Super Smash Bros, Forza Horizon, Fifa 15 and more on the UK software charts this week.
Wow...Horizon 2 beat out Smash?? That's unexpected, really.
The xbox one version yes but not x360 version.
Indeed, FH2 is the top exclusive, and considering the smaller install base, well done. Not surprising as the scores for this are really good.
I really hope it sells very well because in my opinion, FH2 is the most fun i have had in a racing game since PGR3, 9 years ago. The game is simply amazing.
Indeed, I went into it expecting a bit of fun and was blown away by it! It's so vibrant and when you're racing off road drifting through fields with the sun glaring you just feel awesome!
The UK is the exact opposite of Japan, where consoles dominate and handhelds just get by. The 3DS has a bigger install base, but the fact is that UK gamers are console gamers first, so it's not too surprising. As huge as something like Pokemon is, it only launched to just over 150k units in the UK.
its very shocking. Forza H2 is on Xbox One with a low userbase whereas Smash Bros is not only on a handheld with over 45 million but its one of if not the biggest exclusive Nintendo has.
5 million plus and shipped was in April 2014, Microsoft has not said anything since, and it has to be higher now the userbase is growing. Please don't say Playstation has a larger userbase guys we know that. Forza Horizon got great review scores and the demo was impressive, so its not surprising people bought in the UK In regards to Fifa 15 well is that not prove more people are still using the 360 to play the big titles. Still lot of x box users not gone next gen yet. Metro looked at the statistics for Fifa 15 and it was roughly 34% each for the PS4 and 360, that's startling if you think about it.
@spacedelete It's UK only, and 3DS only has 2.5m user base there, XBO only has 700k. But like I said earlier, the UK are the exact opposite of Japan where they buy home consoles, and handhelds just get by, Smash is huge, but Pokemon is bigger and it only did 150k in the UK at launch.
Smash Bros WiiU will be the bigger seller not many want it on 3DS..
That is surprising, but Forza Horizon 2 is a kick ass game. Saying it's my favorite racing game ever sells it short... it's one of my favorite games ever, and IMO, the xb1 version is the best game of the current gen so far.
I didn't even want it. Then the demo came. Now I can't stop playing it.
@system22 I'm the same. I skipped fh1, and now I feel like I might have missed a gem. The fh2 demo blew me away, and lead me to buy my first racing game since pgr4
skate 3 still selling wow. are bundles included because every shop seems to be doing the fifa bundle on ps4,xb1
A man is still pissed that Smash for 3DS coming out now and Smash for WiiU isn't coming out till Nov 21 possibly. That's just terrible! The 3DS version is infinitely less appealing the game is better with 4 players on a big screen! Why not release it sooner and give a man more time with it instead of releasing JUST before BF!?
Damn YEAH go on the Shadow of Mordor, very well deserved! Here is hoping for a sequel!
I'll second that. Based on the reception it's recieved they'd be crazy not to turn it into a franchise.
Fully agree, No idea why people would disagree, probably just fanboys?
Why do people start worrying about sequels when a game JUST came out (or even before it comes out sometimes nowadays)? Just enjoy it and if a sequel comes then great but that's a thing to think about at E3 or something. Just enjoy the moment please!
Always surprised me Second Son never hung in the charts longer. If they do a another I hope they bring back Cole.
Yep especially since Titanfall is still in the charts and they both came out at the same time and PS4 has a larger install base.
Infamous has zero replay value. as a PS4 owner i haven't picked it up as i'm not wasting money on short games with no replay value. it will be free on PlayStation plus soon enough anyway once they start giving AAA games.
Thing is marketing wise Titanfall had a massive marketing budget so even after it came out people still remember it unlike infamous. Most people never really heard of the first 2. Also titanfall a shooter there HUGE in UK just like the US. Its why its MS second home.
I'm not really surprised. Great game, but it wasn't high on content, especially by open-world standards. Simply renting it or buying it used could get you a pretty full experience without paying msrp.
No no no. Cinematic games, even open world ones, are always highly replayable. A man only keeps certain games that he knows he can go back to once a year at least and enjoy the ride again. That is why Infamous SS has made its way into that exclusive club (most are re-sold on ebay). It's like enjoying a great movie a second time. You know the end but the ride is as enjoyable as ever.
@jaqen What are you talking about? Compared to other open world games, infamous ss is disappointingly lacking in reasons to spend more than 20hrs on it.
wow looks like ukers still dont want to give up their 360s
Yea, it's looking like these guys not giving it up. where majority of ps3 owners moved on to ps4
Xbox had a bigger install base in the UK. Many Xbox owners are upgrading to ps4. Salty?
No NHL15? Bizarre, wasn't expecting record numbers but when Resident Evil 4 sells more than a game that's been out for less that 4 weeks there's clearly something not quite right. Edit: Hold up, is that RE6!?
this is the uk why would nhl do well?
I would expect a new game on a new platform to do better than a game that released 3 years ago, wouldn't you?
not nhl, I dont think I have once met an nhl fan in england , not saying there arent any at all but they would have to be rare.
We don't really care much for hockey in the UK, especially a mediocre game based on hockey. It shouldn't be a surprise at all really.
xbox one version of FIFA 15 behind PS3, PS4 and x360 versions despite bundles and exclusive marketing.
Fifa on PS4 was bundled too for the same price as the Xbox One version. Also, the rest of the chart shows that UK gamers are still playing on 360 and PS3 alot. Add to this that more people already own a PS4, and that is why the X1 version did not sell as well as the other versions. Still, great to see FH2 being the top selling exclusive. Well done MS.
The Xbox One Fifa 15 bundles all came with a download code for the game so will not be counted in Chart Track/GFK numbers which only counts physical copies of games. The PS4 version on the other-hand that retailers were offering as a bundle were physical disks. PS4 bundle http://www.amazon.co.uk/Son... Xbox One bundle http://www.amazon.co.uk/Xbo...
very happy see Mordor up there. Well done gamers for supporting a new IP :D
01 (01) FIFA 15 (ELECTRONIC ARTS) - 302,866 / 1,312,419 (-70%) Xbox 360 - 99,946 / 402,812 (-67%) PlayStation 4 - 84,802 / 407,859 (-74%) PlayStation 3 - 63,302 / 214,735 (-58%) Xbox One - 51,487 / 272,589 (-77%) http://www.neogaf.com/forum... 135k difference between PS4 and xbox one version
Among those that bought physical disks... yes. Downloaded and bundled in digital versions arent tracked. Either way.... who cares?
But the list excludes the Xbox one digital bundles, and includes the ps4 physical bundles... So the numbers are skewed...
Resident Evil 6 is doing great, congratulations for Capcom and this masterpiece.
WOW, Destiny really sunk.
Congrats to Playground, Turn 10, and MS on the success of Forza Horizon 2.
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