UK Sales Chart: The Last Guardian Can’t Beat Dead Rising 4, Debuts in 7th

December 12, 2016 Written by Jason Dunning

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In the last big week of new releases at retail this year in the UK, The Last Guardian debuted in 7th overall, while Dead Rising 4 opened in 5th. Looking at the individual format chart, Dead Rising 4 for Xbox One placed in 3rd, and The Last Guardian for PlayStation 4 finished in 5th.

For comparison, Ico opened in 15th for PlayStation 2 back in 2002, and Shadow of the Colossus opened in 1st for PS2 in 2006. In terms of week one unit sales, The Last Guardian outperformed both titles.

Final Fantasy XV, meanwhile, dropped by 75% in its second week, placing in 4th.

Here’s the top 20 best-selling games through retail stores in the UK for the week ending December 10, 2016, according to GfK Chart-Track:

  1. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare (down 30%)
  2. FIFA 17 (down 55%)
  3. Battlefield 1 (down 30%)
  4. Final Fantasy XV (down 75%)
  5. Dead Rising 4
  6. Watch Dogs 2
  7. The Last Guardian
  8. Pokemon Sun
  9. Skyrim Special Edition
  10. Pokemon Moon
  11. Grand Theft Auto V
  12. Just Dance 2017
  13. Forza Horizon 3
  14. Fallout 4
  15. Rocket League
  16. Minecraft: Xbox Edition
  17. Dishonored 2
  18. Steep
  19. Super Mario Maker
  20. Titanfall 2

Were you expecting a higher debut from The Last Guardian?

[Source: GfK Chart-Track (1), (2), (3), Games Industry]