Around AOTF ×
Platforms
More
Bioware, Mass Effect, Mass Effect Andromeda, Mass Effect: Andromeda #1 In UK Charts; Fails To Top Mass Effect 2 Or 3

We knew that a shakeup would be coming in the UK video game sales charts this week, with the release of BioWare’s Mass Effect: Andromeda set to be one of the biggest games of the year. It has now been revealed that the game has…..

Mass Effect: Andromeda #1 In UK Charts; Fails To Top Mass Effect 2 Or 3

by | @mikeyg0403 | on March 27, 2017

We knew that a shakeup would be coming in the UK video game sales charts this week, with the release of BioWare’s Mass Effect: Andromeda set to be one of the biggest games of the year. It has now been revealed that the game has debuted in the #1 spot in the charts, though it didn’t match the early success that recent games in the series experienced.

Despite the fact that the game debuted at the #1 spot, it has been revealed that it did not meet the sales numbers reached by Mass Effect 2 or 3. We don’t have the specific sales numbers for comparison, but the fact that the game was not as well-received as the previous games were likely made in impact. The game has received mixed reviews since launch, with some noting a poor story and characters along with technical issues being major flaws. It has experienced the third biggest launch of the year so far, only being topped by Ghost Recon: Wildlands and Horizon: Zero Dawn.

As for the rest of the top 10 sales charts in the UK, Ghost Recon: Wildlands has been dethroned as the #1 game after spending a couple of weeks in that position. However, it only dropped to the #2 spot, so sales for the game are certainly staying strong. LEGO Worlds and Horizon: Zero Dawn take the #3 and #4 spots, whereas The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild comes in at #6. The following is the complete list of 10 games in the UK sales charts:

  • (1) Mass Effect Andromeda
  • (2) Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands
  • (3) LEGO Worlds
  • (4) Horizon Zero Dawn
  • (5) GTA 5
  • (6) The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • (7) FIFA 17
  • (8) Rocket League
  • (9) Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
  • (10) Forza Horizon 3

Despite the mixed response that the game has received, we enjoyed our time with Mass Effect: Andromeda when we covered it recently. You can check out our thoughts on the game in our review by clicking right here.

Read This Next
Mass Effect: Andromeda Price Dropped to $40 on Amazon
Mass Effect: Andromeda Price Dropped to $40 on Amazon

Mass Effect: Andromeda had its issues, no doubt, but it still offers dozens of hours of quality scifi entertainment. Some,...

No PC Patches for Mass Effect Andromeda Pirates
No PC Patches for Mass Effect Andromeda Pirates

It didn’t take long for Mass Effect Andromeda to hacked and pirated on PC, despite being protected by Denuvo DRM....

Star Wars: KOTOR Remake Rumors are Running Wild
Star Wars: KOTOR Remake Rumors are Running Wild

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, or KOTOR, was such an amazing and game changing experience that pretty much...

Say Something