Star Wars Battlefront II had disappointing sales compared to both the previous Battlefront came and Battlefield One in the UK physical sales chart.
The game from EA has been mired in controversy over the microtransactions and loot boxes in the game, with the former having been turned off for the foreseeable future.
Games Industry announced on Monday that the game entered into second in its first week behind Activision’s Call of Duty: WWII. However it is down 61% in physical sales in the UK compared to EA’s 2015 Star Wars game.
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon entered in fourth and fifth behind Fifa 18, while The Sims 4 and LA Noire Remastered found themselves in seventh and eighth respectively. The other old entries still to keep inside the top ten are Assassin’s Creed Origins and Super Mario Odyssey.
On PC many people have cancelled their preorders for Star Wars Battlefront II before it released or after playing it due to certain unlockables taking a lot of time to get through normal play. Players and others in the gaming sphere argue that this was to get people buying microtransactions to be able to open loot boxes.