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UK charts: FIFA 14 enters at top, GTA 5 slips to second

Monday, 30th September 2013 09:16 GMT By Dave Cook

FIFA 14 has knocked GTA 5 off its throne already, entering the UK charts at number one. However, its initial sales are down so far when compared to FIFA 13′s last year.


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As predicted by many, GTA 5 entered the UK charts at top last week, and is said to have generated worldwide sales of over $1 billion in just three days.

FIFA 14 was reviewed by the press last week, and received generally positive scores, aside from a few lower figures. Here’s our review round-up.

Now, score-keeper Chart-Track has suggested that FIFA 14 sales are down 24 per cent compared to FIFA 13 sales this time last year. They reckon it’s because you all spent your money on GTA 5 last week though. They added that next-gen may also be to blame, stating, “consumers may be delaying this purchase until PS4/Xbox One versions are available.”

GTA 5 sales – by comparison – have dropped 82 per cent since last week.

Here’s the top five. Stay tuned for the full chart:

  1. FIFA 14
  2. Grand Theft Auto 5
  3. Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition
  4. PES 2014
  5. The Last of Us
  6. Disney Infinity
  7. Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Blacklist
  8. Saints Row IV
  9. Diablo III
  10. Rayman Legends
  11. Call of Duty: Black Ops II
  12. Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix
  13. Lego Batman 2: DC Superheroes
  14. Grand Theft Auto IV
  15. Max Payne 3
  16. Need for Speed Most Wanted
  17. Skylanders Giants
  18. Aliens Colonial Marines
  19. Tomb Raider
  20. Animal Crossing New Leaf

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  1. Pytox

    wtf at 18 o_O

    #1 7 months ago
  2. drewbles82

    i dont get it either, how can a game that comes out every year with barely any differences top gta5, how can anyone even be considering a different game already, theres so much to do in gta 5 and online tomorrow

    #2 7 months ago
  3. drewbles82

    Plus football is rubbish

    #3 7 months ago
  4. VibraniumSpork

    @3 http://images3.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20110628104034/icarly/images/f/f1/6ep36t.gif

    #4 7 months ago
  5. DrDamn

    @2
    Stock shortages would have been a factor in it as it’s been tricky to find GTAV at retail. FIFA is generally very big though and on lots of platforms.

    #5 7 months ago
  6. TheBlackHole

    Fifa 14 is availeble for free with day one purchases of the X1, which may have contributed.

    #6 7 months ago
  7. SplatteredHouse

    Minecraft’s cutdown sibling outsold PES? …WTF!

    #7 7 months ago