Xbox Gameplay Chart: Week Ending April 14th, 2019

By Rebecca Smith, 7 days ago
With Fortnite and Apex Legends still dominating the Xbox Gameplay Chart and no notable retail releases this week, the chart may seem fairly familiar again. Which of the two battle royale titles takes the top spot this week? Did any of the new releases or Game Pass games make an impact on the chart? You can take a look for yourself in the top 40 most played games in the Gameplay Chart below:

PositionGamePublisherLast week
1 iconFortniteEpic Games1
2 iconApex LegendsElectronic Arts2
3 iconCall of Duty: Black Ops 4Activision4
4 iconTom Clancy's Rainbow Six SiegeUbisoft3
5 iconGrand Theft Auto VRockstar5
6 iconMinecraftMicrosoft Studios6
7 iconROBLOXRoblox Corporation8
8 iconFIFA 19Electronic Arts9
9 iconTom Clancy's The Division 2Ubisoft7
10 iconRocket LeaguePsyonix10
11 iconForza Horizon 4Microsoft Studios11
12 iconNBA 2K192K Sports12
13 iconOverwatch: Origins EditionBlizzard Entertainment14
14 iconPlayerUnknown's BattlegroundsMicrosoft17
15 iconRed Dead Redemption 2Rockstar16
16 iconDestiny 2Activision15
17 iconBattlefield VElectronic Arts13
18 iconBorderlands 22K Games18
19 iconPlants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2Electronic Arts19
20 iconARK: Survival EvolvedReverb Publishing20
21 iconMinecraft: Xbox One EditionMicrosoft Studios24
22 iconFor HonorUbisoft23
23 iconSea of ThievesMicrosoft Studios27
24 iconHalo: The Master Chief CollectionMicrosoft Studios26
25 iconCall of Duty: Black Ops IIIActivision33
26 iconMortal Kombat XWarner Bros. Interactive Entertainment35
27 iconStar Wars Battlefront IIElectronic Arts30
28 iconGears of War 4Microsoft Studios31
29 iconMadden NFL 19EA Games32
30 iconAnthemElectronic Arts25
31 iconStar Wars Battlefront II21
32 iconSMITEHi-Rez Studios34
33 iconBorderlands: Game of the Year Edition2K Games29
34 iconHalo 5: GuardiansMicrosoft Studios36
35 iconAssassin's Creed OdysseyUbisoft37
36 iconCall of Duty: Black Ops IIActivisionRE
37 iconSekiro: Shadows Die TwiceActivision28
38 iconWarframeDigital Extremes38
39 iconCall of Duty: WWIIActivisionRE
40 iconBattlefield 1EA GamesRE
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The answer to the first question is that Fortnite retains the top spot. The gap between the two titles continues to increase and it's looking less likely that Apex Legends will reclaim the coveted #1 spot. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 does better this week as the free Blackout trial continues, gaining enough players for it to climb to #3. Despite Rainbow Six Siege also increasing its numbers as the Rainbow Is Magic event entered its final week, the game dropped to #4. The rest of the top 10 remains fairly similar to last week with just small shifts in position.

The answer to the second question is that none of the new releases or Xbox Game Pass games made any impact on the chart at all. Neither Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy, Dangerous Driving, Prey or The Golf Club 2 came remotely close to the top 40. In fact, we had no new entries at all. We do see some re-entries in the form of Call of Duty: Black Ops II, Call of Duty: WWII, and Battlefield 1, who are all hovering around the bottom of the chart, dropping in and out depending on the performance of other titles in the same area.

The only significant climbers this week are Call of Duty: Black Ops III, up eight places to #25, and Mortal Kombat X, which is up nine places to #26. The latter is likely to be because of the building hype around the upcoming release of Mortal Kombat 11. There's every chance that Black Ops III's popularity is for a similar reason, as the buzz around Black Ops 4 increases with the Blackout trial and increases interest in the previous title.

Only two titles drop dignificantly this week too. Star Wars Battlefront II's popularity decreases now that players have already tried out the latest Game with Gold. The game drops ten places to #31, and that's only likely to get worse next week as it is due to be replaced with another title. Finally, Sekiro's popularity decreases after its recent release and the title drops nine places to #37.

Next week we get World War Z, World of Warships: Legends, and Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster, although whether they will trouble the chart remains to be seen. We stand more chance of seeing the new Games with Gold titles (Outcast - Second Contact and Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2), or even the two new Xbox Game Pass titles (Monster Hunter: World and The Walking Dead: A New Frontier). 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.