FIFA 17 is The Highest Earning UK Launch in Series’ History

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Unsurprisingly, FIFA 17 made quite the impact when it launched last Thursday in the United Kingdom, recording the highest UK launch sales for any installment in the popular franchise.

Sales were up a whopping 18% from last year’s release FIFA 16, also surpassing the sales record held by previous release FIFA 13.

The footie game managed to hold off stiff competition from Xbox One exclusive Forza Horizon 3, which came in second behind the EA Sports developed title.

In other numbers, 53% of FIFA 17 copies were sold on PlayStation 4, while 41% were sold to those using the Xbox One – Xbox One S bundles with the game helping that number greatly.

You can view the full gaming chart below:

  • FIFA 17
  • Forza Horizon 3
  • Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • BioShock: The Collection
  • XCOM 2
  • PES 2017
  • Destiny: The Collection
  • Rocket League
  • NBA 2K17
  • Grand Theft Auto 5

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