About the game
FIFA is EA Sports' long-running football simulation game that launches new instalments annually.
God of War retains pole position in UK boxed sales chart
Naturally, nobody expected radical changes on the UK boxed sales chart, what with this time of the year being particularly quiet when it comes to new releases. God of War and Far Cry 5 remain firmly in front but we did see a few upsets.
Injustice 2 continues to brawl on top of sales charts
UK physical charts for last week's sales are in and Injustice 2 keeps holding onto its first spot. Overwatch made an appearance in the top ten thanks to the anniversary event price cuts. Ultra Street Fighter II ranks at number ten.
Belgium bans loot boxes, punishments include prison, fines
The Belgian Gaming Commission has found FIFA 18, Overwatch and Counter Strike: Global Offensive to be in violation of gambling regulations in the country, due to the games containing loot boxes. Battlefront 2, however, is on the green.
God of War takes over UK boxed charts, Far Cry 5 climbs down
If there have been any concerns over the new God of War, they had to be dispelled by now. Indeed, the game's director Cory Barlog can rest, because God of War not only garnered critical acclaim - it's doing well on the financial side too.
Dutch legislation cracks down on loot boxes pretty hard
Game developers have eight weeks to dump loot boxes from their games after the Netherlands Gaming Authority decided to be the first to crack down on them. Namely, a study showed that four games are in violation of their Better Gaming Act.
Far Cry 5 tops UK boxed charts for the third week running
Far Cry 5 seems to have made itself quite comfortable in UK's boxed sales charts, coming in first for the third time running. Having said that, there haven't been any new releases in the past weeks, which does slightly diminish the title.
PlayStation Store reports Far Cry 5 as best seller in March, A Way Out comes in second
Sony Entertainment Europe have confirmed that Ubisoft's Far Cry 5 ended up as the best selling game on PlayStation Store in March 2018, which is sure to go nicely with the title of highest sold boxed game in the UK for two weeks running.
Far Cry 5 tops UK's weekly boxed charts, ends up the fastest selling game in the franchise
Having launched less than a week ago, Ubisoft's Far Cry 5 didn't take long to overtake UK's weekly boxed charts. Naturally, boxed sales are usually just half of the story, but at the moment, they seem to be saying Ubisoft's done a good job.
FIFA 18 rules weekly UK chart, Grand Theft Auto V stays second
It seems like EA Sports' Fifa 18 isn't planning on leaving anytime yet, with the game establishing a dominion over UK charts ever since it launched, it seems. "Old man" GTA V keeps punching above its weight coming in second.
FIFA 18 tops the UK sales charts yet again, for a total of six weeks
FIFA 18 is celebrating two consecutive weeks at number one on the UK sales chart. Grand Theft Auto V has climbed back to second place last week. Activision's Call of Duty: WWII rounds off the top three.