Far Cry 5 got released this past Tuesday in the fist quarter of the year, still, after facing criticism and controversy, Far Cry 5 has got a record-breaking success and is the top selling game at least in UK.
In UK, Far Cry is now officially the fastest selling game in the history of the Far Cry series making it the biggest launch in Far Cry history. Despite the release at the start of this year which has been quiet for the world of gaming, Far Cry 5 was well received by gamers and had a big launch campaign.
Far Cry 5 is the biggest name on schedule for six months and biggest launch of the 2018 uptil now leaving behind games like Monster Hunter World and Dragon Ball FighterZ which launched in the first month of January and arguably the two biggest and notable games of the year until Far Cry 5.
Far Cry 5 being the biggest release of the year is a big achievement and might seem like because there was no competition or Ubisoft’s marketing team did a really good job to bring more people to the Far Cry 5 than they did with their previous installments.
Far Cry 5 also got the most successful game launch during “week 13” beating the previous record of BioShock Infinite. Far Cry performed really well on PS4 and is the sixth biggest launch of Ubisoft on PS4 format individually in the UK chart by getting 60% of the game’s sales excluding digital version of the game.
Far Cry 5 is an open world game with a massive map to explore and a campaign which will take your hours to complete but if you want to finish the game in 5-10 minutes and discover a secret ending you can follow our guide here.
Meanwhile, the other games like Sea Of Thieves which was top on chart dropped to No 3 by suffering 52% drop in sales which is not that bad for AAA game on a console. Fifa 18 is back on the number two spot, Meanwhile, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds coming to the number four and five spots respectively.
You can take a look at the UK Charts for the top ten games below
- Far Cry 5
- FIFA 18
- Sea of Thieves
- Mario Kart 8: Deluxe
- PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
- Call of Duty: WWII
- A Way Out
- Assassin’s Creed Origins
- Forza Motorsport 7
- Grand Theft Auto V