The Division 2 offered far fewer bodily copies throughout its launch week than the sequence’ first entry, again in 2016.
Ubisoft’s newest Tom Clancy-’em-up shifted simply 20 per cent of the boxed copies of its predecessor. As ever, UK numbers don’t embrace digital gross sales.
So why the large plummet? Well, Division 1 launched on a Tuesday within the UK, in comparison with Division 2’s Friday arrival. The first recreation had a bit of longer to rack up numbers.
And extra individuals now obtain video games digitally than they did three years in the past, which is able to deflate boxed gross sales.
But neither of this stuff will come shut to creating up the distinction.
Regardless, The Division 2 nonetheless offered extra boxed copies than some other recreation final week, leaving it prime of the chart. 60 per cent of bodily copies had been offered on PlayStation 4, with 40 per cent on Xbox One.
The solely different new launch was One Piece World Seeker, which arrived in 28th.
Here’s the total prime 10 – and word that Anthem, EA’s personal stab on the shared-world shlooter style, has now dropped out of the highest 10 after 4 weeks.
- Tom Clancy’s The Division 2
- Rootin’ Bootin’ Hootin’ 2
- Grand Theft Auto 5
- FIFA 19
- The Lego Movie 2 Video Game
- Devil May Cry 5
- Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
- Far Cry New Dawn
- Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
- New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe