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Days Gone holds No.1 in this week’s UK games chart

Days Gone remains at the top of the UK video games chart in another quiet week.

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Days Gone remains at the top of the UK video games chart in another quiet week.

There’s very little to report from the latest UK video games chart from Ukie and GfK, with the entire top six as they were a week ago.

The chart – which tracks the sales of physical retail games in the UK – sees PlayStation 4 exclusive, Days Gone, remain at No.1 for a third week. It’s an impressive performance for a title that is evidently finding fans despite its cool critical reception.

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Elsewhere, EA’s Anthem slips out of the Top Ten again, falling to No.14, and the PlayStation edition of Minecraft leaps from No.29 to No.16.

The only brand new entry in the entire Top 40 is the Nintendo Switch port of Saints Row: The Third, which lands at a creditable No.15.

It’s also worth acknowledging the quiet success of Dynamic Pixels’ stealth horror game, Hello Neighbour, which resides at No.36. The game has been ever-present in the lower reaches of the chart since release, and has become a firm favourite on YouTube.

Top 10 Entertainment Software Chart – W/E May 11, 2019

  1. Days Gone
  2. Mortal Kombat 11
  3. FIFA 19
  4. Red Dead Redemption 2
  5. Grand Theft Auto V
  6. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  7. The Division 2
  8. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe
  9. Forza Horizon 4
  10. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

You can see read the full Top 40 for the week ending May 11, 2019 at the GFK website. For updates on this week’s new PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One games, visit our new releases section.

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