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Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection is PS4’s 8th biggest launch of 2015

Sony’s Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection for PlayStation 4 has debuted in second place on the U.K. All Format Chart, becoming the console’s eighth-biggest release of 2015 so far.


Sadly for Nathan Drake’s remastered, treasure hunting antics, the compilation was held off the top spot by the ubiquitous FIFA franchise, with its latest entry managing to hold onto the top spot for yet another week. Still, FIFA is a multi-format title, so it’s nonetheless an impressive debut for the Uncharted Collection, which is only available on a single platform, and faces some pretty stiff competition to boot. 

Check out the full Top 20 below.

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1. FIFA 16

2. UNCHARTED: THE NATHAN DRAKE COLLECTION

3. DESTINY: THE TAKEN KING

4. LEGO DIMENSIONS

5. FORZA MOTORSPORT 6

6. GRAND THEFT AUTO V

7. ANIMAL CROSSING: HAPPY HOME DESIGNER

8. METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN

9. NBA 2K16

10. ROCK BAND 4

11. MAD MAX

12. LEGO JURASSIC WORLD

13. MINECRAFT: XBOX EDITION

14. SKYLANDERS SUPERCHARGERS

15. MINECRAFT: PLAYSTATION EDITION

16. RUGBY WORLD CUP 2015

17. DISNEY INFINITY 3.0

18. SUPER MARIO MAKER

19. CALL OF DUTY: GHOSTS

20. PRO EVOLUTION SOCCER 2016

Read our full review of Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection and find out what other critics had to say about the bundle in our round-up. Sony is obviously targeting newcomers with the collection, revealing that around 80 percent of PS4 owners haven’t played as single Uncharted game. The Uncharted franchise has sold a whopping 21 million units worldwide since its inception in 2007, making it one of Sony’s biggest first-party franchises, standing alongside the likes of God of War and Gran Turismo. However, hero Nathan Drake’s part in the series is set to come to an end with the next chapter, and Naughty Dog has even admitted continuing the series without him is difficult to imagine. 

 Uncharted 4 is due out exclusively on PS4 on March 18, 2016, and was originally scheduled to ship in the latter half of 2015. However, Naughty Dog made the difficult to decision to delay the launch to meet the high standards set by the studio. It later emerged that part of the delay was down to getting the ending sequence just right. Read our review of Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection to see how the series shapes up on PS4.