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‘Grand Theft Auto 5’ dethrones Dying Light to regain UK gaming chart top spot

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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
8. EVOLVE
9. ZOMBIE ARMY TRILOGY
10. SNIPER ELITE 3: ULTIMATE EDITION
11. DRAGON BALL XENOVERSE
12. WWE 2K15
13. TERRARIA
14. FORZA HORIZON 2
15. FAR CRY 4
16. THE CREW
17. DISNEY INFINITY 2.0
18. DESTINY
19. THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: MAJORA’S MASK 3D
20. LEGO BATMAN 3: BEYOND GOTHAM