UK Sales Chart: The Lost Legacy Finally Dethrones Crash Bandicoot
After enjoying five weeks in a row at #1 on the UK chart, Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy was finally dethroned last week by Uncharted: The Lost Legacy. Compared to Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, The Lost Legacy sold less than half of last year’s title in week one/
Crash Bandicoot actually placed in 3rd last week, with F1 2017 debuting in 2nd and nearly matching the sales number of F1 2016. Other newcomers include Madden NFL 18 in 4th and The Escapists 2 in 12th, with the latter up 379% over the original’s week one.
Overall, boxed software sales were up 67% week-on-week to 316,000.
Here’s the top 13 best-selling games through retail stores in the UK for the week ending August 26, 2017, according to GfK Chart-Track (via Games Industry):
- Uncharted: The Lost Legacy
- F1 2017
- Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy
- Madden NFL 18
- Grand Theft Auto V
- Fallout 4
- Dishonored 2
- Forza Horizon 3
- Rainbow Six Siege
- Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
- The Escapists 2
- Agents of Mayhem (down 28%)
Further down the chart, Overwatch: Game of the Year Edition was in 24th after a 171% sales increase, while Minecraft: Story Mode was back on the chart in 28th thanks to the Nintendo Switch version.
Do you think Everybody’s Golf and Yakuza Kiwami will open in the top 10 this week?
[Source: Games Industry]