Publisher: EA Sports
Developer: EA Vancouver, EA Romania
Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch
THQ Nordic’s long-awaited sequel sold 84 percent less than Darksiders 2 in its first week.
The latest UK sales charts for the week ending December 1st are in, courtesy of Gfk Chart-Track, and FIFA 19 is still in the top spot. This is despite ample competition from Red Dead Redemption 2 and Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, which are in second and third place respectively. The football title has also seen a 39 percent drop in sales week-on-week.
According to GamesIndustry.biz, Red Dead Redemption 2 sales were down 24 percent, while Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 sales dropped by 64 percent. Overall spending in the UK during Black Friday week wasn’t too shabby, with more than one million physical games sold and £32.6 million generated in revenue. Battlefield 5 currently sits in fourth place, with sales having dropped 48 percent.
THQ Nordic’s Darksiders 3 debuted at 32nd place in the charts, selling 84 percent less than Darksiders 2 and more than 70 percent less than the first game. Keep in mind that digital sales aren’t included in the results, so overall sales could be higher. Check out GamingBolt’s review of Darksiders 3 to learn more about it.
The top ten best-selling games for the week ending December 1st in the UK are as follow: