UK Sales Chart: Mass Effect Andromeda Sees the Third Biggest Launch in Franchise History
The third biggest game launch of 2017 so far (behind Ghost Recon Wildlands and Horizon Zero Dawn), Mass Effect Andromeda debuted in 1st place last week. As GfK Chart-Track adds, 55% of sales were on PlayStation 4, 41% were on Xbox One, and 4% were on PC.
Comparing Andromeda to the rest of the Mass Effect series, it saw the third biggest week 1 in franchise history (behind Mass Effect 2 and Mass Effect 3). Mass Effect 3 still holds the record for biggest launch, and Games Industry notes that ME3 sold over 33% more units in week 1 than Andromeda at retail.
Here’s the top 20 best-selling games through retail stores in the UK for the week ending March 25, 2017, according to GfK Chart-Track:
- Mass Effect Andromeda
- Ghost Recon Wildlands (down 47%)
- LEGO Worlds (down 29%)
- Horizon Zero Dawn (down 23%)
- Grand Theft Auto V
- The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (up 50%)
- FIFA 17
- Rocket League
- Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
- Forza Horizon 3
- Halo Wars 2 (up 129%)
- Battlefield 1
- For Honor
- Forza Motorsport 5
- 1-2 Switch
- Minecraft: Xbox Edition
- Rare Replay
- Resident Evil 7
- Sniper Elite 4
How do you think Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix will do this week?