UK: Star Wars Battlefront has record launch, Fallout 4 sales drop 80%

By Matt Martin, Monday, 23 November 2015 10:15 GMT

Fallout 4 sales tumble as Battlefront has best Star Wars launch to date.

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Star Wars Battlefront had the best ever launch for a Star Wars game in the UK to date.

It’s the fourth highest launch of the year, and outsold the previous best-selling Star Wars game – The Force Unleashed – by 117 percent in its first week.

Sales on the PS4 were higher in its first week than sales of Destiny on the same system, according to Chart-Track.

Last week’s number 1, Fallout 4, saw sales drop a massive 80 percent and it now sits behind Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 in the charts.

Square Enix’ Rise of the Tomb Raider saw sales fall 37 percent, putting it a number 5.

The full UK top 10 follows:

  • 01 – Star Wars Battlefront
  • 02 – Call of Duty: Black Ops 3
  • 03 – Fallout 4
  • 04 – FIFA 16
  • 05 – Rise of the Tomb Raider
  • 06 – Lego Dimensions
  • 07 – Assassin’s Creed Syndicate
  • 08 – Minecraft: Story Mode
  • 09 – WWE 2K16
  • 10 – Need for Speed

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