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For Honor Takes Top Spot in UK Video Game Sales Charts

For Honor has claimed top spot in the UK Video Game Charts this week following a strong sales performance since its release on February 14th.

Ubisoft’s fighting game beat the likes of Sniper Elite 4 and Grand Theft Auto V to number one and is Ubisoft’s first chart topping game since The Division which released in March 2016. Watch Dogs 2 is the company’s only other title in the top ten as it takes this week’s tenth spot.

According to Chart-Track, which only tracks physical sales, For Honor is the biggest new IP to launch since No Man’s Sky back in August 2016. 57% of For Honor’s sales were on PS4 with 43% on Xbox One.

This is the first time that the top two games in the charts have been new entries since September which saw FIFA 17 and Forza Horizon 3 claim the top two spots, both of which were new entries.

Elsewhere, Rebellion’s Sniper Elite 4 has also proved to be a hit and entered the charts at number two with Grand Theft Auto V sliding into third place. FIFA 17 and Battlefield 1 round of the top 5, respectively. Capcom’s Resident Evil 7: Biohazard sits in at number six.

Here’s this week’s top ten in full:

  1. For Honor
  2. Sniper Elite 4
  3. Grant Theft Auto V
  4. FIFA 17
  5. Battlefield 1
  6. Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
  7. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
  8. Rocket League
  9. Forza Horizon 3
  10. Watch Dogs 2

 

If you’re still unsure whether or not to grab For Honor, you can check out our For Honor review with Ian describing it as one of the “best multiplayer games available”.

Source: Chart-Track

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