any Vita Game

November 17, 2014Written by Jason Dunning


Despite the launch of many big titles last week, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare was able to hold first place on the chart, beating the second place Assassin’s Creed Unity by 16,000 sales. If you combine the launches of Unity and Assassin’s Creed Rogue though, they defeated Advanced Warfare.

As for Unity, it outsold the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 debut of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag last year. Looking at the console breakdown for Unity, 52% was on PS4, 46% on Xbox One, and 2% on PC.

Elsewhere, Minecraft: PS Vita Edition helped Minecraft: PlayStation Edition sales rise 79%. On its own, the Vita version out-performed the game’s PS3 and PS4 debuts. Additionally, it is the third biggest debut ever for a PS Vita game, behind Uncharted: Golden Abyss and FIFA Football.

Here’s the top 20 selling retail games in the UK for the week ending November 15, 2014, according to GfK Chart-track:

  1. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (down 77%)
  2. Assassin’s Creed Unity
  3. Halo: The Master Chief Collection
  4. FIFA 15 (up 2%)
  5. LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham
  6. Assassin’s Creed Rogue
  7. Minecraft: PlayStation Edition
  8. PES 2015
  9. World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor
  10. Destiny (down 11%)
  11. Skylanders Trap Team
  12. Minecraft: Xbox Edition
  13. Disney Infinity 2.0
  14. Football Manager 2015
  15. Alien Isolation
  16. Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag
  17. Forza Horizon 2
  18. Sunset Overdrive
  19. Tomodachi Life
  20. WWE 2K15

Are you surprised by the sales of Minecraft on PS Vita? Do you think Grand Theft Auto V will be the biggest game this week?

[Source: GfK (1), (2)]