Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End Takes No.1 Spot In Weekly Charts, Most Successful Launch in Series History

Nathan Drake’s swansong, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End makes its debut at No.1 in the UK Weekly All Format Charts, becoming the most successful launch in series history in the process. In terms of debut week sales for the popular Uncharted series, PlayStation 4 Exclusive, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End is by far the most successful launch ever, beating previous title, Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception first week sales by 66%.

id Software’s reboot of classic 1993 shooter, DOOM makes a strong debut at No.2, despite releasing this past Friday on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC. It’s the first outing in the brutally bloody series to release on the current generation consoles – PS4 and Xbox One, with sales up 67% on previous title, Doom 3.

Call of Duty: Black Ops III drops to No.3 to make way for the new releases while a strong increase in sales for Star Wars Battlefront see’s it climb back into the top 10 after a two-week absence.

1 UNCHARTED 4: A THIEF’S END SONY COMPUTER ENT.
2 DOOM BETHESDA SOFTWORKS
3 CALL OF DUTY: BLACK OPS III ACTIVISION 2
4 RATCHET & CLANK SONY COMPUTER ENT. 3
5 TOM CLANCY’S THE DIVISION UBISOFT 5
6 FAR CRY PRIMAL UBISOFT 6
7 GRAND THEFT AUTO V ROCKSTAR 4
8 FIFA 16 EA SPORTS 10
9 LEGO MARVEL AVENGERS WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE 7
10 STAR WARS BATTLEFRONT EA GAMES 12
11 EA SPORTS UFC 2 EA SPORTS 9
12 BATTLEBORN 2K 1
13 DARK SOULS III BANDAI NAMCO ENTERTAINMENT 8
14 FALLOUT 4 BETHESDA SOFTWORKS
15 HALO 5: GUARDIANS MICROSOFT 19
16 FORZA MOTORSPORT 6 MICROSOFT 19
17 LEGO JURASSIC WORLD WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE 11
18 THE WITCHER III: WILD HUNT BANDAI NAMCO ENTERTAINMENT 17
19 MINECRAFT: XBOX EDITION MICROSOFT 16
20 UEFA EURO 2016 PRO EVOLUTION SOCCER KONAMI 20

Leisure software charts compiled by Chart Track, (C)2016 UKIE Ltd

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  • datdude

    Congrats to the team at Naughty Dog…very well deserved. The game is phenomenal. Also good to see Ratchet and Clank continuing to show good sales.

  • dead fanboy

    Three Xbox One exclusives in the top 20 congratulations Microsoft as well. Halo 5, Forza Motorsport 6, and Minecraft Xbox One edition. In America Quantum Break, Minecraft Xbox One edition, Halo 5, and Gears of War ultimate edition are in the top 20 in the charts.

  • not a surprise…this game is awesome.