UK Sales Chart: Black Friday Week Sees PS4/XB1 Account for 86% of All Console Sales, FIFA 16 Is #1

December 1, 2015Written by Jason Dunning

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Delayed by a day due to all the added Black Friday traffic, GfK Chart-Track has revealed the latest UK sales chart, which saw software unit sales up 60% and revenue up 32% week-to-week. Compared to last year at this time though, unit sales are down 9% and revenue is down 10%.

As for consoles, year-on-year sales were up 8%, with PlayStation 4 and Xbox One accounting for 86% of all console sales (up from 75% last year). As for PS4/XB1 software, it saw the highest week ever and accounted for 74% of all software unit sales (up from 46% last year).

Looking at individual titles, FIFA 16 was back at #1 thanks to a jump of 254%, Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 was in 2nd with sales up 47%, and Star Wars Battlefront ended up in 3rd, but only fell 52% compared to launch week (the average drop is 70%).

Here’s the top 20 selling retail games in the UK for the week ending November 28, 2015, according to GfK Chart-Track:

  1. FIFA 16 (up 254%)
  2. Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 (up 47%)
  3. Star Wars Battlefront (down 52%)
  4. Fallout 4 (up 8%)
  5. Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection (up 999%)
  6. Grand Theft Auto V (up 385%)
  7. Minecraft: Story Mode
  8. Halo 5: Guardians (up 195%)
  9. Rise of the Tomb Raider
  10. Forza Motorsport 6 (up 381%)
  11. Assassin’s Creed Syndicate
  12. Disney Infinity 3.0 (up 281%)
  13. LEGO Dimensions
  14. WWE 2K16
  15. LEGO Marvel Super Heroes (up 541%)
  16. Skylanders SuperChargers
  17. LEGO Jurassic World
  18. Just Dance 2016
  19. Minecraft: Xbox Edition
  20. Guitar Hero Live

Which game do you think will debut higher on the chart: Just Cause 3 or Rainbow Six Siege?

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