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Ghost Recon Wildlands Reclaims Top Spot in Latest UK Sales Chart Standings as Persona 5 Drops Out of Top 40 Entirely

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Ghost Recon Wildlands Reclaims Top Spot in Latest UK Sales Chart Standings as Persona 5 Drops Out of Top 40 Entirely

Ubisoft’s tactical shooter Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands has reclaimed the No.1 spot in the latest UK video game sales chart standings, with last week’s No.1, Persona 5, dropping out of the top 40 entirely after an impressive debut.

After consecutive week’s at No.1 following its debut in March for Xbox One, PS4 and PC, Ghost Recon Wildlands is back on top of the weekly standings, making it 3 weeks at the top spot for the shooter and a total of 5 weeks so far this year for Ubisoft, following the successful release of brawler For Honor back in February.

Persona 5‘s hasty decline from the sales chart standings despite outstanding week one sales is down to a lack of stock in the United Kingdom rather than a significant drop in sales, with the JRPG currently out of stock in every UK retailer, in addition to the Standard Edition of Persona 5 not being available until May 8th in the UK.

Playtonic Games and Team17’s spiritual successor to 1998 N64 platformer Banjo-KazooieYooka-Laylee is the highest new entry this week, debuting at No.6. Yooka-Laylee‘s launch on consoles and PC fails to match that of the iconic Rare title which spent 4 weeks at No.1 in 1998.

The only other new title inside the Top 40 this week is Eric Barone’s Stardew Valley which debuts at No.30.

In other chart news, Lego Worlds and Grand Theft Auto V climb a place to No.2 and No.3 respectively with Blizzard Entertainments’ Overwatch climbing 6 places to No.4.

1 TOM CLANCY’S GHOST RECON: WILDLANDS UBISOFT 2
2 LEGO WORLDS WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE 3
3 GRAND THEFT AUTO V ROCKSTAR 4
4 OVERWATCH BLIZZARD 10
5 FIFA 17 EA SPORTS 6
6 YOOKA-LAYLEE TEAM 17
7 CALL OF DUTY: INFINITE WARFARE ACTIVISION 9
8 ROCKET LEAGUE 505 GAMES 11
9 THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: BREATH OF THE WILD NINTENDO 7
10 LEGO CITY UNDERCOVER WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE 8
11 HORIZON ZERO DAWN SONY COMPUTER ENT. 12
12 MASS EFFECT: ANDROMEDA EA GAMES 5
13 WWE 2K17 2K 13
14 BATTLEFIELD 1 EA GAMES 14
15 FORZA HORIZON 3 MICROSOFT 15
16 SNIPER ELITE 4 SOLD OUT SALES & MARKETING 20
17 FOR HONOR UBISOFT 17
18 MINECRAFT: XBOX EDITION MICROSOFT 15
19 1-2 SWITCH NINTENDO 18
20 WATCH DOGS 2 UBISOFT 20

Better known as RzrsS in the video game scene, Stephan Rodts has been playing video games for nearly his entire life. He started out shooting poor ducks out of the sky in Duck Hunt on the Nintendo, but now shoots everything that moves. Be warned.

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