UK Sales Chart: Fallout 4 Is the 3rd Biggest Launch of 2015, Sells Majority of Copies on PS4

November 16, 2015 Written by Jason Dunning

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Placing behind FIFA 16 and Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, Fallout 4 became the third biggest launch of 2015 so far in terms of unit sales when it released last week on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

GfK Chart-Track adds that Fallout 4’s week 1 was 213% up on Fallout: New Vegas, which was the previous franchise record holder for best debut. Additionally, 53% of copies were sold on PS4, 41% on Xbox One, and 6% on PC.

Elsewhere on the chart, Rise of the Tomb Raider debuted in 4th, with 85% of sales on Xbox One and 15% on Xbox 360, Football Manager 2016 placed in 7th, and StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void was outside the top 20 in 23rd.

Here’s the top 20 selling retail games in the UK for the week ending November 14, 2015, according to GfK Chart-Track:

  1. Fallout 4
  2. Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 (down 57%)
  3. FIFA 16 (up 10%)
  4. Rise of the Tomb Raider
  5. Minecraft: Story Mode (up 6%)
  6. Need for Speed (62%)
  7. Football Manager 2016
  8. LEGO Dimensions (up 49%)
  9. Assassin’s Creed Syndicate (down 39%)
  10. Halo 5: Guardians (down 50%)
  11. WWE 2K16
  12. Grand Theft Auto V
  13. LEGO Jurassic World
  14. Minecraft: Xbox Edition
  15. Call of Duty: Ghosts
  16. Guitar Hero Live
  17. Disney Infinity 3.0
  18. Minecraft: PlayStation Edition
  19. Gears of War: Ultimate Edition
  20. Skylanders SuperChargers

Do you think Star Wars Battlefront will set any records when it launches this week?

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