Xbox Gameplay Chart: Week Ending January 6th, 2019

By Rebecca Smith, 11 days ago
It's the first Xbox Gameplay Chart of the year. Since the chart's debut at the start of December, Red Dead Redemption 2 has stayed in the top spot, but over the last couple of weeks, Fortnite has been gaining ground. Has RDR2 stayed at the top of the chart at the start of 2019? Let's take a look at the top 40 most played games in the full chart below.

PositionGamePublisherLast week
1 iconFortniteEpic Games2
2 iconCall of Duty: Black Ops 4Activision3
3 iconRed Dead Redemption 2Rockstar1
4 iconForza Horizon 4Microsoft Studios4
5 iconBattlefield VElectronic Arts5
6 iconDestiny 2Activision6
7 iconFIFA 19Electronic Arts9
8 iconRocket LeaguePsyonix8
9 iconPlayerUnknown's BattlegroundsMicrosoft10
10 iconGrand Theft Auto VRockstar7
11 iconCelesteMatt Makes Games-
12 iconMinecraftMicrosoft Studios12
13 iconTom Clancy's Rainbow Six SiegeUbisoft11
14 iconAssassin's Creed OdysseyUbisoft13
15 iconOverwatch: Origins EditionBlizzard Entertainment14
16 iconFallout 76Bethesda Softworks15
17 iconROBLOXRoblox Corporation16
18 iconARK: Survival EvolvedReverb Publishing35
19 iconHalo: The Master Chief CollectionMicrosoft Studios19
20 iconSea of ThievesMicrosoft Studios22
21 iconGears of War 4Microsoft Studios17
22 iconNBA 2K192K Sports20
23 iconMortal Kombat XWarner Bros. Interactive Entertainment18
24 iconMadden NFL 19EA Games23
25 iconStar Wars Battlefront IIElectronic Arts24
26 iconSpyro Reignited TrilogyActivision21
27 iconMinecraft: Xbox One EditionMicrosoft Studios25
28 iconHalo 5: GuardiansMicrosoft Studios27
29 iconWarframeDigital Extremes28
30 iconBattlefield 1EA Games26
31 iconMonster Hunter: WorldCAPCOM CO., LTD.31
32 iconFIFA 18EA GamesRE
33 iconSMITEHi-Rez Studios33
34 iconShadow of the Tomb RaiderSquare Enix30
35 iconCall of Duty: WWIIActivision32
36 iconForza Motorsport 7Microsoft Studios34
37 iconHellblade: Senua's SacrificeNinja Theory29
38 iconFar Cry 5Ubisoft39
39 iconFallout 4Bethesda Softworks36
40 iconThe Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special EditionBethesda Softworks40
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There is a new title in #1! Fortnite has indeed managed to unseat Rockstar's cowboy adventure, but not only that, the latter drops into #3 as it is also overtaken by Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. It isn't all bad news for Rockstar, though, as Grand Theft Auto V just holds on to a spot in the top 10.

Elsewhere, we see small climbs and small drops, but very few titles move more than five places in either direction. FIFA 18 climbs nine places to re-enter the charts at #32; the title has been dropping in and out of the charts for the last few weeks. Xbox Game Pass provides the rest of the exceptions. Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice drops eight places down the chart to #37. With just 6-8 hours estimated for completing the game in its entirety, most people who tried the game through Xbox Game Pass have likely gotten everything they want out of it over the last three weeks. On the other hand, the introduction of ARK: Survival Evolved into the programme sees it climb 17 places to #18.

Finally, as predicted last week, Celeste makes a rather impressive debut at #11 thanks to its introduction as the current Xbox One Game With Gold. The remaining Xbox Game Pass new releases, Farming Simulator 17 and Life Is Strange 2, are nowhere to be seen.

Next week sees the introduction of Absolver, Aftercharge, and Just Cause 3 into Xbox Game Pass, so will we see any new entries from those into the chart? Don't forget to tune in to see what next week will bring, and in the meantime, you can subscribe to get alerts for all future Xbox Gameplay Charts here.
Rebecca Smith
Written by Rebecca Smith
Rebecca is the Newshound Manager at TrueGaming Network. She has been contributing articles since 2010, especially those that involve intimidatingly long lists. When not writing news, she works in an independent game shop so that she can spend all day talking about games too. She'll occasionally go outside.