UK Sales Chart: Metal Gear Solid V Is #1, 72% of Sales on PS4
While it couldn’t overcome Batman: Arkham Knight or The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt as the biggest opening of 2015, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain was able to set a new record for highest week 1 in the franchise, beating Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty by just under 37%.
For a breakdown, The Phantom Pain sold 72% on PlayStation 4, with Xbox One at 22%, PlayStation 3 at 3%, and Xbox 360 at 2%.
Elsewhere for new releases, Mad Max debuted in 2nd place, Broken Sword 5: The Serpent’s Curse opened in 35th, and Rugby World Cup 2015 just managed to stay in the top 40, placing in 39th.
Here’s the top 20 selling retail games in the UK for the week ending September 5, 2015, according to GfK Chart-Track:
- Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
- Mad Max
- Gears of War: Ultimate Edition (down 64%)
- Until Dawn (down 52%)
- Disney Infinity 3.0 (down 35%)
- Grand Theft Auto V
- LEGO Jurassic World
- Minecraft: PlayStation Edition
- Minecraft: Xbox edition
- Batman: Arkham Knight
- Madden NFL 16
- Battlefield Hardline
- Dying Light
- Project Cars
- FIFA 15
- Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
- Dishonored: Definitive Edition
- The Last of Us: Remastered
- LittleBigPlanet 3
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