Call of Duty Black Ops 3 Begins 2016 at Top of UK Charts
Star Wars Battlefront continues to thrive from Episode 7 craze.
Activision's blockbuster Call of Duty series opens 2016 atop the UK all-format charts, according to the latest data from sales monitor Chart-Track.
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The latest edition of the military shooter, which places an emphasis on co-op gameplay, has now held the top spot in the UK charts for five separate weeks. The only other game released last year that has managed more is FIFA 16, which has claimed six weeks at number one.
Following on Black Ops 3's heels is Star Wars Battlefront, which since its launch in mid-November has consistently held its place in the top three. The popularity of Star Wars Episode 7: The Force Awakens appears to continue to drive sales of DICE's multiplayer shooter; LucasArts' latest movie is said to have now outsold Jurassic World at the Box Office.
The full top ten follows. This chart does not include digital sales data, and thus should not be considered fully representative of all UK game sales.
- Call of Duty Black Ops III
- Star Wars Battlefront
- Fallout 4
- FIFA 16
- Grand Theft Auto 5
- Rainbow Six: Siege
- Assassin's Creed Syndicate
- Just Cause 3
- WWE 2K16
- Forza Motorsport 6
- Halo 5
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