Battlefield 1 Conquers the Charts and Xbox Beats PlayStation

Battlefield 1

It was always going to happen, wasn’t it? Because it’s Battlefield 1.

EA and DICE’s WWI shooter has been declared as the best selling video game of October – that’s not bad going, considering the game dropped on October 21st.

Here’s how the October charts look – see anything surprising?

  1. Battlefield 1
  2. Mafia 3
  3. Gears of War 4
  4. FIFA 17
  5. NBA 2K17
  6. The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim
  7. WWE 2K17
  8. Civilization 6
  9. Titanfall 2
  10. Madden NFL 17

These don’t include digital sales, but check out Xbox/W10 exclusive Gears of War 4 hitting such a high point in the charts, and beating out several multi-platform titles. That indicates that the game has had seriously strong sales (like, seriously).

Elsewhere,  Xbox as the US’s best-selling console – although expect to see that change during the November charts, which will include the PS4 Pro. The Xbox has seen 8% growth in sales compared to last year, which shouldn’t surprise anyone given how hard and fast Microsoft have been slashing prices.

And overall, the games industry has seen spending of $875.5 million. While hardware sales are 20% down on last year (‘cause consoles are so much cheaper these days) and there’s been a 24% drop in accessories, it’s software sales that are dominating: There’s been a 31% increase in game sales since last year, raking in a cool $505.7 million.

Does Battlefield 1 deserve its place at the top of the pile? Or would you have given it to another game?

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2 thoughts on “Battlefield 1 Conquers the Charts and Xbox Beats PlayStation”

  1. IGC Ray says:

    @Xbox Battlefield 1 is the best squad based shooter on the market right now. Conquest with 4 other mates is the best fun. ?

  2. Sayburn says:

    amazing game beautiful graphics amazing gameplay what more could you ask for 🙂

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