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Uncharted 4 by far the most successful launch in the series in the UK

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[Week 49, 2007] UNCHARTED: DRAKE'S FORTUNE (SONY COMPUTER ENT.)
[Week 42, 2009] UNCHARTED 2: AMONG THIEVES (SONY COMPUTER ENT.) - 84,000 / NEW
[Week 44, 2011] UNCHARTED 3: DRAKE'S DECEPTION (SONY COMPUTER ENT.) - 115,000 / NEW
[Week 08, 2012] UNCHARTED: GOLDEN ABYSS (SONY COMPUTER ENT.) - 27,000 / NEW
[Week 41, 2015] UNCHARTED: THE NATHAN DRAKE COLLECTION (SONY COMPUTER ENT.) - 39,000 / NEW
[Week 19, 2016] UNCHARTED 4: A THIEF'S END (SONY COMPUTER ENT.) - 192,000 / NEW
I imagine it has to be over 200k with digital.

Man how this franchise has grown.
 
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[Week 49, 2007] UNCHARTED: DRAKE'S FORTUNE (SONY COMPUTER ENT.)
[Week 42, 2009] UNCHARTED 2: AMONG THIEVES (SONY COMPUTER ENT.) - 84,000 / NEW
[Week 44, 2011] UNCHARTED 3: DRAKE'S DECEPTION (SONY COMPUTER ENT.) - 115,000 / NEW
[Week 08, 2012] UNCHARTED: GOLDEN ABYSS (SONY COMPUTER ENT.) - 27,000 / NEW
[Week 41, 2015] UNCHARTED: THE NATHAN DRAKE COLLECTION (SONY COMPUTER ENT.) - 39,000 / NEW
[Week 19, 2016] UNCHARTED 4: A THIEF'S END (SONY COMPUTER ENT.) - 192,000 / NEW
200k just in the UK? Holy shit. I wonder how well it will do in other big European countries like France and Germany.

Also, surprised that the Nathan Drake Collection had such low week 1 sales. Do we have any idea at all how well that sold in total?
 

Mung

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Amazing. People like me who went digital aren't even included in these numbers, so an even bigger increase.
 
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I imagine it has to be over 200k with digital.

Man how this franchise has grown.
It's a perfect example of a game which starts out at a decent level but grows to titanic proportions with a great developer behind it and good publisher support. It's just a shame most publishers these days don't recognise this and just want a massive AAA smash hit straight out of the gate.
 

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Kinda insane. That's great to hear for the genre. Congrats.
[Week 49, 2007] UNCHARTED: DRAKE'S FORTUNE (SONY COMPUTER ENT.)
[Week 42, 2009] UNCHARTED 2: AMONG THIEVES (SONY COMPUTER ENT.) - 84,000 / NEW
[Week 44, 2011] UNCHARTED 3: DRAKE'S DECEPTION (SONY COMPUTER ENT.) - 115,000 / NEW
[Week 08, 2012] UNCHARTED: GOLDEN ABYSS (SONY COMPUTER ENT.) - 27,000 / NEW
[Week 41, 2015] UNCHARTED: THE NATHAN DRAKE COLLECTION (SONY COMPUTER ENT.) - 39,000 / NEW
[Week 19, 2016] UNCHARTED 4: A THIEF'S END (SONY COMPUTER ENT.) - 192,000 / NEW
Good for ND to end their last Uncharted game on such a positive/high note.
 
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Greatness from small beginnings.

Deserved too, the amount of craftmanship and love poured into that game is second to none.
 

Javin98

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Outsold Halo 5 in its first week opening.

Uncharted now bigger than Halo.
Just like with Ratchet and Clank and Quantum Break, wouldn't surprise me at all if Uncharted 4 outsells Halo 5 in the US as well. For reference, how many units exactly did Halo 5 sell in its debut week in the UK?

Congratulations, ND. Uncharted 4 is probably the best game I've ever played.
 

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Just like with Ratchet and Clank and Quantum Break, wouldn't surprise me at all if Uncharted 4 outsells Halo 5 in the US as well. For reference, how many units exactly did Halo 5 sell in its debut week in the UK?

Congratulations, ND. Uncharted 4 is probably the best game I've ever played.
160k for Halo 5
390k for Halo Reach
 

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Great news. Should finish this tonight, then I'll be anxiously awaiting DLC.
 
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Gonna clear 5m launch day!
Shipped + Digital
That seems unlikely. Typically the UK accounts for about 10% of the global market. I think 3 million sales for opening week is doable though, once digital sales are accounted for.

No MP probably killed all the hype for NDC
On the other hand, were people really all that interested in Uncharted 4 because of the multiplayer? Take a look at the number of posts in the two OTs - I think that's indicative that people overwhelmingly care about this franchise due to the campaign.
 

SRTtoZ

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It's crazy to see ND walk away from the franchise at its Peak. Something other developers should have done with their franchises long ago.
 

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Digital sales will be interesting. In Australia PSN had it for $79 while some stores were selling it for $99.
 

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Wahoo! Congrats to ND! UC4 was an incredible ride from beginning to end, it was such a satisfying experience.
 

T-0800

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It's crazy to see ND walk away from the franchise at its Peak. Something other developers should have done with their franchises long ago.
It's a good thing isn't it. MS should have put Halo to bed for a few years. I understand why they didn't though.

I'd be happy if we never see another UC game and I love the UC games.
 

McMoneyman

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It's crazy to see ND walk away from the franchise at its Peak. Something other developers should have done with their franchises long ago.
Its probably easier for ND because a The Last of Us sequel or if they decide to make a brand new IP will probably sell as well, because people know about Naughty Dog's qualities by now + Sony will market the hell out of that too.
 

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On the other hand, were people really all that interested in Uncharted 4 because of the multiplayer? Take a look at the number of posts in the two OTs - I think that's indicative that people overwhelmingly care about this franchise due to the campaign.
Two OTs don't represent entire fanbase. Uncharted MP has strong community. Yes, the series is known for its SP but MP also help it
 

zsynqx

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Its probably easier for ND because a The Last of Us sequel or if they decide to make a brand new IP will probably sell as well, because people know about Naughty Dog's qualities by now + Sony will market the hell out of that too.
Yup

"New IP from the makers of Uncharted and The Last of Us"
 

jjonez18

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That seems unlikely. Typically the UK accounts for about 10% of the global market. I think 3 million sales for opening week is doable though, once digital sales are accounted for.
UC3 shipped 3.8m it's opening day. UC4 is obsiously doing better. Come to think of it, it could ship a bit less due to no Black Friday + Christmas though. Either way it should do better than UC3. If they give numbers for a week then I expect 5m+. If it's for launch day at least on par with UC3