‘Grand Theft Auto 5’ dethrones Dying Light to regain UK gaming chart top spot
Rockstar’s highly popular action gaming title ‘Grand Theft Auto 5’ has reclaimed its top position of the All Formats All Prices UK Video Game Chart, all thanks to the long-awaited roll-out of Online Heists which boosted its sales to an impressive 49 percent last week.
GTA V has topped the gaming chart for its eighth week in total, but it still needs to be at the top for another two weeks in order to match the GTA: Vice City’s record of being number one for ten weeks in 2002-2003.
Talking of the rest top five, Warner’s Dying Light slipped one place into second, owing to a 43 per cent drop in sales. FIFA 15 and Minecraft: Xbox Edition followed for the third and fourth positions respectively. Capcom’s DMC Definitive Edition made its chart debut at number five.
Last week’s second highest new entry was Sniper Elite 3: Ultimate Edition which debuted the charts at number ten.
Here’s the top 20 UKIE Games Chart, compiled by GfK Chart-Track, for the week ending March 14, 2015-
1. GRAND THEFT AUTO V
2. DYING LIGHT
3. FIFA 15
4. MINECRAFT: XBOX EDITION
5. DMC: DEFINITIVE EDITION
6. CALL OF DUTY: ADVANCED WARFARE
7. MINECRAFT: PLAYSTATION EDITION
9. ZOMBIE ARMY TRILOGY
10. SNIPER ELITE 3: ULTIMATE EDITION
11. DRAGON BALL XENOVERSE
12. WWE 2K15
14. FORZA HORIZON 2
15. FAR CRY 4
16. THE CREW
17. DISNEY INFINITY 2.0
19. THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: MAJORA’S MASK 3D
20. LEGO BATMAN 3: BEYOND GOTHAM