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New PS5 bundle sends Horizon Forbidden West back to No.1 | UK Boxed Charts

Lognor

Member
Apparently, this is the first time many of you have ever seen a console bundle.
Usually bundles aren't done when there are severe supply chain issues. Every ps5 is getting sold. So it's kind of scummy for Sony to make forced bundles. Mario kart was bundled years after the switch was readily available. Probably the same was true for forza which some mentioned.

If there were ps5s sitting on shelves it would be a different story. I wonder why Sony picked hzd2 as their first bundle though.
 

Hobbygaming

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Usually bundles aren't done when there are severe supply chain issues. Every ps5 is getting sold. So it's kind of scummy for Sony to make forced bundles. Mario kart was bundled years after the switch was readily available. Probably the same was true for forza which some mentioned.

If there were ps5s sitting on shelves it would be a different story. I wonder why Sony picked hzd2 as their first bundle though.
Horizon Forbidden West is a high quality game that will bring some new people into the PlayStation ecosystem and make new fans of Guerrilla Games

It's a great choice for a bundle
 

anothertech

Member
Amazing game

This thread tho
 

John Wick

Member
Because they have increased the price of the console by 50 pounds.

there is nothing wrong with offering the console with a game as long as the game is free. by forcing a bundle on you, you are no better than gamestop which has been forcing bundles since launch.
That's easy don't buy the bundle. Wait till supply catches up to demand. Or find a retailer who is selling just the console.
I don't remember bundles being a problem before as most my consoles were bought as a bundle.
 
Up until April 16 from when?
Feel free to point out how many weeks horizon was out of top 10

Your mental gymnastics is hilarious. Stop embarrassing yourself
Yeah...new consoles with barely any stock have their game sales front-loaded...and every time they get more stock those games go up. Ratchet and Gran Turismo 7 aren't part of any pack as well and one of them is back inside the top 10...they don't mention that for some reason...it's not part of their narrative.
 
Up until April 16 from when?
Feel free to point out how many weeks horizon was out of top 10

Your mental gymnastics is hilarious. Stop embarrassing yourself

Are you dudes really this dumb? There is a link in my post stating it was outside top 10 in boxed UK from launch until April 16.


Feel free to provide sales numbers for FW since you know that information.
 
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Yeah...new consoles with barely any stock have their game sales front-loaded...and every time they get more stock those games go up. Ratchet and Gran Turismo 7 aren't part of any pack as well and one of them is back inside the top 10...they don't mention that for some reason...it's not part of their narrative.

That was mentioned in the article and why does that matter when GT7/FW were cross gen games.
 

SLB1904

Gold Member
Are you dudes really this dumb? There is a link in my post stating it was outside top 10 in boxed UK from launch until April 16.


Feel free to provide sales numbers for FW since you know that information.
This clown really saying horizon was outside of top 10 from launch till 16th of April lol
 

Hobbygaming

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DenchDeckard

Gold Member
This bundle is newly released? Then why did we have people trolling the game weeks ago saying it only charted because of bundles
They soft bundled before where they basically forced people to buy a bundle with a disk version of horizon and GT. Both great games so I don't see the problem to deter scalpers.

Usually bundles aren't done when there are severe supply chain issues. Every ps5 is getting sold. So it's kind of scummy for Sony to make forced bundles. Mario kart was bundled years after the switch was readily available. Probably the same was true for forza which some mentioned.

If there were ps5s sitting on shelves it would be a different story. I wonder why Sony picked hzd2 as their first bundle though.

I think the big difference was, wasn't the Mario kart bundle an optional bundle for those that wanted it? You could still buy a switch without Mario kart if you wanted.

That is not the case here but it shouldn't really matter. Its sonys biggest action game for the first half of 2022, so i dont blame them.
 
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SLB1904

Gold Member
they basically forced people to buy a bundle with a disk version of horizon and GT.
Just shut fuck up already. Always making shit up. And you are in every single thread with this narrative.

So how do you explain the other games not getting bump in sales.

Let's forget for a minute that Horizon and gt7 don't exist. Regardless of the bundles that means there are more ps5 out there. Why other games aren't getting bump? Elden Ring dropped from top 10 i mean he should sell more with more ps5s ou there.
Where us dying light 2?
So people are forced to buy these games are also forced to play them. I bet they are forced to enjoy as well
 

DForce

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Are you dudes really this dumb? There is a link in my post stating it was outside top 10 in boxed UK from launch until April 16.


Feel free to provide sales numbers for FW since you know that information.

You're it was outside of the top 10 from launch until April 16th, which means it didn't appear in the top 10 until April 16th.

That's a complete lie.


HORIZON FORBIDDEN WEST
WEEK 1 - #1
WEEK 2 - #2
WEEK 3 - #4
WEEK 4 - #4
WEEK 5 - #7
WEEK 6 - #9
WEEK 7 - #10
WEEK 8 - #14 (April 4 - April 10)
WEEK 9 - #3 (April 11 - April 17)
WEEK 10 - #7
WEEK 11 - #4
WEEK 12 - #3
WEEK 13 - #3
WEEK 14 - #1

Horizon only appeared outside of the top 10 once in the UK.
 
Just shut fuck up already. Always making shit up. And you are in every single thread with this narrative.

So how do you explain the other games not getting bump in sales.

Let's forget for a minute that Horizon and gt7 don't exist. Regardless of the bundles that means there are more ps5 out there. Why other games aren't getting bump? Elden Ring dropped from top 10 i mean he should sell more with more ps5s ou there.
Where us dying light 2?
So people are forced to buy these games are also forced to play them. I bet they are forced to enjoy as well
You just proved his point. Bundles boost software chart placements. Games that aren't bundled drop in the charts after a while. Makes sense.
 

SLB1904

Gold Member
You just proved his point. Bundles boost software chart placements. Games that aren't bundled drop in the charts after a while. Makes sense.
Of course bundles bump sales genius. But acting is the only thing is what you clowns (yeah both of you) trying to run with is bullshit. If people didn't want those games that are bundled you'll see bump In sales from games people actually want.
If you buy ps5 today forced bundled with either gt7 or horizon and you didn't want those games you'll definitely buy a game you want hence bumping the sales for those other games as well. So where are they?

Think through mate think through
 

The artful mincer

Gold Member
You just proved his point. Bundles boost software chart placements. Games that aren't bundled drop in the charts after a while. Makes sense.
I don't think anybody is suggesting bundles don't increase sales. Implying the games would not sell without the bundles is tiresome.

Nobody knows for sure how much the bundles artificially increase the sales so there often just drive by low effort posts. Ps5 stock has been hard to come by until recently and we have seen other exclusives like miles Morales and ratchet have sales bumps despite barely any bundles
 

geary

Member
Y’all fighting about sales…UK sales…like theres a whole world out there where ER outperformed HFW in some cases and viceversa…
 
Are you dudes really this dumb? There is a link in my post stating it was outside top 10 in boxed UK from launch until April 16.

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Feel free to provide sales numbers for FW since you know that information.
Until april 16 means, actually, only the preceeding week :https://nintendoeverything.com/uk-software-sales-april-11-2022/
Here you can see that, while 14 in the week from 2 to 9/4, the week before it was tenth.
 

Lognor

Member
Horizon Forbidden West is a high quality game that will bring some new people into the PlayStation ecosystem and make new fans of Guerrilla Games

It's a great choice for a bundle
But is now the time for a bundle? When supply is so limited? Some ppl might not want the game. I dunno. I think if there were PS5s sitting on shelves and folks had the option with the game or without it would be a different story. Or if the game was included for free. But you have to pay for the game with this bundle
 
You're it was outside of the top 10 from launch until April 16th, which means it didn't appear in the top 10 until April 16th.

That's a complete lie.


HORIZON FORBIDDEN WEST
WEEK 1 - #1
WEEK 2 - #2
WEEK 3 - #4
WEEK 4 - #4
WEEK 5 - #7
WEEK 6 - #9
WEEK 7 - #10
WEEK 8 - #14 (April 4 - April 10)
WEEK 9 - #3 (April 11 - April 17)
WEEK 10 - #7
WEEK 11 - #4
WEEK 12 - #3
WEEK 13 - #3
WEEK 14 - #1

Horizon only appeared outside of the top 10 once in the UK.

Yeah, i dont think he's gonna show up in this thread again.
 
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