UK Sales Chart: No Man’s Sky Sees Sony’s 2nd Biggest PS4 Launch of All-Time

August 15, 2016 Written by Jason Dunning

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Last week was all about No Man’s Sky, as it finished in 1st place on the UK chart, became Sony’s 2nd biggest PlayStation 4 launch of all-time (behind Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End), and saw the biggest ever launch for a new Sony IP on PS4. Comparing No Man’s Sky to other new IP from all publishers on PlayStation platforms, No Man’s Sky sits in 5th behind Destiny (PS4), Watch Dogs (PS4), The Getaway (PS2), and The Last of Us (PS3).

Elsewhere on the chart, Grand Theft Auto V dropped to 2nd, while Mario & Sonic: Rio 2016 Olympic Games jumped to 15th, its highest ever position, thanks to the start of the Olympic Games.

Here’s the 20 best-selling retail games in the UK for the week ending August 13, 2016, according to GfK Chart-Track:

  1. No Man’s Sky
  2. Grand Theft Auto V (down 22%)
  3. Overwatch
  4. LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  5. Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
  6. Rocket League
  7. FIFA 16
  8. Doom
  9. Call of Duty: Black Ops 3
  10. Minecraft: Xbox Edition
  11. The Division
  12. LEGO Marvel’s Avengers
  13. LEGO Jurassic World
  14. Fallout 4
  15. Mario & Sonic: Rio 2016 Olympic Games (up 12%)
  16. Rainbow Six Siege
  17. Star Wars Battlefront
  18. EA Sports UFC 2
  19. Pokemon Omega Ruby
  20. Minecraft: Story Mode

Do you think No Man’s Sky will repeat at #1 this week?

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