UK Sales Chart: Metal Gear Solid V Withstands Massive Drop to Stay #1, Tearaway Unfolded Disappoints

September 14, 2015 Written by Jason Dunning

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Despite dropping 78% over week 1, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain was able to claim first place for a second straight week. For comparison, the average week 1 to week 2 decline for the other Top 10 biggest launches so far this year (which includes Mad Max) is 67%.

Looking at the new releases, Super Mario Maker was strong in 2nd place and had the 4th best launch for a Wii U title (behind Mario Kart 8, Super Smash Bros, and Nintendo Land), while Sony’s Tearaway Unfolded debuted in 33rd, finishing behind Far Cry 4 in the chart.

Here’s the top 20 selling retail games in the UK for the week ending September 12, 2015, according to GfK Chart-Track:

  1. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (down 78%)
  2. Super Mario Maker
  3. Mad Max (down 66%)
  4. Disney Infinity 3.0 (down 42%)
  5. Until Dawn (down 51%)
  6. Gears of War: Ultimate Edition (down 58%)
  7. Grand Theft Auto V
  8. LEGO Jurassic World
  9. Minecraft: Xbox Edition
  10. Minecraft: PlayStation Edition
  11. The Elder Scrolls Online
  12. Dying Light
  13. Batman: Arkham Knight
  14. Madden NFL 16
  15. Destiny
  16. Battlefield Hardline
  17. FIFA 15
  18. Skylanders Trap Team
  19. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
  20. F1 2015

Where do you think Destiny: The Taken King Legendary Edition will end up on the chart this week?

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