UK Sales Chart: Black Ops 3 is the Christmas #1

December 21, 2015 Written by Jason Dunning

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The sixth Call of Duty game to win the Christmas #1, Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 defeated Star Wars Battlefront and FIFA 16 to claim this year’s honor, rising 33% in sales to do so.

Elsewhere on the chart, Assassin’s Creed Syndicate placed in 6th, which is the first time an Ubisoft title has finished outside the top five in a Christmas Chart week since 2008. Just Cause 3, meanwhile, fell one place to 7th, but sales held steady with a 0% shift.

Here’s the top 20 selling retail games in the UK for the week ending December 19, 2015, according to GfK Chart-Track:

  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 (up 33%)
  2. Star Wars Battlefront (up 20%)
  3. FIFA 16 (up 24%)
  4. Fallout 4 (up 44%)
  5. Minecraft: Story Mode (up 11%)
  6. Assassin’s Creed Syndicate (up 20%)
  7. Just Cause 3 (0%)
  8. Grand Theft Auto V (up 21%)
  9. Rainbow Six Siege (down 2%)
  10. Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection (up 10%)
  11. WWE 2K16
  12. Just Dance 2016
  13. Halo 5: Guardians
  14. Forza Motorsport 6
  15. Rise of the Tomb Raider
  16. LEGO Jurassic World
  17. LEGO Dimensions
  18. Need for Speed
  19. Minecraft: Xbox Edition
  20. Football Manager 2016

Are you surprised that Call of Duty won the Christmas Chart?

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