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Sonic races to No.1 in the latest UK video game chart

Team Sonic Racing tops the podium in this week’s UK video game chart.

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Team Sonic Racing tops the podium in this week’s UK video game chart from UKIE and GfK.

UK video game fans can’t get enough kart racing games. Sumo Digital’s new Sega mascot racer, Team Sonic Racing, has entered the latest UK entertainment software chart at No.1. It’s the first game featuring Sonic the Hedgehog to top the chart in 11 years.

The game’s impressive debut and the enduring success of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – this week’s No.8 – certainly bodes well for the release of Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled in June.

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Previous chart-topper, Bethesda’s open world shooter, Rage 2, falls three places to No.4.PlayStation 4 exclusive, Days Gone, also shows staying power, holding strong at No.2

Further down the chart, Everybody’s Golf VR for PlayStation VR enters at No.22, and the Nintendo Switch edition of Assassin’s Creed III Remastered sneaks in at No.15.

Here’s this week’s Top Ten.

UKIE/GfK Entertainment Software Chart – W/E May 25, 2019

  1. Team Sonic Racing
  2. Days Gone
  3. FIFA 19
  4. Rage 2
  5. Red Dead Redemption 2
  6. The Division 2
  7. Mortal Kombat 11
  8. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  9. Grand Theft Auto 5
  10. Forza Horizon 4

You can see the full Top 40 for the week ending May 25, 2019 on the GfK website.


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

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