Its been a great start for Bethesda’s latest entry in the series. Fallout 4 has not only topped the UK charts for week ending November 15, it has also been the third biggest launch of 2015 and it was the best ever launch week for the fallout series. Bethesda were prepared for the day one demand and announced that ‘Fallout 4 launched with approximately 12 million units worldwide’ By the end of week one the sales of Fallout 4 had beaten the previous installment – Fallout: New Vegas – by a staggering 213% according to Chart-Track
And its not surprising, Fallout 4 is the first of the next gen games, utilizing all the extra oomph the Xbox One has over the old 360 to create a huge open world like none before in the series:
“We’re extremely proud of Todd Howard, Game Director at Bethesda Game Studios, and his experienced team of developers for their talent and dedication in creating this extraordinary game. Fallout 4 is a masterpiece in game development and storytelling, providing fans hundreds of hours of fun as they explore and are challenged by this fascinating, beautifully crafted world.” said Vlatko Andonov, President of Bethesda Softworks.
Chart top 10 for week ending November 15*:
- Fallout 4
- Call of Duty: Black Ops 3
- FIFA 16
- Rise of the Tomb Raider
- Minecraft: Story Mode
- Need for Speed
- Football Manager 2016
- Lego Dimensions
- Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate
- Halo 5: Guardians
*This chart does not include digital sales data, and thus should not be considered a full representation of all UK game sales.