UK Sales Chart: FIFA 17 Fends Off Tomb Raider, PSVR Launch Games

October 17, 2016 Written by Jason Dunning

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Even with 13 new games entering the top 40, and a 55% drop, FIFA 17 was able to finish in first place for a third straight week. Gears of War 4 was the highest-charting new release in 2nd, with WWE 2K17 in 4th and Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration in 5th.

Looking at the PlayStation VR launch games, PlayStation VR Worlds proved to be the most popular and finished in 7th overall. Rounding out the remaining PSVR games in the top 40, there’s Until Dawn: Rush of Blood in 9th, RIGS Mechanized Combat League in 12th, EVE: Valkyrie in 20th, DriveClub VR in 23rd, Battlezone in 28th, Loading Human: Chapter 1 in 36th, and Super Stardust Ultra VR in 37th. Hustle Kings VR, meanwhile, finished just outside the top 40.

Here’s the top 20 best-selling games through retail stores in the UK for the week ending October 15, 2016, according to GfK Chart-Track:

  1. FIFA 17 (down 55%)
  2. Gears of War 4
  3. Mafia III (down 54%)
  4. WWE 2K17
  5. Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration
  6. Forza Horizon 3
  7. PlayStation VR Worlds
  8. Skylanders Imaginators
  9. Until Dawn: Rush of Blood
  10. Rocket League
  11. Grand Theft Auto V
  12. RIGS Mechanized Combat League
  13. Dragon Quest Builders
  14. Star Wars Battlefront
  15. Overwatch
  16. Minecraft: Xbox Edition
  17. Destiny: The Collection
  18. LEGO Dimensions
  19. BioShock: The Collection
  20. EVE: Valkyrie

With Battlefield 1 out this week, do you think there’s any chance FIFA 17 makes it four weeks in a row?

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