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Resident Evil 2 remake debuts at No.1 in the UK games chart

The Resident Evil 2 remake takes No.1 in this week’s UK video games chart.



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The Resident Evil 2 remake takes No.1 in this week’s UK video games chart.

According to new data from chart tracking company, GfK, Capcom’s well-received remake of Resident Evil 2 is the biggest video game launch of the year so far, and enters the All Formats Chart at No.1.

The chart – which tracks the sales of physical software in the UK – also sees Rockstar’s Red Dead Redemption 2 climb two places to No.2, and Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 move up one position to No.3. This means that Nintendo Switch exclusive, New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxewhich held No.1 for the past two weeks – falls to No.4.


The rest of the Top Ten sees a slight shuffle of the pack, with Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown showing some pleasing staying power.

Further down the chart, Fallout 76 continues to hold steady at No.24, and Just Cause 4 re-enters the Top 40 at No.22, bolstered by some recent price cuts.

Ukie/GfK Chart-Track Top Ten – 26January 2019

  1. Resident Evil 2
  2. Red Dead Redemption 2
  3. Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4
  4. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe
  5. FIFA 19
  6. Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown
  7. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  8. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  9. Grand Theft Auto V
  10. Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy

You can see the full Top 40 for the week ending January 26, 2019 at the GFK chart track website.

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