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News: NPD: Xbox One is Best Selling Console in US in October, While Halo 5 Tops Software Chart

NPD: Xbox One is Best Selling Console in US in October, While Halo 5 Tops Software Chart

Shot to the top

October's NPD figures are in, and they show that for the first time in quite a while, the Xbox One was the best selling console platform in the US. Hardware sales across all platforms in general were up 3% year-on-year, while reports suggest that Xbox One sold through 303,000 units to the PlayStation 4's 275,000. Halo 5: Guardians...

News: August NPDs: PlayStation 4 Rules the Roost in the US, Though Xbox One Continues to Improve

August NPDs: PlayStation 4 Rules the Roost in the US, Though Xbox One Continues to Improve

Winter is coming

August's NPD Group sales stats are in from the US and while Sony's PlayStation 4 has held firm at the top of the standings for another month, the gap has most definitely closed. In August, PlayStation 4 accounted for 46.12% of current-gen hardware sales, with Xbox One corralling 44.51%. The remaining 9.37% was charted by Nintendo's...

News: Jurassic World Holds On at Top of UK Chart, While Xbox Tears Up Individual Formats Ranking

Jurassic World Holds On at Top of UK Chart, While Xbox Tears Up Individual Formats Ranking

Surprising

LEGO Jurassic World has held on at the top of the UK All Formats chart this week, despite suffering a 14% reduction in sales week-on-week. Dying Light continues its resurgence after retailer promotions pushed it back up to number 10 last week. It climbs to number 8. It's all a bit of a standard reshuffle in the top 10 before we head into...

News: Rare Replay Takes Top Spot in UK All Formats Chart

Rare Replay Takes Top Spot in UK All Formats Chart

Score one for the team

Rare Replay has debuted on the UK All Formats Chart at the top spot this week, making a little bit of history as it did so. Indeed, it's the first Xbox One exclusive title to enter the UK Chart at the number one position. Titanfall topped the pile when it came out, but had a PC version. Every other Xbox One title to debut in...

News: Battlefield: Hardline Holds Off Bloodborne in UK All Formats Chart, Borderlands Performs Well

Battlefield: Hardline Holds Off Bloodborne in UK All Formats Chart, Borderlands Performs Well

Big old battle for the top

EA's Battlefield Hardline has held firm at the top of the UK All Formats Chart, holding off stiff competition from the rip-roaring PlayStation 4 exclusive Bloodborne. 22,500 units separates the top two spots, which is quite a chunk of sales. However, Borderlands: The Handsome Collection debuts in third place, marking...

News: Evolve Hits UK Top Spot, Sells Best on Xbox One

Evolve Hits UK Top Spot, Sells Best on Xbox One

Monstrous

The first interesting UK All Formats Chart of the year has been released, and 2k's Evolve has hit the top spot. With Nintendo's New 3DS being released last week, hopes were high that The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D would manage to beat out 2k's monster title, but that game has to settle for second place. Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate -...

News: FIFA 15 Scores Again at Top of UK Chart

FIFA 15 Scores Again at Top of UK Chart

Holds off some big attacks

EA's FIFA 15 has held on to the top spot in the UK chart for a third week, despite taking a 60% drop in sales week-on-week. The game held off strong challenges from Alien: Isolation which jumped in to second position, with Sony's disappointing DriveClub only taking the number five spot in its debut week. Forza Horizon 2...

News: Sniper Elite 3 Holds Top Spot In UK Chart

Sniper Elite 3 Holds Top Spot In UK Chart

Hold Your Fire

This week's Official UK All Formats Chart is in, and after a week with no major new releases of note, Sniper Elite 3 holds its spot atop the pile. Watch Dogs holds on in second, whilst EA Sports UFC fell out of favour somewhat, tumbling from the third spot to #7. There are no other major moves in the chart this week, with two titles...

News: Sniper Elite 3 Tops UK Sales Chart

Sniper Elite 3 Tops UK Sales Chart

Number one with a bullet.

505 Games' Sniper Elite 3 has bulleted to the top of the UK All Formats Sales Chart this week, narrowly beating out Watch Dogs and EA Sports UFC. The franchise is on the up. The first Sniper Elite only reached the number 15 spot back in 2005, and Sniper Elite 2 reached the top spot in 2012, albeit after being on the...

News: Titanfall Back To Top Spot in UK Games Chart

Titanfall Back To Top Spot in UK Games Chart

Kinect Sports Rivals misses the top ten

Titanfall was the best selling game in the UK this past week, after the release of the Xbox 360 version spiked a 220% boost in sales to push it up to the top of the pile. LEGO: The Hobbit was unable to reach the peak, debuting in the #2 position, just five places ahead of March's LEGO game of the month, The...

News: No Change at Top of UK Games Chart

No Change at Top of UK Games Chart

Titanfall holding steady at 3

There was no change this week at the upper echelons of the UK's official All Formats Sales Chart, with PS4-exclusive Infamous: Second Son holding court at the top. In second position, Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes sticks firm, whilst Titanfall holds on in third. Elsewhere, Diablo III: Reaper of Souls enters the...

News: UK Chart: Thief Tops All Formats and Xbox One Chart

UK Chart: Thief Tops All Formats and Xbox One Chart

Stolen the title.

Eidos Montreal's Thief has topped the first UK game sales chart of March, beating away tough competition from the likes of other newcomers Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare and Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2. The game reportedly demolished the week one sales of the last title in the series - Thief: Deadly Shadows - and pushed last...

News: FIFA 14 Leads First Full UK Xbox One Chart

FIFA 14 Leads First Full UK Xbox One Chart

Forza crosses the line in second

The first full GFK Chart-Track official UK Xbox One chart has been released, and it makes for interesting reading. This isn't the first chart ever though, since Call of Duty: Ghosts was released early, meaning that it was included in a chart all on its own last week (it slips to #4 today.) This is the first full...

News: Bioshock and Tomb Raider Boost UK Market

Bioshock and Tomb Raider Boost UK Market

Revenue up, sales down.

As is usually the case, the UK game industry went through a bit of a boost in March, after a quiet first two months of the year. Even with two of the main players in the console market coming into their twilight years, releases such as Tomb Raider, Bioshock Infinite, and Gears of War: Judgment helped get the cash registers...