Assassin's Creed 4 bests Battlefield 4 in UK chart

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Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag has beaten Battlefield 4 to the top of the UK charts after the opening weekend of both games.

Assassin's Creed IV was released three days earlier on a Tuesday, however. But Neither Assassin's Creed IV nor Battlefield 4 managed to beat the opening weekend of their predecessors, UK chart body GfK Chart-Track reported, though some customers are likely to be waiting for the launch of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One later this month. Both games will be released for next-gen consoles at launch.

Elsewhere in the charts, Batman: Arkham Origins drops from to fifth place after topping the charts last week. FIFA 14 is third, with Grand Theft Auto V in fourth.

Football Manager 2014 launched in sixth, with WWE 2K14 landing in seventh.

For more on Ubisoft and EA's latest stab at the holiday season, check out GameSpot's reviews for Assassin's Creed IV and Battlefield 4.

Discussion

55 comments
AlexFili
AlexFili

So far Assassin's Creed IV has beaten all other multiplatform releases in the same timeframe. Go AC!

hadlee73
hadlee73

I'm looking forward to Black Flag. I just did the last naval mission in AC III and finishing those made me sad, so I expect AC IV to fill that void in my life, lol

RiKanKiDD
RiKanKiDD

I actually like the Name Pirate's Creed.

chechak7
chechak7

Battlefield 4 ,Ac,cod all great games for me bf4 is something with soul,  mp rocks 

Makoto03
Makoto03

I love how people were saying how Battlefield 4 would take down Call of Duty once and for all. It couldn't even beat Assasin's Creed. lol

Antidote2005
Antidote2005

i have bf3 including premium, dont need bf4 :|

starjay009
starjay009

BF 4 is a mad game with pointless shooting and ridiculous death matches. It's a soulless game and is pretty mediocre compared to BC 2. However, Assassin's Creed 4 is an ART form. It's a beautiful game and story that teaches much about history and provides the apt entertainment value for this day and age. Obviously, you cannot compare an FPS to a RPG/Adventure game BUT, from a pure gaming and enjoyment standpoint, AC4 is a better game than BF4. I played only a half of it at my friend's house because I want to get it for PC. Can't wait now, and articles like these make me even impatient. 

The-Neon-Seal
The-Neon-Seal

Because it's freakin awesome. Maybe even the best of the series thus far.

maxzorro2
maxzorro2

It was obvious, because who buys BF4 on old consoles?!?! I look forward to 32vs32 players battle, not 12vs12 -. - AC4 even it is the same assasin's creed game(only other areas and characters) + more naval battles, children will buy it...

GyroGate
GyroGate

lol its "better than" not bests.. wtg gamestrop..

pszone
pszone

I know AC4 black flag sold and BF come 2nd but would be better they waited until ps4 and Xbox one come out same time as ps4 and xbox360 that way the game company sell more. Know its too late and ps4 and Xbox visions wont sell  at launch  stupid . Anyways since I got like any games at launch of ps4 be getting AC4 black flag on ps4 .

ffritzy
ffritzy

I know this is pretty picky, but I would think that a critic site would have a better grammar checker because "Batman: Arkham Origins drops from to fifth place" isn't perfect.

quidditch3
quidditch3

Not really surprising I am a major BF fan and AC fan and I got both at launch and as much as BF is fun I have had a huge amount of fun being a free roam pirate and only played three matches on BF4

mythical_gamer
mythical_gamer

i am one of those waiting for next-next-gen version,  i mean PC

AlexFili
AlexFili

This is especially impressive when you consider that the European Wii U and PC versions of Assassin's Creed IV aren't even out yet. Makes you wonder what November will be like

Pre_ordered_PS4
Pre_ordered_PS4

Congratulations to Assassin's Creed, aka the 2nd most overrated series in gaming after COD

hadlee73
hadlee73

@starjay009 The AC games don't often re-tell history correctly, however experiencing the game versions of certain events (eg. Boston Tea Party, the ride of Paul Revere etc) made me look up the actual history behind those events. So even though AC didn't teach me historical events directly, I've still learned heaps indirectly :)

SteXmaN
SteXmaN

@maxzorro2 both games are great,AC sp experience and BF4 MP. So please,stfu.

The-Neon-Seal
The-Neon-Seal

@GyroGate 'Bests' is a proper term you know, as in 'he bested him in a duel'. It is an old form of parlance, but still correct. So, yeah, ACIV bests BF4.

Kentation
Kentation

@ffritzy "But Neither Assassin's Creed IV nor Battlefield 4..." We're humans, we make mistakes.

Triple_SFlame
Triple_SFlame

Everything apart, can u change ur user name after like 5 6 months? Cuz then it wont be so .. umm u get it dont u? Gs allows us to change?

The-Neon-Seal
The-Neon-Seal

@AK1015 @The-Neon-Seal Yaaaarrrrrrr! I like to think of it as 'The Pirates! In an adventure with assassins.'

maxzorro2
maxzorro2

@SteXmaN @maxzorro2 Yeah, maybe you're right, but for me AC3, AC:Revelation, AC4 don't differ that much, to caught my attention, sorry. TW3 FTW!

AK1015
AK1015

@The-Neon-Seal @GyroGate I believe GyroGate was making a somewhat sarcastic remark towards the title of this article reflecting his/her opinion on Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag being a better game to him/her than Battlefield 4 was.

Juan1988
Juan1988

@slainta @Pre_ordered_PS4 I agree, AC1 bored me, I picked up AC2 like a month ago and instantly fell in love with it! I thought the franchise was dead, but after playing 2 and seing all the good previews of AC4 I got really hyped, now I've read the reviews and a friend of mine got it and confirmed me its epicness. I can't freaking wait to get it with my PS4!!!

garysingh34
garysingh34

@Xx_DemonSoul_xX @Pre_ordered_PS4  Cant believe COD's review, same old rehashed crap gets an undeserving score from GameSpot! oh wait review not out yet, ah well thats what I will be saying tomorrow! lol Let the fury begin!

korvus
korvus moderator

@GyroGate The length some people will go to feel better about themselves... =P

GyroGate
GyroGate

@AK1015 @The-Neon-Seal @GyroGate Well spotted, my good man - 'tis truly acidulous to watch such an abattoir of the english language at times. One must keep ones tongue in proper cheilion-like fashion!

Xx_DemonSoul_xX
Xx_DemonSoul_xX

@garysingh34 @Xx_DemonSoul_xX @Pre_ordered_PS4 I'm predicting 2000 comments by mid-morning...

Riddick123
Riddick123

@Xx_DemonSoul_xX   Kids are brain dead and mom and dad don't care...it shuts them up.  Justin Doofer was caught in a brothel over the weekend.  He is that hard up.

Hurvl
Hurvl

@Xx_DemonSoul_xX Yeah, it's funny and sometimes unnerving how everyone but you seems to go in One Direction. Why does everyone but me seem to love this crap?

zerofrust
zerofrust

@Xx_DemonSoul_xX @zerofrust @Pre_ordered_PS4 

This game is  for all the cool kids lol


Xx_DemonSoul_xX
Xx_DemonSoul_xX

@zerofrust @Xx_DemonSoul_xX @Pre_ordered_PS4 That is true. People love to buy garbage. I guess that explains the popularity of things like Justin Bieber and Britney Spears