Xbox Gameplay Chart: Minecraft Dungeons rockets into the top five

By Heidi Nicholas,
The usual giants lead this week's Xbox Gameplay Chart, with Modern Warfare, Fortnite, and Grand Theft Auto V at numbers 1, 2, and 3 respectively. Yet this week also sees Minecraft Dungeons jump 32 places — a colossal leap for a game that hasn't yet been out a full week — before landing in the top 5 and replacing Minecraft itself at no 4. Minecraft, which is never usually shaken by any new additions, has now been relegated to no. 5, with a lot of reshuffling down the rest of the chart as other titles make way for the new addition.

Here is the top 40 Xbox Gameplay Chart for the week ending 31 May 2020.

PositionGamePublisherLast week
1 iconCall of Duty: Modern WarfareActivision1
2 iconFortniteEpic Games2
3 iconGrand Theft Auto VRockstar3
4 iconMinecraft DungeonsXbox Game Studios36
5 iconMinecraftMicrosoft Studios4
6 iconApex LegendsElectronic Arts5
7 iconTom Clancy's Rainbow Six SiegeUbisoft6
8 iconNBA 2K202K Sports7
9 iconRocket LeaguePsyonix8
10 iconROBLOXRoblox Corporation9
11 iconFIFA 20Electronic Arts11
12 iconRed Dead Redemption 2Rockstar10
13 iconForza Horizon 4Microsoft Studios12
14 iconOverwatch: Origins EditionBlizzard Entertainment13
15 iconDestiny 2Activision14
16 iconGolf With Your FriendsTeam17 Digital Ltd15
17 iconSea of ThievesMicrosoft Studios17
18 iconHalo: The Master Chief CollectionMicrosoft Studios16
19 iconMadden NFL 20Electronic Arts18
20 iconCall of Duty: Black Ops IIIActivision19
21 iconCall of Duty: Black Ops 4Activision21
22 iconARK: Survival EvolvedReverb Publishing20
23 iconDead by DaylightStarbreeze28
24 iconStar Wars Battlefront IIElectronic Arts23
25 iconMortal Kombat 11Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment37
26 iconGears 5Xbox Game Studios24
27 iconPlayerUnknown's BattlegroundsMicrosoft25
28 iconSMITEHi-Rez Studios27
29 iconDayZBohemia Interactive22
30 iconAssassin's Creed OdysseyUbisoft26
31 iconFor HonorUbisoft30
32 iconTom Clancy's The Division 2Ubisoft33
33 iconCall of Duty: Black Ops IIActivision31
34 iconHalo 5: GuardiansMicrosoft Studios34
35 iconFallout 76Bethesda Softworks29
36 iconBorderlands 32K Games35
37 iconBrawlhallaUbisoft38
38 iconWarframeDigital Extremes39
39 iconTerraria505 Games32
40 iconMinecraft (Win 10)Microsoft StudiosRE
Chart information is copyright TrueGaming Network. For details on how the chart is calculated, click here.

Minecraft Dungeons seems to be popular across the board. Sean loved it, and rated it a 4/5 in his Minecraft Dungeons review, with the TA community rating it similarly at 4.03/5. There's already details on the first Minecraft Dungeons DLC: Jungle Awakens will launch in July.

Further down the chart, Dead by Daylight has jumped up by five places to no. 23. The game gets a Silent Hill crossover on the 16th of June, with a new killer, map, and survivor, so it's likely we'll see Dead by Daylight hop a little further up the chart. Mortal Kombat 11 has also taken a sizeable leap from no. 37 to no. 25, most likely thanks to its newest story expansion, Mortal Kombat Aftermath.

Assassin's Creed Odyssey tends to jump around on our chart, disappearing and reappearing every now and then. The interest from Ubisoft's announcement of Assassin's Creed Valhalla, plus the Assassin's Creed franchise's frequent appearance on Xbox sales, leads to the occasional surge of new interest. This week, however, sees Odyssey begin to fall again, from no. 26 to no. 30. Fallout 76 has also taken a sizeable hit, dropping from no. 29 to no. 35, despite its latest in-game events. The most recent of these, the Fasnacht event, had some issues at launch which required Bethesda to take it out of the game while they worked on a fix. It's back up now and will run for an extra week, with Bethesda also promising to make a bundle of items available for free in the Atomic Shop starting from June 2nd.

Minecraft (Win 10) appears at no. 40, just underneath Terraria, which has itself fallen from no. 32 to no. 39, while this week's disappearance is Battlefield V. Although Minecraft Dungeons was the biggest release for May, there's still a number of titles or DLC expansions coming up in June which could shake up our Xbox Gameplay Chart. June sees the release of the Greymoor DLC arrives for The Elder Scrolls Online next week, as well as Beyond Blue, Desperados III, and the first DLC for Control later in the month. What do you think? Will any of these give Minecraft Dungeons a run for its money? Let us know in the comments!
Heidi Nicholas
Written by Heidi Nicholas
Hey, I'm Heidi! I've just finished studying a Masters in English Literature, but I've been obsessed with gaming since long before then. I began on the PS2 with Spyro, before graduating to the Xbox 360 and disappearing into Skyrim. I'm now a loyal RPG fan, but I still like to explore other genres — when I'm not playing Assassin's Creed Odyssey, or being lured back into Red Dead Redemption 2 or The Witcher 3!