UK Sales Chart: Just Cause 3, Rainbow Six Siege Debut Outside the Top 3

December 7, 2015Written by Jason Dunning

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It was a tough week for new releases, with both Just Cause 3 and Rainbow Six Siege placing outside the top 3, debuting in 4th and 6th, respectively.

Taking a closer look at those two new games, Just Cause 3’s week 1 was 46% higher than Just Cause 2. For a platform breakdown, 55% of sales were on PlayStation 4, 43% on Xbox One, and 2% on PC.

As for Rainbow Six Siege, it actually performed better on Xbox One, with 53% of sales on Microsoft’s platform, 47% on PS4, and 0% on PC.

The other new release this week, Xenoblade Chronicles X for Wii U, placed in 28th but managed to increase launch week sales 73% over the original Xenoblade Chronicles.

Here’s the top 20 selling retail games in the UK for the week ending December 5, 2015, according to GfK Chart-Track:

  1. FIFA 16 (down 41%)
  2. Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 (down 32%)
  3. Star Wars Battlefront (down 34%)
  4. Just Cause 3
  5. Fallout 4 (down 27%)
  6. Rainbow Six Siege
  7. Minecraft: Story Mode (up 16%)
  8. Grand Theft Auto V (down 20%)
  9. Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection (down 36%)
  10. WWE 2K16 (up 35%)
  11. Halo 5: Guardians
  12. Assassin’s Creed Syndicate
  13. LEGO Dimensions
  14. Rise of the Tomb Raider
  15. Disney Infinity 3.0
  16. Forza Motorsport 6
  17. Minecraft: Xbox Edition
  18. LEGO Jurassic World
  19. Just Dance 2016
  20. Need for Speed

Are you surprised by the launches of Just Cause 3 and Rainbow Six Siege?

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