UK Sales Chart: The Witcher 3 is the Biggest Debut of 2015, Sells Best On PS4

May 26, 2015 Written by Jason Dunning

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It was a huge debut week for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, as it became the biggest selling week 1 title of 2015 so far in the UK, outselling previous #1, Battlefield Hardline, by 53%. On top of that, the PlayStation 4 version saw 63% of total sales.

The Witcher 3 also saw a huge increase in sales from The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, outselling its predecessor’s week 1 by just 608%.

Elsewhere, Farming Simulator 15’s console launch helped it climb up to #2, Grand Theft Auto V continues to sell well in 3rd, and retailer bundles helped Bloodborne increase by 286% and jump 22 places to finish in 11th.

Here’s the top 20 selling retail games in the UK for the week ending May 23, 2015, according to GfK Chart-track:

  1. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  2. Farming Simulator 15
  3. Grand Theft Auto V (up 23%)
  4. FIFA 15 (up 49%)
  5. Project CARS (down 56%)
  6. Wolfenstein: The Old Blood (down 34%)
  7. Battlefield Hardline
  8. Mortal Kombat X
  9. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
  10. Destiny
  11. Bloodborne (up 286%)
  12. Dying Light
  13. Minecraft: Xbox Edition
  14. Minecraft: PlayStation Edition
  15. Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster
  16. WWE 2K15
  17. Terraria
  18. Far Cry 4
  19. Halo: The Master Chief Collection
  20. Forza Horizon 2

How long do you expect to see The Witcher 3 at #1?

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