Connect with us
Advertisement

News

Rage 2 takes No.1 in UK video game chart

Rage 2 debuts at No.1 to shake things up at the top of the UK video game chart.

Published

on

Rage 2 uk chart

Rage 2 debuts at No.1 to shake things up at the top of the UK video game chart.

Bethesda’s open world shooter, Rage 2, has entered the UK video games chart at No.1. According to reports the game hasn’t sold anywhere near as well as its 2011 predecessor, although it’s worth remembering that the UKie/GfK chart only tracks sales of boxed software at retail. It will be interesting to see if its performance is enough to ignite an ongoing franchise. The game was met with a critical shrug (because it’s quite boring, presumably), but plenty games have outperformed lukewarm critical expectations.

Speaking of which, PlayStation 4 exclusive, Days Gone, continues to do well, dropping just one place to No.2. The rest of the Top Ten has a familiar feel about it, with the exception of Asobo Studio’s A Plague’s Tale: Innocence, which enters the chart at a creditable No.9.

Further down the chart, one of last week’s new entires, the rough-edged Nintendo Switch port of Saints Row: The Third, tumbles to No.38.

UKIE/GfK Entertainment Software Chart – W/E May 11, 2019

  1. Rage 2
  2. Days Gone
  3. FIFA 19
  4. Mortal Kombat 11
  5. Red Dead Redemption 2
  6. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  7. Grand Theft Auto V
  8. The Division 2
  9. A Plague’s Tale: Innocence
  10. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe

You can read the full Top 40 for the week ending May 18, 2019 at the GFK website. For news of this week’s new PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One games, head over to our new releases section.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Thumbsticks editor and connoisseur of Belgian buns. Currently playing: Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Eastward.

Advertisement

Latest from Thumbsticks

Please, Touch the Artwork Please, Touch the Artwork
News10 hours ago

This Mondrian-inspired puzzle game wants you to Please, Touch the Artwork

Please, Touch the Artwork, a Mondrian-inspired painting poking puzzle game from Studio Waterzooi, looks like an abstract treat.

Respawn new Star Wars games Respawn new Star Wars games
News12 hours ago

EA: Working on 3 new Star Wars games, Respawn is

A strategy game, a first-person shooter, and a sequel to Jedi: Fallen Order are in the works at Respawn Entertainment.

Apex Legends logo Apex Legends logo
News17 hours ago

Apex Legends anniversary giveaways announced

To celebrate the third anniversary of Apex Legends, Respawn Entertainment is giving away three characters next month.

Halo Infinite - Master Chief - Xbox Halo Infinite - Master Chief - Xbox
News1 day ago

Save up to 90% in five new Xbox digital game sales

This week's Xbox digital game discounts include Halo Infinite, Gears 5, and It Takes Two.

Nintendo Switch Online Nintendo Switch Online
Guides2 days ago

Which Switch games can you play online without a Nintendo Switch Online subscription?

Looking for some free fun on your Nintendo Switch, but don't want to subscribe to Nintendo Switch Online? We've got...

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic - Nintendo Switch Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic - Nintendo Switch
News2 days ago

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic gets cool cheat modes on Switch

Star Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic on Nintendo Switch has received a much-needed patch and some fun cheat options.

New PlayStation Store releases - PS4 - PS5 New PlayStation Store releases - PS4 - PS5
News3 days ago

New PlayStation Store releases: January 24-28, 2022

Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection headlines this week's lineup of new PlayStation Store releases.

New Nintendo Switch eShop releases New Nintendo Switch eShop releases
News4 days ago

New Nintendo Switch releases: January 24-29, 2022

Pokémon Legends Arceus and The Artful Escape are among this week’s new Nintendo Switch eShop releases.

Advertisement