It was a tough week for new releases, with both Just Cause 3 and Rainbow Six Siege placing outside the top 3, debuting in 4th and 6th, respectively.
Taking a closer look at those two new games, Just Cause 3’s week 1 was 46% higher than Just Cause 2. For a platform breakdown, 55% of sales were on PlayStation 4, 43% on Xbox One, and 2% on PC.
As for Rainbow Six Siege, it actually performed better on Xbox One, with 53% of sales on Microsoft’s platform, 47% on PS4, and 0% on PC.
The other new release this week, Xenoblade Chronicles X for Wii U, placed in 28th but managed to increase launch week sales 73% over the original Xenoblade Chronicles.
Here’s the top 20 selling retail games in the UK for the week ending December 5, 2015, according to GfK Chart-Track:
- FIFA 16 (down 41%)
- Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 (down 32%)
- Star Wars Battlefront (down 34%)
- Just Cause 3
- Fallout 4 (down 27%)
- Rainbow Six Siege
- Minecraft: Story Mode (up 16%)
- Grand Theft Auto V (down 20%)
- Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection (down 36%)
- WWE 2K16 (up 35%)
- Halo 5: Guardians
- Assassin’s Creed Syndicate
- LEGO Dimensions
- Rise of the Tomb Raider
- Disney Infinity 3.0
- Forza Motorsport 6
- Minecraft: Xbox Edition
- LEGO Jurassic World
- Just Dance 2016
- Need for Speed
Are you surprised by the launches of Just Cause 3 and Rainbow Six Siege?