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It’s all change at the top of the UK video game chart

The UK video game chart gets a welcome shakeup due to the PlayStation Days of Play promotion.

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FIFA 19 UK video game chart

The UK video game chart gets a welcome shakeup due, in part, to the PlayStation Days of Play promotion.

The launch of the PlayStation Days of Play campaign sees four PS4 exclusives in the UK top ten, plus a return to No.1 for the heavily discounted FIFA 19.

Marvel’s Spider-Man also benefits, swinging up the chart from No.15 to No.3. PlayStation VR Worlds puts in an even more impressive performance, re-entering the top 40 in tenth place. Zombie runaround, Days Gone, and last week’s No.1, Blood & Truth, also continue their residence in the upper reaches of the chart.

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Other PlayStation 4 games to get a boost include the inventive Astro Bot Rescue Mission, Wipeout: Omega Collection, and Doom VFR.

Further down the chart we have that rarest of things, a new entry for a Nintendo 3DS game. Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth debuts at a creditable No. 18.

Here’s this week’s Top Ten.

UKIE/GfK Entertainment Software Chart – W/E June 8, 2019

  1. FIFA 19
  2. Days Gone
  3. Marvel’s Spider-Man
  4. Red Dead Redemption 2
  5. Blood & Truth
  6. Grand Theft Auto 5
  7. Team Sonic Racing
  8. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  9. Mortal Kombat 11
  10. PlayStation VR Worlds

You can see the full Top 40 for the week ending June 8, 2019 on the GfK website.


For updates on this week’s new PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One games, visit our new releases page.

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