UK Sales Chart: Grand Theft Auto V is the Biggest Game Ever

November 24, 2014Written by Jason Dunning


As predicted, the launch of Grand Theft Auto V on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One helped make Rockstar’s latest the highest-selling game in UK history, passing Call of Duty: Black Ops. The PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions of the game still hold the record for highest-grossing week in UK history with an estimated £94 million during week 38, 2013.

GTAV wasn’t the only big new release last week, with Far Cry 4 finishing 2nd and marking the biggest launch week “by far” for any game in the series. Meanwhile, Dragon Age: Inquisition placed 5th overall, nearly matching the debut of Dragon Age II in 2011.

Here’s the top 20 selling retail games in the UK for the week ending November 22, 2014, according to GfK Chart-track:

  1. Grand Theft Auto V
  2. Far Cry 4
  3. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (down 41%)
  4. FIFA 15 (up 25%)
  5. Dragon Age: Inquisition
  6. Assassin’s Creed Unity
  7. WWE 2K15 (up 554%)
  8. LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham
  9. Minecraft: PlayStation Edition
  10. Halo: The Master Chief Collection
  11. Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (up 204%)
  12. Assassin’s Creed Rogue
  13. Destiny
  14. Minecraft: Xbox Edition
  15. Disney Infinity 2.0
  16. Skylanders Trap Team
  17. Tomodachi Life
  18. Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag
  19. Pro Evolution Soccer 2015
  20. Forza Horizon 2

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