Grand Theft Auto 5 becomes the UK's all-time bestseller

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Grand Theft Auto 5 becomes the UK's all-time bestseller
The new king of Britain is Grand Theft Auto 5, after it claimed the crown for the most units sold in the nation in the ever of ever. On the back of hitting PS4 and Xbox One, Rockstar's latest crime circus usurped the former rule of Call of Duty: Black Ops, according to data-bods Chart Track. While Chart Track didn't report specific sales figures, MCV claims GTA 5 was at "almost 4 million" units sold in the UK ahead of its arrival on the newest systems.

As per other re-releases, GTA 5 offers enhanced graphics on PS4 and Xbox One. In its case, however, there's also the undoubted showpiece of the new first-person camera.

"Rather than lowering the camera and shoving it in the chests of its three protagonists, GTA 5's first-person mode adds detailed animations that give the perspective a feeling more akin to simulation than a shooter," said Joystiq's Xav de Matos in our updated review.

GTA 5 isn't the only rock star in this week's UK charts, so head below the break to see how well Far Cry 4 and Dragon Age: Inquisition did, and just how badly Sonic Boom flopped. You'll also find the UK top ten and, as ever, the minimally-beloved customary music video.
First, the good news: Far Cry 4 managed to squeeze itself between GTA 5 and Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare to take second place. According to Chart Track, Far Cry 4 recorded "by far" the most successful first week in the exotic shooter series' UK charts history.

Meanwhile, Dragon Age: Inquisition charted fifth and hit "almost exactly" the same first week sales as its predecessor, Dragon Age 2 - bear in mind DAI launched on Xbox One and PS4 as well as Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.

Sadly, Sonic Boom's debut sits firmly in the bad news camp. After launching in the UK on November 21, neither the Wii U nor the 3DS edition made it into the top 40 this week. For reference, Sonic: Lost World placed 11th on its first week on shelves back in October 2013, while Sonic Generations debuted 10th in November 2011. So, as far as the British public goes, it's less Sonic Boom and more Sonic Boo (did someone say Sonic Boo-urns?).

Top 10 UK Software Sales (All Formats): week ending November 22
  1. Grand Theft Auto 5
  2. Far Cry 4
  3. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
  4. FIFA 15
  5. Dragon Age: Inquisition
  6. Assassin's Creed: Unity
  7. WWE 2K15
  8. Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham
  9. Minecraft: PlayStation Edition
  10. Halo: The Master Chief Collection
[Image: Rockstar]
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