UK Sales Chart: FIFA 17 Breaks Franchise Record, Sells Majority on PS4

October 3, 2016 Written by Jason Dunning

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In what is likely the first of many #1 finishes to come, FIFA 17 debuted atop the chart last week in the UK, narrowly besting FIFA 13 for the highest week one sales in franchise history and topping FIFA 16’s launch by 16%. As GfK Chart-Track adds, despite the Xbox One S bundles, FIFA 17 sold 53% of its copies on PlayStation 4. The Xbox One version accounted for over 40% of sales, while the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions combined for 6% of the total sales.

Elsewhere on the chart, Forza Horizon 3 debuted in 2nd and outsold Forza Horizon 2 by 12%. Thanks to retailer promotions, LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens rose by 127%, while Super Mario 3D World jumped 999% thanks to a price drop.

Here’s the top 20 best-selling games through retail stores in the UK for the week ending October 1, 2016, according to GfK Chart-Track:

  1. FIFA 17
  2. Forza Horizon 3
  3. LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens (up 127%)
  4. BioShock: The Collection (down 43%)
  5. XCOM 2
  6. PES 2017
  7. Destiny: The Collection (down 24%)
  8. Rocket League
  9. NBA 2K17
  10. Grand Theft Auto V
  11. Overwatch
  12. Minecraft: Xbox Edition
  13. Fallout 4
  14. Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
  15. Call of Duty: Black Ops 3
  16. Star Wars Battlefront
  17. No Man’s Sky
  18. Batman: The Telltale Series
  19. Ratchet & Clank
  20. F1 2016

Do you think Mafia III will be able to debut at #1?

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