PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds took simply 48 hours to promote over 1 million copies, as Call Of Duty turns into the number one retail sport at Christmas.
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Call Of Duty has been formally named as the UK Christmas number one for 2017, which is no marvel as it’s been sitting on the most sensible spot now for seven weeks in a row.
It’s additionally the fourth 12 months in a row that the sport has been the all codecs number one, equalling the file of EA’s FIFA collection. Both franchises additionally declare 8 non-consecutive number ones every.
But the ones effects most effective take account of retail sales, no longer virtual, the place it’s been published that PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (aka PUBG) has been downloaded over 1 million instances in simply 48 hours.
The sport is being given away loose with the Xbox One X in lots of areas, besides it’s an enormous success. Even if it’s no longer a stunning one given the good fortune of the PC model.
There’s a retail model of the sport, labelled the ‘Game Preview Edition’, and that controlled to get to number two within the particular person codecs chart. Which implies that general PUBG might neatly have rivalled Call Of Duty for the highest spot, in spite of being a layout unique.
Elsewhere within the retail charts, Chart-Track reviews that Star Wars: Battlefront II noticed a surge in sales following the discharge of the brand new film. Although the remaining record used to be that the sport has offered 2.five million lower than anticipated, because of the talk over its loot field machine.
Assassin’s Creed Origins additionally noticed a final minute surge in sales, as did WWE 2K18 because of the belated unlock of its Switch model.
There used to be additionally one new access within the charts this week, with Okami HD sneaking in at number 37 within the all codecs, with the PlayStation four model achieving number 35 in particular person codecs charts. Which nearly turns out like a Christmas miracle in itself.
UK particular person codecs chart – 16 December
1 (1) Call Of Duty: WWII (PS4)
2 (-) PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Game Preview Edition (XO)
three (2) Call Of Duty: WWII (XO)
four (three) FIFA 18 (PS4)
five (four) Star Wars: Battlefront II (PS4)
6 (10)Star Wars: Battlefront II (XO)
7 (five) Super Mario Odyssey (NS)
eight (7) FIFA 18 (XO)
nine (12) Assassin’s Creed Origins (PS4)
10(nine) Assassin’s Creed Origins (XO)
UK all codecs chart – 16 December
1 (1) Call Of Duty: WWII (PS4/XO/PC)
2 (2) FIFA 18 (PS4/XO/NS/360/PS3)
three (three) Star Wars: Battlefront II (PS4/XO/PC)
four (-) PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Game Preview Edition (XO)
five (five) Assassin’s Creed Origins (PS4/XO)
6 (four) Super Mario Odyssey (NS)
7 (6) Grand Theft Auto V (PS4/XO/360/PS3/PC)
eight (eight) WWE 2K18 (PS4/XO/NS)
nine (7) Mario Kart eight Deluxe (NS)
10(13)Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy (PS4)
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