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Splatoon is Wii U’s biggest new franchise debut in UK charts

Splatoon - making a sizeable splat on the charts

Splatoon – making a sizeable splat on the charts

The Witcher 3 is still the UK’s number one, but in second place Wii U exclusive Splatoon has given it a good run for its money.

There was never any chance a Wii U exclusive was going to beat The Witcher 3 in its second week, but Nintendo’s Splatoon seems to have done pretty well – becoming the fifth fastest selling game on the console.

Presumably the other four were all Nintendo regulars, but Splatoon itself has become the biggest ever launch of a new IP on the Wii U. Not that there’s been that many, as the second biggest is still Ubisoft’s launch title ZombiU.

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