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Skate 3 returns to top three ten years after release | UK Digital Charts

But FIFA 21 remains at the top

It was a quiet week for digital releases in the UK last week, which has seen some surprising games re-enter the charts.

The biggest surprise is Skate 3, the cult favourite skateboarding game that launched over ten years ago. The Xbox 360 version of the game saw a jump in sales due to a sale on Xbox Live, which took the game down to just £3.74.

Other games that re-enter the charts due to discounting includes the PC version of Shadow of the Tomb Raider (No.5), which is sold as part of a bundle with Rise of the Tomb Raider (No.10). Meanwhile, the PSN Halloween sale has caused Days Gone to re-enter the Top Ten at No.6.

Of course, the real champion of the week remains FIFA 21, which holds its No.1 position in the digital chart for a third consecutive week, just like it did in the physical chart. The game's weekly digital sales fell 40% week-on-week.

For the second week in a row, the physical version of FIFA 21 sold better than the digital version, although overall the game's sales have been primarily digital (by a large margin) following an impressive first week.

Here is the GSD Chart UK Digital for the week ending October 24th:

Last Week This Week Title
1 1 FIFA 21
3 2 Grand Theft Auto 5
Re-Entry 3 Skate 3
Re-Entry 4 Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege
Re-Entry 5 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
Re-Entry 6 Days Gone
2 7 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
6 8 Star Wars Squadrons
Re-Entry 9 Unravel Two
Re-Entry 10 Rise of the Tomb Raider

Digital data includes games from participating companies sold via Steam, Xbox Live, PlayStation Network, Nintendo Eshop. Participating companies are Activision Blizzard, Anuman, Bandai Namco, Capcom, Codemasters, Electronic Arts, Focus Home Interactive, Koch Media, Microsoft, Milestone, Nacon, Paradox Interactive, Sega, Sony, Square Enix, Take-Two, THQ Nordic, Ubisoft and Warner Bros.

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Christopher Dring

Head of Games B2B

Chris is a 15-year games business veteran. He spent nine years at UK business weekly MCV, including five years as editor. He joined GI in 2016 and oversees editorial, sales and events worldwide. He is the architect behind Best Places To Work Awards and GI Live. And is a tiny bit obsessed with market data. He also writes for Doctor Who Magazine. Because Doctor Who is awesome.

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