UK Sales Chart: Persona 5 Sees “By Far” the Biggest Launch in Franchise History
Seeing “by far the biggest launch for a Persona title,” and the first ever #1 for Atlus, Persona 5 for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 debuted at the top of the UK chart last week. It also becomes the first JRPG to open in 1st place since Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch in Week 5 of 2013.
Looking at some of the other new releases, Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition placed in 23rd, Yo-kay Watch 2: Bony Spirits was in 36th (Fleshy Souls didn’t make the top 40), and LEGO City Undercover re-entered the chart in 8th, with sales up 999% thanks to the new PS4, Xbox One, and Switch versions. Back in 2013, the Wii U version of LEGO City Undercover debuted in 12th.
Here’s the top 20 best-selling games through retail stores in the UK for the week ending April 8, 2017, according to GfK Chart-Track:
- Persona 5
- Ghost Recon Wildlands
- LEGO Worlds
- Grand Theft Auto V
- Mass Effect Andromeda (down 53%)
- FIFA 17
- The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
- LEGO City Undercover (up 999%)
- Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
- Rocket League
- Horizon Zero Dawn
- WWE 2K17 (up 105%)
- Battlefield 1
- Forza Horizon 3
- Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix
- For Honor
- 1-2 Switch
- Destiny: The Collection
- Watch Dogs 2
Where do you think Yooka-Laylee will debut on the chart this week?