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News: PS4 Slim Sales Off to a Slow Start in the UK

PS4 Slim Sales Off to a Slow Start in the UK

A wake-up call?

Sony's dominating this generation globally, but it's just starting to receive a few reminders that it can't sit twiddling its thumbs in the UK and the USA, where Microsoft is staging a bit of an onslaught right now. To be fair, the company's position is not in jeopardy, but MCV reports that the PS4 controlled just 19 per cent of...

News: UK PS4 Prices Plunge Lower Than £150 with FIFA 17

UK PS4 Prices Plunge Lower Than £150 with FIFA 17

Insane savings as stores clear stock

With the PlayStation 4 Slim now on store shelves, there's a bit of a price war going on in the UK as retailers attempt to clear out stock of the old model. At the time of typing, ShopTo will sell you a 500GB CUH-1200 unit alongside FIFA 17 for… £139.85! Smyths Toys is doing a similar thing in-store from...

News: Pre-Order Prices of PS4 Blockbusters Plunge on Amazon UK

Pre-Order Prices of PS4 Blockbusters Plunge on Amazon UK

Battlefield 1! Mafia III! Watch Dogs 2!

While we're not the biggest advocates of pre-ordering games, we are supporters of saving money. And thus it's probably worth pointing out that a wave of the PlayStation 4's biggest holiday games have been reduced on Amazon.co.uk in the run-up to the busy release season. Thus, if you're planning to pick up...

News: UK Store GAME Will Sell You a PS4 Pro for £174.99

UK Store GAME Will Sell You a PS4 Pro for £174.99

But you'll need to make some trades

Many have asked whether retailers intend to offer trade-up programmes for the recently announced PlayStation 4 Pro, and it looks like GAME is the first. The UK outlet will sell you one of the supercharged systems for £174.99 – assuming that you're willing to make some trades. It's worth noting that this offer...

News: UK Sales Charts: Overwatch Is Still Unbeatable as Uncharted Stretches Its Legs

UK Sales Charts: Overwatch Is Still Unbeatable as Uncharted Stretches Its Legs

Tracer on top

Sony must be really, really satisfied with Uncharted 4: A Thief's End. The game's been a constant in the UK top ten since its release, and it's remained in seventh this week. No Man's Sky, another first-party game, is also doing incredibly well for itself – despite the poor word of mouth. It's finished up in eighth this week. But...

News: UK Sales Charts: Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Hacks Top, But Sales Softer Than Human Revolution

UK Sales Charts: Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Hacks Top, But Sales Softer Than Human Revolution

Rusty

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided tapped its way straight to the top of the UK sales charts, but its predecessor Human Revolution enjoyed a "much stronger" first week. That's according to Chart-Track, who compiles the British best sellers list. As expected, the game performed best on the PlayStation 4, which is a very common occurrence for...

News: One UK Retailer Will Happily Sell You a PS4 Slim Today

One UK Retailer Will Happily Sell You a PS4 Slim Today

Er

This is so bizarre: the PlayStation 4 Slim isn't even announced yet, but there are four available from the CEX in Widnes right now. Somehow, the unannounced console has filtered into the retail channel in the UK, with the leaks seemingly centred in the North Western part of the country. So, if you fancy one of the new systems right now, you may...

News: UK Sales Charts: F1 2016 Overtakes No Man's Sky to Take Pole

UK Sales Charts: F1 2016 Overtakes No Man's Sky to Take Pole

Va va vroom

Whoops, we forgot about the UK sales charts! That's probably an indication of just how uninteresting they've been for some time now, but we should probably cover them anyway. F1 2016 has raced into an early lead, overtaking No Man's Sky to take pole position this week. LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens squeezed a place on the podium...

News: UK Sales Charts: Grand Theft Auto V Assumes the Throne

UK Sales Charts: Grand Theft Auto V Assumes the Throne

Franklin amazing

A sign of how slow the UK games industry is this summer: Grand Theft Auto V has reassumed its position at the top of the charts for the first time since March 2015. The game's been in the list for 150 weeks now, and this is its ninth number one. It was, however, a close-run contest between Rockstar's open world adventure and...

News: UK Sales Charts: Uncharted 4 Sales Increase 94 Per Cent

UK Sales Charts: Uncharted 4 Sales Increase 94 Per Cent

Up and at 'em

With the school holidays underway, Sony's pumped a ton more cash into Uncharted 4: A Thief's End here in the UK, widely advertising a special price promotion. The game dropped to £34.99 temporarily – though you could get it even cheaper at some stores – and that prompted a 94 per cent surge in sales. It still wasn't enough to...

News: UK Sales Charts: There's Very Little to See Here

UK Sales Charts: There's Very Little to See Here

As you were

There's very little to talk about in this week's UK sales charts, we're afraid; LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens topped the best sellers list for a fourth consecutive week – the fourth is clearly with it. Elsewhere, the top ten is packed with typical titles, like FIFA 16, Overwatch, and Grand Theft Auto V. Uncharted 4: A Thief's End...

News: UK Sales Charts: Uncharted 4 Climbs Back Up the Top Ten

UK Sales Charts: Uncharted 4 Climbs Back Up the Top Ten

Sales up 152 per cent

Amazon Prime Day 2016 was kind to Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, pushing the popular PlayStation 4 exclusive back to the top of the individual units chart – and into second on the all formats list. The game's sales increased by a whopping 152 per cent this time, which was enough to help it overcome Monster Hunter Generations...

News: UK Sales Charts: Ain't No Forcing LEGO Star Wars from Summit

UK Sales Charts: Ain't No Forcing LEGO Star Wars from Summit

Rey to go

These UK sales charts reports are going to get really boring for a good few weeks now, so strap yourself in and prepare to grit your teeth. LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens has held on to the top spot for a second successive week, force choking the competition out of the race. Overwatch finished in second, while DOOM, FIFA 16, and...