UK Sales Chart: Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy Has a Bigger Launch Than Horizon Zero Dawn

July 3, 2017Written by Jason Dunning

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Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy for PlayStation 4 had a huge launch in the UK, finishing just ahead of Horizon Zero Dawn to become the biggest single-format physical release so far in 2017. Furthermore, the N. Sane Trilogy owns the second biggest launch overall this year in the UK, placing behind Ghost Recon Wildlands.

GfK Chart-Track adds that none of the original Crash Bandicoot games opened in 1st in the UK, and Crash Bandicoot is the 24th biggest franchise in the UK when it comes to boxed software sales from 1995 up to last week.

Looking at the other new releases last week, Micro Machines World Series opened in 2nd, Elite Dangerous debuted in 7th, The Golf Club 2 placed in 27th, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered finished in 32nd, and Valkyria Revolution was close behind in 34th.

Thanks to Crash Bandicoot, boxed games sales in the UK were up 93% week-on-week to 331,000.

Here’s the top 20 best-selling games through retail stores in the UK for the week ending July 1, 2017, according to GfK Chart-Track:

  1. Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy
  2. Micro Machines World Series
  3. Grand Theft Auto V
  4. Forza Horizon 3
  5. FIFA 17
  6. Overwatch
  7. Elite Dangerous
  8. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  9. DiRT 4
  10. Rocket League
  11. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
  12. Ghost Recon Wildlands
  13. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  14. Tekken 7
  15. Injustice 2
  16. LEGO Worlds
  17. Horizon Zero Dawn
  18. Arms
  19. WipEout Omega Collection
  20. Battlefield 1

You can read our review of Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy over here.

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