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08/Feb/2016

Activision re-take No1 with ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops III’ racking up a ninth No1 spot since launch last year (+11%).


After last week’s big debut week at No1 for Warner’s ‘Lego Marvel Avengers’, second week sales after launch week drop 41% for this title and it sits at No2. Brand new at No3 is Bandai Namco’s long-running manga-based ‘Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4’, which makes the transition to PS4 and Xbox One for the first time and becomes the second biggest week 1 seller in the series - previous outing in this series ‘Ninja Storm 3’ also debuted at No3 (week 10, 2013 on PS3/360) and remains the week 1 best-seller in the series.

Ubisoft’s ‘Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate’ jumps 11 places to No9 (+78%) due to promotional activity and Bandai Namco also take the second highest new entry this week at No11 with PS4 ‘Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth’. Next of the new releases at No20 is 2K/Take2’s PC ‘XCom 2’ which is part of the Take 2 series revival that began in 2012 with ‘XCom: Enemy Unknown’ (the original concept dates back to 1994 as ‘UFO: Enemy Unknown’ for Amiga and PC, published by Microsprose). One more title debuts within the Top 40 at No34 and that's Sony’s PS4 ‘Gravity Rush Remastered’.


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