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S.P.E.C.I.A.L Launch For Fallout - UK Charts

The data-crunching firm GFK Chart-Track delivered its weekly sales chart for the UK market, showcasing a triumph for Fallout 4, that pushes Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 off its throne. The Xbox One version of Rise of the Tomb Raider also has a solid debut.

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Aloy-Boyfriend1094d ago

Long live single player games

DarkOcelet1094d ago

You can never underestimate the power of Single Player games. They are just amazing!

TwoForce1094d ago (Edited 1094d ago )

Single Player games are always a strong point. Don't you agree, my friend ?

christocolus1094d ago

@Dark

Agreed.Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver remains one of the best single player games i've ever experienced.

MightyNoX1094d ago Show
christocolus1094d ago (Edited 1094d ago )

@Mighty

And........who is Christopher?? anyways you clearly love to troll and go offtopic. Learn to make more mature and reasonable comments...stay on topic too.You dont loose bubbles that way. ok?

Livecustoms1094d ago

The power of the UK market as well ;)

jb2271094d ago

No doubt. SP is literally all I play, and it's been a little disconcerting seeing so many games move over to a mp only release, but hopefully high sales of this year's sp releases will make devs think twice about putting all of their eggs into the mp basket. Also really hoping we see fewer open worlds & a few more focused linear type titles. Open worlds can be great fun coming from the right devs, but they are way too pervasive now so we end up w/ a smaller percentage of open world games done right. Seems like 2016 will be a great year for more narrative focused sp games, possibly even besting 2015 w/ games like QB, UC4, R&C, & TLG.

_-EDMIX-_1093d ago

Good games are "amazing". Period. Regardless of genre ,amazing game will get notice regardless of genre. Great games come in all shapes and forms.

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showtimefolks1094d ago

I am a single player gamer mostly, 2015 has been great so far for single player games

Bloodborne
The order 1886
Batman
Mad max
Mgs 5
Fallout 4
Tomb raider
Assassin creed syndicate

And so many others

christocolus1094d ago (Edited 1094d ago )

You forgot Until Dawn. I love the experience from amazing singe player games.i watched my cousin play UD last night and it looked really fun. I think i'll end up getting a copy for myself.

Livecustoms1094d ago

take order 1886 out of it and thats a good list.

showtimefolks1093d ago

christocolus

lol that's why i said many more. i am planning to pick up until dawn for 30 on black friday. many have told me to try it so can't wait to experience it for myself

even 2016 is shaping up to be a huge single player games year

dues ex
uncharted 4
quantum break
crackdown
horizon
FF15
the last guardain
no man sky
persona 5

and many many more

_-EDMIX-_1093d ago

Stop trolling this single player thing bud. Its been a great year for all game genres. I don't even know if I can define single player as even a genre as playing by yourself can be done on many, many different games.

All game types did well this year, no need to keep trying to single out single player (no pun intended)

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candystop1094d ago (Edited 1094d ago )

I absolutely love single player games but prefer X1 because I get the best of both worlds.

Edit below: Sure you can but one will always offer a better experience.

MRMagoo1231094d ago

What's that even mean ? I can say the same thing about ps4.

slappy5081094d ago

Lol contrary to popular belief, you can run multiplayer games on PSN

SniperControl1094d ago

@candy

"Sure you can but one will always offer a better experience"

Urmmm, no, i can definitely tell you, that it's not my experience.

Ocsta1094d ago

Yes, Ps4 sure will. Thanks for clearing that up ;)

killer_goat1094d ago

Yeah ps4 will give the better experience. Thanks for clearing that up.

showtimefolks1093d ago

candystop

ok while that's your preference, i hope you do know that PlayStation brand is known for it's single players games. on xbox360 the 3 main games were all MP focused

halo
gears
forza

fable was single player but it was never treated by ms as a true AAA ip

so far this gen sony has more single player exclusives than anyone

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Bigpappy1094d ago

That is really impressive for Tomb Raider to Debut at #4 in the all formats chart. Competing for cash with games like FO4, COD, Halo and FIFA I thought it would do OK, but it seems to be doing much better than ok.

DarkOcelet1094d ago

Honestly, i didn't expect ROTR that high on the list among those other games.

Also i didn't expect Halo 5 to drop to NO.10 so quickly.

PistolsAtDawn1094d ago

What's crazy to me is that UC Collection dropped WAYYYY down even though it's been less than a month, and Gear of War and COD GHOSTS!!!! Sold more than it by a lot. It's like that game came and went and nobody knew, despite a console price drop. As far as Halo...for last week dropping to 10 isn't a huge surprise...actually still being in the top 10 is a surprise...it's a console exclusive, came out 3 weeks ago...and is probably gonna get another bump on black Friday. I'm happy about RotTR getting some love though...AMAZING game.

jon_snow1094d ago

63,000 is very less for ROTR compared to 650,000 for TR in U.K week 1 and 250,000 for TR remaster U.K week 1.

It sold less than 10% of 1st sale of original in U.K sale which is very bad.

sullynathan1094d ago

Tomb Raider is one of the best selling and most iconic series in video game history. I expected it to be that high.

butchertroll1094d ago (Edited 1094d ago )

Rise Of The Tomb Raider BOMBED! All because MS and SE deal. Congrats, you killed Lara!

Upper number is 56 700 copies :

http://m.neogaf.com/showpos...

@jon_snow

It's worse

Ezz20131094d ago (Edited 1094d ago )

@PistolsAtDawn

So let me understand that logic of yours
You are saying
it's crazy to you that Uncharted collection (Console exclusive/remaster that already most people played on ps3) dropped in the UK charts after a MONTH

But it's OK for Halo 5(a console exclusive/new game) to drop even faster after 2 weeks because it's (console exclusive) ?! 0_o

CD are not happy with ROTR numbers and
Microsoft are not happy with Halo 5 numbers that's why they never post them and only post *revenue*
which is not the same thing as *profit* just to act like everything is good.

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IIFloodyII1094d ago

It sold 56,000-63,000 (360 & XB1 combined) units, it's far from impressive, if anything it flopped hard.

DarkOcelet1094d ago

I thought 63k from XB1 only.

Damn! That is not good at all.

jon_snow1094d ago

Square Enix was complaining original TR didn't sell well even though it had overall sell of 5 million both TR and TR remaster. Can't wait to hear their statement now. With less than 10% of week one sale in U.K this game would be lucky to reach half a million.
For Comparison sake
Original tomb raider world wide sale week 1 crossed 1.5 million. Let see how ROTR does i predict worldwide week 1 of just 150 thousand(10% of original).

MasterCornholio1094d ago

I thought it was good until I saw the sales for the previous game

That's pretty bad then.

NovaCorps1093d ago

good for them
next time they should think before making it exclusive

glad that ms and CD are now hitting their head through a wall

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FallenAngel19841094d ago

I'm certain that globally Fallout 4 will sell better on PS4 than on XO.

ChronicPsycho1094d ago

Selling better? You kidding? Ps4 version is going to murder XO version globally, and bethesda is more associated with xbox. Hilarious really. Same was the case with witcher 3, there was no witcher game on playstation platforms prior to witcher 3, and ps4 version of W3 ended up killing xbone version by a huge margin every where.

demonddel1094d ago

Where did you read that I'm just curious

Uglyday1094d ago

The install base of ps4 vs. X1 would say so but that also makes your prediction bland.

NotAFanboyyy1094d ago

You are really going out on a limb there...