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GTA 5 is still selling console copies

Gran Turismo 6 isn't
Tue Dec 10 2013, 14:25

CRIME GAME Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5) is still hammering out UK console games sales, and at the cost of newer titles like Gran Turismo 6.

While GTA 5 still sits high in all formats' sales charts like some big city crime boss, newcomer and Playstation exclusive GT6 weakly wandered in at number eight.

GTA 5, which has been out for weeks now, is at fifth place, and lurks on the shoulders of Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag, Battlefield 4, Fifa 14 and Call of Duty: Ghosts in first place.

Separating the veteran Grand Theft Auto V game from the Sony-only driving game are Lego Marvel Superheroes and Just Dance 2014.

The top three, which have Call of Duty: Ghosts at their head, are unmoved by the release of Gran Turismo 6, and the game was the only new release of the week. Its showing at number eight will be a disappointment, according to chart tracking outfit GFK, because its previous outing did much better.

"It's been 3 years since 'Gran Turismo 5' on PS3 and that title marked the highpoint for the series in terms of week [one] sales (selling close to [five] times the amount shown for GT6)," it said, reminding us that some gamers might have held back to pick up the title on the newer Playstation 4 (PS4) console.

Call of Duty: Ghosts retained the top spot with a two percent increase in sales, while Fifa 14 sales dropped by 15 percent and Battlefield 4 shed 35 percent of sales. GTA 5 sales increased by 19 percent and popped up to slot number five from its last week ranking of seven. µ


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