UK Sales Chart Sees Destiny: The Taken King at #1, Sells 57% on PS4

September 21, 2015Written by Jason Dunning


The digital version of Destiny: The Taken King may have set records on PlayStation, but the retail version in the UK only managed to sell 16% of the original’s debut, though it was enough to claim #1 on the chart. For a breakdown, The Taken King sold 57% on PlayStation 4, 34% on Xbox One, 7% on Xbox 360, and 2% on PlayStation 3.

In terms of other new releases, Forza Motorsport 6 on Xbox One debuted in second, with Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 right behind it in 3rd. A little lower down the charts, Rugby League Live 3 was in 9th, while NHL 16 opened in 15th.

Here’s the top 20 selling retail games in the UK for the week ending September 19, 2015, according to GfK Chart-Track:

  1. Destiny: The Taken King
  2. Forza Motorsport 6
  3. Pro Evolution Soccer 2016
  4. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (down 54%)
  5. Mad Max (down 45%)
  6. Super Mario Maker (down 58%)
  7. Grand Theft Auto V (up 3%)
  8. Disney Infinity 3.0 (down 18%)
  9. Rugby League Live 3
  10. LEGO Jurassic World
  11. Gears of War: Ultimate Edition
  12. Minecraft: Xbox Edition
  13. Until Dawn
  14. Call of Duty: Ghosts
  15. NHL 16
  16. Minecraft: PlayStation Edition
  17. Dying Light
  18. Madden NFL 16
  19. Destiny
  20. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

Do you think FIFA 16 will set any records when it launches this week?

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