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UK Charts: Grand Theft Auto V Is Number One

by on September 23, 2013
 

In the biggest release of the year so far – if not the console generation – Grand Theft Auto V has rocketed straight to the top of the UK games charts, becoming the fast-selling Grand Theft Auto game ever in the process. This is of course of no surprise to anyone, but the sales figures for the game have been impressive nonetheless.

Understandably, the sales of other titles suffered last week, but Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 did manage to make its way into the second spot – albeit quite far behind GTA in terms of sales. Strangely, The Last of Us made a surge up the charts, reaching third spot, all the way from down in twenty-fifth the week before.

The rest of the chart remained largely unchanged, although Farming Simulator 2013 – a favourite of our News Editor Colm Ahern – has managed to sneak into the bottom end of the list. See the full chart below:

LW – Last Week

TW – This Week

LW

TW

TITLE AGE RATING PUBLISHER

1

GRAND THEFT AUTO V PEGI 18+ TAKE 2

2

PRO EVOLUTION SOCCER 2014 PEGI 3+ KONAMI

25

3

THE LAST OF US PEGI 18+ SONY COMPUTER ENT.

1

4

SAINTS ROW IV PEGI 18+ KOCH MEDIA

4

5

TOM CLANCY’S SPLINTER CELL: BLACKLIST PEGI 18+ UBISOFT

6

6

MINECRAFT: XBOX 360 EDITION PEGI 7+ MICROSOFT

3

7

DIABLO III PEGI 16+ ACTIVISION BLIZZARD

5

8

DISNEY INFINITY PEGI 7+ DISNEY INTERACTIVE STUDIOS

9

ALIENS: COLONIAL MARINES PEGI 18+ SEGA

2

10

KINGDOM HEARTS HD 1.5 REMIX PEGI 12+ SQUARE ENIX EUROPE

8

11

LEGO BATMAN 2: DC SUPER HEROES PEGI 7+ WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE

19

12

CALL OF DUTY: BLACK OPS II PEGI 18+ ACTIVISION BLIZZARD

20

13

GRAND THEFT AUTO IV BBFC 18+ TAKE 2

9

14

LEGO THE LORD OF THE RINGS PEGI 12+ WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE

12

15

MAX PAYNE 3 BBFC 18+ TAKE 2

13

16

RAYMAN LEGENDS PEGI 7+ UBISOFT

17

17

NEED FOR SPEED MOST WANTED PEGI 7+ ELECTRONIC ARTS

23

18

FARMING SIMULATOR 2013 PEGI 3+ KOCH MEDIA

7

19

PAYDAY 2 PEGI 18+ 505 GAMES

20

HARVEST MOON 3D: A NEW BEGINNING PEGI 3+ PQUBE

Ukie Games Charts©, compiled by GfK Chart-Track

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