UK Sales Chart: F1 2016 Takes #1, No Man’s Sky Drops By Over 80%

August 22, 2016 Written by Jason Dunning

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With No Man’s Sky falling by 81% in its second week, F1 2016 was able to take first place on the UK chart last week. It wasn’t all good news for F1 2016 though, as sales were down 32% compared to F1 2015.

Ahead of a big week for new releases, some older games were able to get a lift thanks to retailer promotions, including LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens (up 13%) and Mirror’s Edge Catalyst (up 90%, moving from 40th to 27th).

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

  1. F1 2016
  2. No Man’s Sky (down 81%)
  3. LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens (up 13%)
  4. Overwatch
  5. Grand Theft Auto V
  6. Rocket League
  7. FIFA 16
  8. Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
  9. Doom
  10. Minecraft: Xbox Edition
  11. Call of Duty: Black Ops 3
  12. LEGO Marvel’s Avengers
  13. Fallout 4
  14. LEGO Jurassic World
  15. Star Wars Battlefront
  16. Mario & Sonic: Rio 2016 Olympic Games
  17. New Super Mario Bros 2
  18. Minecraft: Story Mode
  19. Homefront: The Revolution
  20. Rainbow Six Siege

Do you think Deus Ex: Mankind Divided will win this week?

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