It was a huge debut week for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, as it became the biggest selling week 1 title of 2015 so far in the UK, outselling previous #1, Battlefield Hardline, by 53%. On top of that, the PlayStation 4 version saw 63% of total sales.
The Witcher 3 also saw a huge increase in sales from The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, outselling its predecessor’s week 1 by just 608%.
Elsewhere, Farming Simulator 15’s console launch helped it climb up to #2, Grand Theft Auto V continues to sell well in 3rd, and retailer bundles helped Bloodborne increase by 286% and jump 22 places to finish in 11th.
Here’s the top 20 selling retail games in the UK for the week ending May 23, 2015, according to GfK Chart-track:
- The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
- Farming Simulator 15
- Grand Theft Auto V (up 23%)
- FIFA 15 (up 49%)
- Project CARS (down 56%)
- Wolfenstein: The Old Blood (down 34%)
- Battlefield Hardline
- Mortal Kombat X
- Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
- Bloodborne (up 286%)
- Dying Light
- Minecraft: Xbox Edition
- Minecraft: PlayStation Edition
- Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster
- WWE 2K15
- Far Cry 4
- Halo: The Master Chief Collection
- Forza Horizon 2
How long do you expect to see The Witcher 3 at #1?