No Man's Sky sales fall by a massive 81% in the UK

No Man's Sky sales plummet in the UK, sliding 81% in their second week since release.

Published Tue, Aug 23 2016 10:22 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:58 AM CST

The mess that is No Man's Sky continues to find its way into the headlines, this time with sales in the UK plummeting by 81% in its second week on the market. The game has taken a 78% decline in sales in the US recently, too.

No Man's Sky sales fall by a massive 81% in the UK |

No Man's Sky has been replaced by F1 2016 in the UK Charts, with F1 2016's first week sales down by around 32% compared to F1 2015. Keep in mind that the UK Charts only track the games that are sold at retail, and not digital sales. So, this would be mostly the PS4 version of the game, which is still pretty big considering Sony was pushing it pre-release. See what we thought of No Man's Sky in our official review. As for the top 10 games in the UK right now, here's the list:

  1. F1 2016, Codemasters
  2. No Man's Sky, Sony
  3. Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Warner Bros.
  4. Overwatch, Blizzard
  5. Grand Theft Auto 5, Rockstar
  6. Rocket League, 505 Games
  7. FIFA 16, EA
  8. Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, Sony
  9. Doom, Bethesda
  10. Minecraft: Xbox Edition, Microsoft

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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