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UK's best-selling games of 2015: FIFA 16 wins, PS4 tops in console and software sales

What were the 50 best-selling games in the UK during 2015? GfK Chart-Track has released the stats, along with some rather interesting news pertaining to overall game and consoles sales in the region.


The full stats are posted over on MCV, and include everything from the top 10 best-selling games on each platform to best-selling publishers. Since it is so in-depth, we're just giving you the short version.

On the consoles sales end, the install base for both PS4 and Xbox One reached 5.5 million, with PS4 selling the most consoles.

Combined, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One physical software sales contributed 75% or £700 million to the final 2015 sales figure. PS4 had the highest software sales, but Xbox One had the largest offering of exclusives games on the chart. There were seven listed in the top 50 compared to Sony's two.

Nintendo had one title in the top 50: Mario Kart 8 on Wii U. Only three new IP hit the chart, and not one exclusive 3DS, PC or Vita game hit the top 50. PS3 and Xbox 360 game sales continued to decline.

In the top 10 best-selling games, FIFA 16 sold the most on both last and current-gen PlayStation and Xbox consoles. Mario Kart 8 was number one on Wii U and The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask HD landed in the top slot for 3DS. The Sims 4 was the number one selling PC game in the UK for 2015.

Overall, there were fewer games and consoles sold in 2015, but accessory sales were up year-over-year with PS4 and Xbox One offerings contributing the most.

Below you will find the list of 50 best-selling games of 2015 in the UK. You really should head over to MCV and check out the full report. There's some really interesting figures noted.

  1. FIFA 16
  2. Call Of Duty: Black Ops 3
  3. Fallout 4
  4. Star Wars: Battlefront 3
  5. Grand Theft Auto 5
  6. Batman: Arkham Knight
  7. FIFA 15
  8. Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare
  9. Assassin’s Creed Syndicate
  10. Lego Jurassic World
  11. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  12. Battlefield Hardline
  13. Minecraft: Xbox 360 and Xbox One Edition
  14. Minecraft: Story Mode
  15. Halo 5: Guardians
  16. Minecraft: PlayStation 3, 4, and Vita Edition
  17. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
  18. Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection
  19. Dying Light
  20. The Elder Scrolls Online
  21. Far Cry 4
  22. Just Cause 3
  23. WWE 2K16
  24. Forza Motorsport 6
  25. Lego Dimensions
  26. Mortal Kombat X
  27. Destiny: The Taken King
  28. Destiny
  29. Rainbow Six Siege
  30. Rise Of The Tomb Raider
  31. Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham
  32. The Crew
  33. Disney Infinity 3.0
  34. Need For Speed
  35. Terraria
  36. Assassin’s Creed Unity
  37. WWE 2K15
  38. Lego Marvel Super Heroes
  39. Call Of Duty: Ghosts
  40. Evolve
  41. Disney Infinity 2.0
  42. Watch Dogs
  43. Project CARS
  44. Forza Horizon 2
  45. Mad Max
  46. The Last Of Us Remastered
  47. Halo: The Master Chief Collection
  48. Mario Kart 8
  49. Gears Of War: Ultimate Edition
  50. Skylanders SuperChargers

Thanks, Nintendo Everything.

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