UK Sales Chart: Far Cry Primal Outperforms Garden Warfare 2 to Debut in 1st

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Marking just the second 2016 new release to debut at #1, Far Cry Primal finished at the top of the charts last week, while Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 was pushed down to 4th.

Other highlights from the week include Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 2 debuting in 2nd (sales were up 31% compared to Garden Warfare’s first week on Xbox in 2014), Street Fighter V dropping by 78% and finishing in 10th, Knack moving up to 25th, and Deadpool jumping 11 spots to 28th.

Here’s the 20 best-selling retail games in the UK for the week ending February 27, 2016, according to GfK Chart-Track:

  1. Far Cry Primal
  2. Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 2
  3. FIFA 16 (down 38%)
  4. Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 (down 51%)
  5. Grand Theft Auto V
  6. LEGO Marvel’s Avengers
  7. Star Wars Battlefront
  8. Fallout 4
  9. Rainbow Six Siege
  10. Street Fighter V (down 78%)
  11. Minecraft: Story Mode
  12. Bravely Second: End Layer
  13. Assassin’s Creed Syndicate
  14. Forza Motorsport 6
  15. Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon
  16. Minecraft: Xbox Edition
  17. LEGO Jurassic World
  18. Just Cause 3
  19. WWE 2K16
  20. Minecraft: PlayStation Edition

Which new release do you think will chart higher: Mortal Kombat XL or The Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls Collection?

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