Battlefield Hardline Takes Top Spot in UK All Format Charts
Final Fantasy Type-0 HD arrives in second place.
The latest Gfk Chart-Track data is available and it covers sales for all the major UK game releases of the past week, including EA’s Battlefield: Hardline. As if the success of the open beta wasn’t enough of an indicator, the cops vs. crooks themed first person shooter debuted as the number one title across all formats in the UK. It even succeed Battlefield 4 which only debuted at second place when it began its run in November 2013.
This isn’t to say it didn’t have some tough competition. Final Fantasy Type-0 HD took second place while Mario Party 10 debuted at sixth. Resident Evil: Revelations 2’s physical release arrived at seventh place.
Meanwhile, established titles like Grand Theft Auto 5 (3rd place), Dying Light (4th place) and FIFA 15 (5th place) continue to hang on in the top ten. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare saw a slight boost in sales but is only in eigth place followed Minecraft on Xbox and PlayStation. Halo: The Master Chief Collection also saw a strong rise in sales, moving up to thirteenth place thanks to a new Xbox One bundle.