UK Sales Chart: Grand Theft Auto V Back in 1st, Devil May Cry Definitive Edition Debuts in 5th

March 16, 2015 Written by Jason Dunning

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Most likely due to the release of Online Heists last week, Grand Theft Auto V ended the streak of new IPs topping the chart, rising 49% to finish at #1. This marks the 8th week for GTAV in first place, but the record for a game in the series still belongs to Vice City for PlayStation 2, which stayed at the top for 10 weeks.

Elsewhere, the previous #1, Dying Light, fell to 2nd, while new releases DmC Devil May Cry: Definitive Edition and Sniper Elite 3: Ultimate Edition debuted in 5th and 10th, respectively.

Here’s the top 20 selling retail games in the UK for the week ending March 14, 2015, according to GfK Chart-track:

  1. Grand Theft Auto V (up 49%)
  2. Dying Light (down 43%)
  3. FIFA 15 (up 1%)
  4. Minecraft: Xbox Edition (down 1%)
  5. DmC Devil May Cry: Definitive Edition
  6. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
  7. Minecraft: PlayStation Edition
  8. Evolve
  9. Zombie Army Trilogy
  10. Sniper Elite 3: Ultimate Edition
  11. Dragon Ball Xenoverse
  12. WWE 2K15
  13. Terraria
  14. Forza Horizon 2
  15. Far Cry 4
  16. The Crew
  17. Disney Infinity 2.0
  18. Destiny
  19. The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D
  20. LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

Do you think there’s any chance Battlefield Hardline won’t finish in 1st place this week?

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