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The Crew charts at six in the UK

Ubisoft's racer was the highest new entry, but FIFA 15 returned to the top spot

FIFA 15 has returned to number one in the UK software chart, after Ubisoft Reflections' The Crew failed to mount a serious challenge in a thin week for new releases.

The Crew - an open-world racing game that Ubisoft released to critics the day before launch due to the importance of online play - entered the chart in sixth, leaving older releases to duke it out for the five places above.

EA's evergreen football franchise was the biggest beneficiary of the spartan release schedule, hitting number one for the first time in six weeks. Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham showed the biggest gains, leaping from 19th to 5th on the back of retailer promotions.

Charts courtesy of UKIE and Chart-Track Gfk.

Last Week This Week Title
2 1 FIFA 15
1 2 Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
3 3 Grand Theft Auto V
4 4 Far Cry 4
19 5 Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham
New Entry 6 The Crew
5 7 Assassin's Creed Unity
10 8 MineCraft: Xbox Edition
12 9 MineCraft: PlayStation Edition
8 10 Drive Club

Note: This story originally stated that the press did not receive copies of The Crew until after its launch. The article has been corrected to reflect that there was no embargo on reviews of the game.

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