505 Games’ morbidly graphic long-range shooter Sniper Elite III has enjoyed a second week at the top of the UK sales charts, putting a bullet in fellow next-gen rival Watch Dogs. Despite being available on last-gen systems as well, both games sold best on Sony’s latest machine, evidencing the commanding position that the Japanese giant holds in Britain these days.
With the World Cup sprinting towards a dramatic conclusion, FIFA 14 dribbled into third, as Wolfenstein: The New Order continued to excel on the back of positive word of mouth in fifth – more proof that you don’t necessarily need a multiplayer mode to find success in today’s market. Elsewhere, EA Sports UFC slipped out of the octagon into seventh.
The physical version of Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition continued to prove its popularity in ninth, as PlayStation 4 exclusive inFAMOUS: Second Son hovered around the middle of the charts, this time in 27th place. Despite the closure of developer Airtight Games, spooky detective sim Murdered: Soul Suspect actually moved up a spot, into 21st position.
As always, you can peruse the full list of movers and shakers through here. Have you been busy flashing your cash over the past seven days, or are you keeping your wallet shut tight until The Last of Us Remastered in a few weeks? Share your expenditure report in the comments section below.