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UK software sales analysis for the week ending July 14th, 2018 - Details on Crash Bandicoot, LEGO The Incredibles, Octopath Traveler, and Captain Toad

We've already shared the Top 20 software sales for the UK during the week ending July 14th, 2018, but now we have some specific insight into the top titles. The top of the charts featured games that were very close to one another in terms of total sales, and Octopath Traveler's performance was actually the strongest when you consider revenue made.

Crash Bandicoot: N.Sane Trilogy

- No. 1 in UK for the third week
- Xbox One version is performing marginally better than the Switch version
- this is something very specific to the UK market, with the Switch edition performing strongest across EMEA

LEGO The Incredibles

- No. 2 debut
- comes in below last year's LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 but ahead of LEGO Ninjago: The Movie
- 46% of sales came on PS4, 30% on Xbox One and 23% on Switch

Octopath Traveler

- No. 3 debut
- almost double the debut sales of Bravely Default
- more than double Bravely Second debut sales
- if charts were by revenue, Octopath Traveler is No.1 due to its higher price tag
- No. 1 single-platform title for the week

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker

- No. 4 debut
- Switch version accounted for 93% of the sales, while the 3DS version accounted for 7%
- opening week sales were 40% lower than what the Wii U version managed

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LEGO The Incredibles - Switch Vs. PC, plus gameplay footage

Experience the thrilling adventures of the Parr family as they conquer crime and family life through both Disney-Pixar films The Incredibles and Incredibles 2, in a LEGO® world full of fun and humor.

LEGO The Incredibles - gameplay footage

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Lego DC Super Villains - three gameplay segments

It's good to be bad… Embark on an all-new DC/LEGO® adventure by becoming the best villain the universe has seen. Players will create and play as an all-new super-villain throughout the game, unleashing mischievous antics and wreaking havoc in an action-packed story.

YouTube Live at E3 to feature Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy reveal, LEGO DC Super Villains, Starlink, & Sonic Team Racing

We now know what YouTube Live at E3 2018 is going to feature for their Monday lineup, and there's a number of Switch-related titles set to be shown. You can get the schedule of events for those titles below.

Monday

5:30–6pm ET:
CRASH BANDICOOT REVEAL, ALI-A, VIKKSTAR, UBISOFT CEO AND MORE
Ali-A and Vikkstar join Geoff to discuss the latest E3 news. The Crash Bandicoot team joins Geoff to reveal the first look at something new. Plus, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot comes right from the Ubisoft press conference stage to join Geoff for a live interview. Also, we get a first look at the gameplay of WORLD WAR Z.

6–7pm ET:
NINJA, MARSHMELLO, ASSASSIN’S CREED, AND TROY BAKER AND NOLAN NORTH
He’s finally here: Ninja live on YouTube! Ninja receives his Diamond Play Button and jumps onto Fortnite for a live Let’s Play with his Fortnite Pro-Am partner DJ Marshmello. who will also be live in the studio. Plus, the team behind Assassin’s Creed Odyssey is live with Geoff, and we are joined by the dynamic duo of video game performance capture: Troy Baker and Nolan North, who sit down with Geoff to discuss their new Retro Replay channel on YouTube. Plus, the Ubisoft Toronto team behind STARLINK comes by to detail the latest news on the game, as well as the developers of SKULL & BONES from Ubisoft.

7–8pm ET:
NINJA, FORTNITE, DAYS GONE, LEGO DC SUPER-VILLIANS, NBA PLAYER JOSH HART AND MORE
You won’t find this interview anywhere else at E3: Epic Games’ worldwide creative director Donald Mustard is live with Geoff to discuss the latest on Fortnite and the upcoming Pro-Am event at E3. In addition, Ninja sticks around for more Let’s Plays, Bend Studio comes by to demo a new look at the PlayStation exclusive Days Gone, we get a first-look demo at the newly announced LEGO DC Super-Villains, Sonic Team Racing, and NBA player Josh Hart jumps live into a Let’s Play too.

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WBIE Officially Announces LEGO DC Super-Villains (trailer, screens, cover art)


BURBANK, Calif. – May 30, 2018 – Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, The LEGO Group and DC Entertainment today announced LEGO® DC Super-Villains, the first LEGO game to put players at the center of a villain-centric adventure packed with favorite locations and characters from across the DC universe. For the first time, a LEGO game is giving players the ability to create and play as their own DC Super-Villain throughout the game. Their character becomes the center of the story, while teaming up with an iconic variety of villains to adventure through the hilarious and original story written in collaboration with DC. LEGO® DC Super-Villains will be available October 16, 2018 for PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One X®, Nintendo Switch™, and PC.

“LEGO DC Super-Villains provides players a fun and humorous way to cause mischief by unleashing their DC Super-Villain’s sinister powers and amusing abilities,” said Tom Stone, Managing Director, TT Games. “With an unprecedented amount of customization options to choose from, players can create and customize their character at the start of the story, unlocking new powers and abilities as they progress through the funniest LEGO game to date.”

“The original story in LEGO DC Super-Villains flips the DC universe upside down as players embark on an unforgettable adventure starring memorable villains set across notable DC locations,” said Ames Kirshen, Vice President, Interactive & Animation, DC Entertainment. “DC’s roster of iconic Super-Villains is unmatched and fans will love teaming up with The Joker, Harley Quinn, Lex Luthor and a host of others to save Earth from a greater evil.”

“LEGO DC Super-Villains gives players a new way to play with their favorite DC characters with a splash of light-hearted, villainous antics,” said Sean McEvoy, VP Digital Games, The LEGO Group. “Players will enjoy exploring the expansive DC universe in the way only a LEGO game can deliver.”

In LEGO DC Super-Villains, the Justice League has disappeared, leaving Earth’s protection to a newcomer group of heroes from a parallel universe, proclaiming themselves as the ‘Justice Syndicate’. Renowned DC Super-Villains from the ‘Legion Of Doom’ discover Earth’s newest heroes may not be the heroes they claim to be. With each player’s completely customizable Super-Villain character in command, this team of misfit lawbreakers must join forces to discover and foil the evil plans the incognito strangers have in store.

At the beginning of the campaign, players can create their own unique villain and main character throughout, while also teaming up with a variety of DC Super-Villains throughout the story mode. As players progress, they will unlock new abilities, powers and can continue to customize their character to take on the evil threat. Friends and family can join story mode at any time with the fun, two-player, local co-op experiences where players can team up in epic boss fights.

A Deluxe Edition of the game, featuring the main game content, Season Pass content and early access to the DC Super-Villains: TV Series DLC Character Pack, is now available for pre-order. An exclusive LEGO minifigure, Lex Luthor Superman, also comes with the physical version of the Deluxe Edition, while digital consumers will receive the Justice League Dark DLC Character Pack with their Deluxe Edition.

For more game information, visit chaos-is-coming.wbgames.com.

LEGO DC Super-Villains - Teaser Trailer

The teases started with some Twitter images and hashtags, and now we have the first official teaser trailer. Looks like we'll be getting the full blowout of info on this one come E3 2018.