GTA V Beats PES 2014 in the United Kingdom

The two games lead a chart where new entries dominate

Grand Theft Auto V is the best-selling video game in the United Kingdom for its launch week and the new title from developer Rockstar and publisher Take Two has managed to perform better than all other titles in the franchise put together.

We have a full Softpedia review for GTA V that offers more information on the core mechanics, the interesting three main characters and the complex world that the team has created for the virtual Los Santos.

For the week that ended on September 21, Pro Evolution Soccer 2014, the simulation created by Konami, is in second place performing well during its own debut week.

You can also check out a PES 2014 review, complete with information on the core mechanics and the performance of the new Fox Engine.

Third place in the chart has been captured by The Last of Us, the Naughty Dog title that has made a remarkable comeback after its May launch, according to data from UKIE.

Saints Row 4, the game that has dominated the United Kingdom chart for the past four weeks, is in fourth place and continues to perform well after the launch of its latest downloadable content packs.

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Blacklist has also dropped one place when compared to the previous seven-day period and sits in fifth, while Minecraft on the Xbox 360 is in the same place that it occupied previously.

Diablo 3 for the PlayStation 3 and the Xbox 360 is in seventh place this week, seeing a big drop from third, and Disney Infinity is in eight.

Aliens: Colonial Marines, a game widely criticized when it launched earlier in the year, is in ninth place, while the United Kingdom top ten is closed down by the High Definition remix of Kingdom Hearts 1.5 from SEGA.

LEGO Batman and LEGO The Lord of the Rings are out of the chart.

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