UK Sales Chart: Grand Theft Auto V Passes 5 Million Sold, Project CARS Repeats at #1

May 18, 2015 Written by Jason Dunning

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Marking the first Bandai Namco title to do it since Ridge Racer Type 4 over 16 years ago, Project CARS repeated as #1 in the UK last week.

In terms of new releases, Wolfenstein: The Old Blood, which came out digitally the week prior, finished strong in second place, with the PlayStation 4 version selling 67% compared to the Xbox One’s 27%. Meanwhile, the PS4 release of Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster pushed the game back onto the chart at #5.

Finally, GfK Chart-Track announced today that Grand Theft Auto V retail sales in the UK have crossed 5 million on all platforms. Back in February, we learned that the game had shipped 45 million copies worldwide, with 10 million of those on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Here’s the top 20 selling retail games in the UK for the week ending May 16, 2015, according to GfK Chart-track:

  1. Project CARS (down 64%)
  2. Wolfenstein: The Old Blood
  3. Grand Theft Auto V (down 25%)
  4. Mortal Kombat X (down 28%)
  5. Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster
  6. FIFA 15 (down 24%)
  7. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (down 16%)
  8. Dying Light (down 33%)
  9. Destiny (0%)
  10. Battlefield Hardline (down 34%)
  11. Minecraft: Xbox Edition
  12. Halo: The Master Chief Collection
  13. Minecraft: PlayStation Edition
  14. Forza Horizon 2
  15. WWE 2K15
  16. Terraria
  17. Assassin’s Creed Unity
  18. Disney Infinity 2.0
  19. LEGO Marvel Super Heroes
  20. Far Cry 4

Do you think Bandai Namco will finish 1st and 2nd at the end of this week with The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and Project CARS?

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