UK Sales Chart: Dark Souls 3 Sets New Franchise Record, Sells 71% of Copies on PS4

April 18, 2016 Written by Jason Dunning

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Marking the fourth Souls title overall, Dark Souls 3 debuted in 1st place in the UK, outselling Dark Souls 2’s launch by 61% to become the new franchise leader in week 1 sales. For a breakdown, Dark Souls 3 sold 71% of copies on PlayStation 4, 26% on Xbox One, and 3% on PC.

Here’s the 20 best-selling retail games in the UK for the week ending April 16, 2016, according to GfK Chart-Track:

  1. Dark Souls 3
  2. The Division (down 40%)
  3. EA Sports UFC 2 (up 64%)
  4. Quantum Break (down 64%)
  5. Dirt Rally (down 66%)
  6. Far Cry Primal
  7. FIFA 16
  8. Call of Duty: Black Ops 3
  9. Grand Theft Auto V
  10. LEGO Marvel’s Avengers
  11. Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 2
  12. Star Wars Battlefront
  13. Rainbow Six Siege
  14. LEGO Jurassic World
  15. WWE 2K16
  16. Minecraft: Xbox Edition
  17. Minecraft: Story Mode
  18. New Super Mario Bros U + Super Luigi
  19. Minecraft: PlayStation Edition
  20. Disney Infinity 3.0

How do you think Ratchet & Clank will perform when it comes to the UK this Friday? Do you think Dark Souls 3 will repeat at #1?

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