UK Sales Chart: Halo 5 Outsells Assassin’s Creed Syndicate by 50%

November 2, 2015 Written by Jason Dunning

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Only available on Xbox One, Halo 5: Guardians debuted at #1 last week, outselling Assassin’s Creed Syndicate’s week 1 and Halo: The Master Chief Collection’s week 1 by 50%.

Looking at some of the other new releases, WWE 2K16 placed in 3rd and outsold WWE 2K15’s launch by 3 to 1, Minecraft: Story Mode started its run in 5th despite only including one episode on disc, and Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition struggled in 37th.

Here’s the top 20 selling retail games in the UK for the week ending October 31, 2015, according to GfK Chart-Track:

  1. Halo 5: Guardians
  2. Assassin’s Creed Syndicate (down 39%)
  3. FIFA 16 (up 25%)
  4. WWE 2K16
  5. Minecraft: Story Mode
  6. Grand Theft Auto V
  7. Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection
  8. Watch Dogs
  9. LEGO Dimensions
  10. LEGO Jurassic World
  11. Guitar Hero Live (down 39%)
  12. Destiny: The Taken King
  13. Forza Motorsport 6
  14. Skylanders SuperChargers
  15. Call of Duty: Ghosts
  16. Minecraft: Xbox Edition
  17. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  18. Minecraft: PlayStation Edition
  19. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
  20. Rugby World Cup 2015

Do you think Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 will set any records when it launches this Friday?

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