UK Sales Chart: Ghost Recon Wildlands Has the Biggest Launch of 2017 So Far

March 13, 2017 Written by Jason Dunning

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Enjoying the biggest launch week of any game released in 2017 so far – dethroning Horizon Zero Dawn – Ghost Recon Wildlands debuted in first place last week. Compared to other Tom Clancy games, Wildlands had the second biggest launch week in franchise history, behind only The Division (which still holds the record for biggest Q1 launch in the UK).

Looking at the other new releases, LEGO Worlds placed in 3rd, with NieR: Automata in 6th and Mario Sports Superstars for Nintendo 3DS in 37th.

Here’s the top 20 best-selling games through retail stores in the UK for the week ending March 11, 2017, according to GfK Chart-Track:

  1. Ghost Recon Wildlands
  2. Horizon Zero Dawn (down 60%)
  3. LEGO Worlds
  4. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (down 70%)
  5. Grand Theft Auto V
  6. NieR: Automata
  7. FIFA 17
  8. Rocket League
  9. 1-2 Switch
  10. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
  11. For Honor
  12. Minecraft: Xbox Edition
  13. Resident Evil 7
  14. Sniper Elite 4
  15. Forza Horizon 3
  16. Hitman: The Complete First Season
  17. Battlefield 1
  18. Overwatch
  19. WWE 2K17
  20. Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Do you think Mass Effect Andromeda will see the biggest launch of 2017 when it releases next week?

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