The Watch Continues

21/Jul/2014

With sustained hot weather, the winding down of schools for summer and no new releases, the market drops 10% units / 14% value over last week.


Ubisoft’s ‘Watch Dogs’ (-12%) remains on top, claiming its 5th No1 crown. Familiar faces continue to shuffle around the Top 10 with EA’s ‘FIFA 14’ up 1 to No2 (-13%), Activision’s ‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ up 3 to No3 (-12%) and Bethesda’s ‘Wolfenstein: New Order’ remaining at No4 (-27%). 505 Games’ ‘Sniper Elite 3’ (-29%) drops 3 places to No5 followed at No’s 6 & 7 by ‘Minecraft 360’ (-3%) and ‘Minecraft PS3’ (-4%).

EA’s ‘Titanfall’ refuses to leave the Top 10 even after 19 weeks, down 3 to No8 (-24%). EA’s Battlefield 4’ continues to climb back in to the Top 10, up 1 to No9 (+2%). Nintendo climb 6 places to No10 thanks to strong sales of Wii U ‘Mario Kart 8’ (+31%). Old DS favourites from Nintendo re-enter this week at No’s 21/22 with ‘Pokemon Black’ (+127%) / ‘Pokemon White’ (+110%) thanks to some impulse price purchase initiatives.


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