UK Sales Chart: FIFA 17 Repeats at #1, Mafia III Debuts in 2nd

October 10, 2016 Written by Jason Dunning

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Even with a 79% drop, FIFA 17 was able to repeat at #1 in the UK. It finished just ahead of newcomer Mafia III, which sets a new franchise record after outselling Mafia II‘s launch week by nearly 59%.

As for some of the other new releases on the chart, Paper Mario: Color Splash opened in 14th, Ride 2 placed in 20th, and Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide finished in 34th.

Here’s the top 20 best-selling games through retail stores in the UK for the week ending October 8, 2016, according to GfK Chart-Track:

  1. FIFA 17 (down 79%)
  2. Mafia III
  3. Forza Horizon 3 (down 71%)
  4. Grand Theft Auto V (down 1%)
  5. Rocket League (down 18%)
  6. BioShock: The Collection (down 43%)
  7. XCOM 2 (down 40%)
  8. Pro Evolution Soccer 2017
  9. Fallout 4
  10. Minecraft: Xbox Edition
  11. Destiny: The Collection
  12. LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  13. Overwatch
  14. Paper Mario: Color Splash
  15. NBA 2K17 (down 50%)
  16. LEGO Dimensions
  17. Halo 5: Guardians
  18. Minecraft: PlayStation Edition
  19. Call of Duty: Black Ops 3
  20. Ride 2

Do you think Gears of War 4 will be able to outsell Rise of the Tomb Raider, Dragon Quest Builders, WWE 2K17, and all of the PlayStation VR launch titles this week?

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