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Star Wars Battlefront Becomes Fastest Selling Star Wars Game Ever

by : Mark Foster on : 24 Nov 2015 10:54
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Star Wars Battlefront has become the fastest selling Star Wars game in history during its launch week according to new stats.

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DICE’s online shooter has also topped UK charts – beating out games like Fallout 4 and Call of Duty: Black Ops 3.

According to sales monitoring site Chart-Track, Battlefront has sold 117 per cent better than Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, and become the fourth biggest release of the year. If you’re classing Star Wars Battlefront as an original game – which Chart-Track are, because it’s a reboot and not a sequel – then it’s also become the “fastest selling non-sequel Playstation 4 title ever.”

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Below are the UKs top 10 games this week, but because the list doesn’t involve digital downloads you should take it with an ocean of salt.

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  1. Star Wars Battlefront
  2. Call of Duty: Black Ops 3
  3. Fallout 4
  4. FIFA 16star
  5. Rise of the Tomb Raider
  6. Lego Dimensions
  7. Assassin’s Creed Syndicate
  8. Minecraft: Story Mode
  9. WWE 2k16
  10. Need for Speed

Interesting to see Rise of the Tomb Raider as the fifth best selling game this week despite a poor marketing campaign and having to go head-to-head with Fallout 4. Maybe there’s hope for the franchise yet..

Mark Foster

Mark is the Gaming Editor for UNILAD. Having grown up a gaming addict, he's been deeply entrenched in culture and spends time away from work playing as much as possible. Mark studied music at University and found a love for journalism through going to local gigs and writing about them for local and national publications.

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