UK Sales Chart: LEGO Star Wars Opens at #1, Star Ocean Debuts in 6th

July 4, 2016Written by Jason Dunning

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The 9th different LEGO game to debut at #1, LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens topped the UK chart last week, finishing ahead of FIFA 16 and Overwatch.

For LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens, it saw the 4th biggest LEGO launch of all time (behind Indiana Jones, Marvel Super Heroes, and Batman), as well as the 4th biggest Star Wars launch of all time (behind Battlefront, The Force Unleashed, and Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith).

As for some other new releases, Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness opened in 6th, with 7 Days to Die in 9th. Outside the top 10, The Technomancer placed in 13th, with Minecraft: Wii U Edition in 18th.

Here’s the 20 best-selling retail games in the UK for the week ending July 2, 2016, according to GfK Chart-Track:

  1. LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  2. FIFA 16 (up 17%)
  3. Overwatch (up 9%)
  4. Doom (down 17%)
  5. Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End (down 19%)
  6. Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness
  7. Rocket League (up 20%)
  8. Grand Theft Auto V
  9. 7 Days to Die
  10. The Division (up 72%)
  11. Ratchet & Clank
  12. Call of Duty: Black Ops 3
  13. The Technomancer
  14. EA Sports UFC 2 (up 93%)
  15. Star Wars Battlefront
  16. Minecraft: Xbox Edition
  17. LEGO Marvel’s Avengers
  18. Minecraft: Wii U Edition
  19. UEFA Euro 2016 Pro Evolution Soccer
  20. Destiny: The Taken King

Do you think Carmageddon will be able to dethrone LEGO Star Wars?

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