UK Titanfall sales spike 220 percent after Xbox 360 launch

Last-gen Titanfall version doing the business in the charts, but Kinect Sports: Rivals doesn't fare so well.

Titanfall has leapt back to the top of the UK games chart following the launch of the Xbox 360 version last week. The well-received last-gen version accounted for 71 percent of sales for the game, with 27 percent going to Xbox One and a single percent of sales on PC.

All in all, Titanfall's sales jumped 220 percent from the previous week.

Microsoft's other new exclusive, Kinect Sports: Rivals for Xbox One, wasn't as fortunate: it entered the chart at 14.

LEGO The Hobbit entered the charts in second, followed by the ever-dependable FIFA 14 in fourth.

Call of Duty: Ghosts, Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition, The Lego Movie Videogame, Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare, Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, and Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes rounded out the rest of the top ten.

Where's Bethesda's big-budget MMO The Elder Scrolls Online, which entered the charts at number two last week, on that list? This week it has dropped to 19, though many of the game's sales will likely be coming from digital sources that are not counted in the official list.

Titanfall's first DLC, Expedition, was officially unveiled over the weekend.

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tomoevision
tomoevision

I bought it on 360 because the PC version uses Origin, which sucks, and doesn't have any achievements, which sucks. If I can earn achievements, I might as well right?


golemoy
golemoy

"single percent of sales on PC"

WTF? Nobody buys it on PC? I know games like CoD sells better on consoles, but seriously just 1%? I can't help but to speculate it has something to do with Origin. To be honest that was a huge put off for me either. Steam or GTFO.

OR they just don't include digital sales. 90% of sales on PC are digital nowadays.

Harrason
Harrason

Because 360 is decent at worst, and really good at best.

Same thing cannot really be said of XB1, too many people just don't agree with it.

Chatch09
Chatch09

Hahaha, the whole world is broke, I cant afford next-gen yet either...

Master_Turismo
Master_Turismo

Just goes to show you that Xbox 360 still got it.

enoslives7
enoslives7

Almost made it a whole day without a titanFAIL paid avertiseme.....ooops, I mean    article.

seanwil545
seanwil545

A perfect example of why Borderlands 2 The Pre-Sequel is not coming to XBO or PS4...at least not right away.

FULGOREY2K
FULGOREY2K

so no need for the XBONE....

harsh

virtualskill
virtualskill

360 Will win in all countries....mainly because PS4-users like me opt to get it, as well as last-gen users who don't have any new systems yet. That's quite a lot more people than xbone alone has..

neowarrior121
neowarrior121

look at that only 27% of them for xbone 1/4th of it. yea really worth getting an xbone for when the sales show otherwise. 

willjohnboy
willjohnboy

@Master_Turismo That's one way of looking at it, the other is xbox 360 only owners have not yet bought the xbox one or a powerful enough PC, lets face facts it's been a long time since the xbox 360 had a console exclusive or any kind of exclusive, of course it will sell a lot on xbox 360, because xbox 360 has sold a lot of systems over ten times that of an xbox one, tell me if you had a choice and only had a xbox 360 would you spend over $400 or over £350 to play it with slightly improved graphics or invest in a gaming PC or would you just get the xbox 360 version for $60 or £40, I'd choose the Xbox 360 version luckily for me i got a gaming PC so i got the Best version, still it's great for the Titanfall series it means better sequels in the future.

blackace
blackace

@FULGOREY2K They'll be jumping to XB1 at the end of the year after seeing all the games it will have at the E3.

theprismhead
theprismhead

@neowarrior121 Only an idiot would get a recently released console just because of an FPS that's also available on PC.

blackace
blackace

@neowarrior121 Xbox 360 = 80+ million > XB1 = 4+ million. lol!!


Of course it's going to have a lower %. It has sold less then 5% of what the Xbox 360 sold. lol!! Get a clue.

willjohnboy
willjohnboy

@blackace @FULGOREY2K Wow you can see into the future whats next weeks lottery numbers lol, let's not get ahead of ourselves now E3 is a few months away nintendo, microsoft and sony will all have great games just because you have chosen to be an xbox one only owner (based on your comment) doesn't mean those who have a xbox 360 (may also have a ps3 and wii from last gen) will do the same a lot of xbox 360 owners have chosen the PS4 and some the Wii U but i suppose what else can you expect from a fanbot other than mindless rubbish.

willjohnboy
willjohnboy

@theprismhead and pay for the microsoft gold subscription on top of that too, unless you got that titanfall xbox live gold bundle in a competition free things are always good lol (I got mine when it was released as well as a PS4 because I'm a collector and the only exclusive game on these consoles that I've even remotely enjoyed is infamous second son, which now that I've completed it lays on my shelf gathering dust), PC is the way to go for Titan fall or any online game the only time you'd play console games online is if they are truly exclusive.

neowarrior121
neowarrior121

@blackace @neowarrior121  learn to do some basic mathes max amount of xbone games can only be 6 million (which i doubt) if the total amount of games is 1/4 xbone which can only be 6million and below it means maximum games sold is 24 million tops its most likly only 3 millions was sold on xbone. i worked off that to a total of only 12 million making this game not a system seller. get a clue? i basicly disproved you with basic maths, workout shit before overloading the context to try and be smart. 

neowarrior121
neowarrior121

@sladakrobot @neowarrior121  don't warp this out of context like you just did if 3 million is the amount of titanfall people bought for the xbone then only 12 million copies were sold total not 80 million. that mean that up to 50% of  the total could of been for the xbone but instead bought a 360 version. its proof that it wasn't a game worthy of buying an xbone for.  

willjohnboy
willjohnboy

@neowarrior121 i now realize that, please check the last part of that comment, i said sorry and that i overreacted to your comment

willjohnboy
willjohnboy

@neowarrior121 @willjohnboy@sladakrobot i never said that, i said "it didn't matter" here's the comment i'm referring to - "i would still see and answer to what you say don't think deleting my name from this would hide you" so even after i explained my mistake you still would have commented it was the last part that got me to reply look i don't want to argue anymore i made a mistake in my first comment and now look it's turned into an argument sorry i myself overreacted to your comment.

willjohnboy
willjohnboy

@neowarrior121 @willjohnboy@sladakrobot-  actually i do it didn't matter if i left you name in or not you still would have commented

willjohnboy
willjohnboy

@neowarrior121 when someone explains they made a mistake and that their remarks were not directed towards you but were to point out something to another and you still try to antagonize that person that's trolling, I'm the one that's defending myself your the attacker

willjohnboy
willjohnboy

@neowarrior121 what kind of response was that, i made it clear that i was only responding to sladakrobot's comment, I admitted to accidentally leaving your user name in my comment and you still feel the need to attack my comment, that response to my comment is proof that you sir are whats called a 24 carrot gold troll.

willjohnboy
willjohnboy

@neowarrior121 @willjohnboy@sladakrobotfirst i said fanbot, second i was not referring to you i was talking about fanbots, you just jumped to that conclusion because sladakrobot was addressing your comment, i was replying to sladakrobot and i forgot to delete your username from my comment, my point is well known the only people who insult on articles and forums are fanbots and trolls that's the truth fanbots in general are insecure and trolls are just idiots.

neowarrior121
neowarrior121

@willjohnboy @sladakrobot @neowarrior121 first of all my brother owns a xbone which i can play anytime so im no fanboy as i have part ownership of it, secondly even if i was this "fanboy" why would i be on this article that would make no sense at all as what you're actually insinuating is that im trolling which is also wrong. iv already justified MY point and backed it up with reasoning and common sense. unlike both of you that just randomly point out rubbish. 

sladakrobot
sladakrobot

@neowarrior121 You are in every MS related article!

Why do you care so much about something you dont have or dont plan to buy.
Why?

neowarrior121
neowarrior121

@sladakrobot @neowarrior121  if you don't care why start arguing you clearly care otherwise you wouldnt of argued would you, use some common sense. 

neowarrior121
neowarrior121

@sladakrobot @neowarrior121  it proves this game failed in its attempts to sell systems, it proves MS wasted money and you can work out the loss more then the gain. you should care as MS simply wasted a big chunk of money for a mediocre return that wasn't worth the gamble. from this article you can work out how far MS has actually done with xbone sales which BTW is bismol.