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Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Debuts in 1st on the UK Charts

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Debuts in 1st on the UK Charts - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 14 June 2021 / 2,396 Views

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart has debuted in first place on the UK retail charts, according to GfK for the week ending June 12, 2021.

Sales for Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart are similar to other released this year like New Pokémon Snap and Monster Hunter: Rise. The game did sell three times more than the last PlayStation 5 exclusive, Returnal. The game is also the second biggest PlayStation 5 launch, behind Spider-Man: Miles Morales, but ahead of Assassin's Creed Valhalla.

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart had the second biggest launch ever for a Ratchet & Clank game. The 2016 Ratchet & Clank game for the PlayStation 4 had a bigger launch with sales 29 percent higher in its first week. However, PS4 sales at the time were four higher than current PS5 sales. It is also priced at £70, while the PS4 game was priced at £30.

Chivalry 2 was the one other new game in the top 10 as it debuted in ninth place. The PS5 accounted for 41 percent of the sales, the Xbox Series version for 32 percent, followed by the PS4 version with the remaining sales.

Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade also debuted this week but missed the top 10 and had to settle for 12th place. 

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Debuts in 1st on the UK Charts

Here are the top 10 best-selling titles:

    1. Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart - NEW
    2. FIFA 21
    3. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
    4. Animal Crossing: New Horizons
    5. Spider-Man: Miles Morales
    6. Assassin's Creed Valhalla
    7. Minecraft (NS)
    8. Resident Evil Village
    9. Chivalry - NEW
    10. Miitopia

Thanks, GamesIndustry.


A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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3 Comments
Signalstar (on 14 June 2021)

Good start for Rivet & Clank!

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trunkswd Signalstar (on 14 June 2021)

Well deserved. The first next-gen looking game out on consoles IMO.

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Otter (on 16 June 2021)

" It is also priced at £70, while the PS4 game was priced at £30."

This is wild lmao. I remember I used to praise sony for their flexibility with pricing. How the times have changed.

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