UKIE Week 48 2012 UK Video Game Charts

 
Activision’s ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops II’ takes a 3rd straight week at No1 (-35%) with a Wii U version debuting this week.  Ubisoft claim the biggest new entry at No2 with ‘Far Cry 3’ for 360/PS3/PC and this title becomes the 9th biggest launch of 2012, just behind last week’s ‘Hitman Absolution’.  EA’s ‘FIFA 13’ remains at No3 for a 4th week in a row (+19%) and also welcomes a Wii U version into the family. This means that ‘FIFA 13’ is now available on 9 different formats, which has not happened since 1993/1994’s ‘FIFA International Soccer’, which also made it to 9 formats.  Square Enix’s ‘Hitman Absolution’ drops from a debut last week at No2 to No4 this week (-51%) and Ubsioft drop 1 place to No5 with ‘Assassin’s Creed III’, which this week gains 2 Wii U SKU’s (Standard edition and Join or Die edition).  Ubisoft’s ‘Just Dance 4’ moves up 1 place to No6 (+48%) and also gets a Wii U edition.  Warner’s ‘Lego The Lord of the Rings’ is at No7 (+6%) and Microsoft’s ‘Halo 4’ drops 3 places to No8 (-12%).  Activision’s ‘Skylanders Giants’ is at No9 (+4%) also with a Wii U version and EA’s ‘Need For Speed Most Wanted’ takes No10 (+28%).  The Top 3 Wii U titles all debut in the Top 40 with Nintendo’s ‘Nintendo Land’ at No11, ‘New Super Mario Bros. U’ at No 14 and Ubisoft’s ‘Zombi U’ at No17.  In summary, there were 5 Wii U SKU’s of titles within the Top 10 and 10 Wii U versions of titles within the Top 40.

  1. CALL OF DUTY: BLACK OPS II - ACTIVISION BLIZZARD
  2. FAR CRY 3 - UBISOFT
  3. FIFA 13 - ELECTRONIC ARTS
  4. HITMAN ABSOLUTION - SQUARE ENIX EUROPE
  5. ASSASSIN'S CREED III - UBISOFT
  6. JUST DANCE 4 - UBISOFT
  7. LEGO THE LORD OF THE RINGS - WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE
  8. HALO 4 - MICROSOFT
  9. SKYLANDERS GIANTS - ACTIVISION BLIZZARD
  10. NEED FOR SPEED MOST WANTED - ELECTRONIC ARTS
  11. NINTENDO LAND - NINTENDO
  12. DISHONORED - BETHESDA SOFTWORKS
  13. FOOTBALL MANAGER 2013 - SEGA
  14. NEW SUPER MARIO BROS. U - NINTENDO
  15. WWE '13 - THQ
  16. MOSHI MONSTERS: MOSHLINGS THEME PARK - MIND CANDY
  17. ZOMBI U - UBISOFT
  18. MEDAL OF HONOR: WARFIGHTER - ELECTRONIC ARTS
  19. NEW SUPER MARIO BROS. 2 - NINTENDO
  20. FORZA HORIZON - MICROSOFT
  21. BOOK OF SPELLS - SONY COMPUTER ENT.
  22. RESIDENT EVIL 6 - CAPCOM
  23. THE ELDER SCROLLS V: SKYRIM - BETHESDA SOFTWORKS
  24. SONIC & ALL STARS RACING TRANSFORMED - SEGA
  25. F1 2012 - CODEMASTERS
  26. LEGO BATMAN 2: DC SUPER HEROES - WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE
  27. MARIO & SONIC LONDON 2012 OLYMPIC GAMES - SEGA
  28. ANGRY BIRDS TRILOGY - ACTIVISION BLIZZARD
  29. FORZA MOTORSPORT 4 - MICROSOFT
  30. MARIO KART 7 - NINTENDO
  31. DISNEY EPIC MICKEY 2: THE POWER OF TWO - DISNEY INTERACTIVE STUDIOS
  32. KINECT DISNEYLAND ADVENTURES - MICROSOFT
  33. PROFESSOR LAYTON AND THE MIRACLE MASK - NINTENDO
  34. UDRAW STUDIO: INSTANT ARTIST - THQ
  35. JUST DANCE DISNEY PARTY - UBISOFT
  36. F1 RACE STARS - CODEMASTERS
  37. 007 LEGENDS - ACTIVISION BLIZZARD
  38. SUPER MARIO 3D LAND - NINTENDO
  39. CALL OF DUTY: BLACK OPS DECLASSIFIED - ACTIVISION BLIZZARD
  40. DANCE CENTRAL 2 - MICROSOFT

UKIE Games Charts ©, compiled by GfK Chart-Track