UK Video Game Chart: Wii U Exclusives Miss Top 10 as Black Ops Reigns

Far Cry 3 debuts at #2.

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E3 2012
E3 2012
Familiarity has beaten innovation in this week's UK Video Game Chart, as Nintendo's Wii U was nowhere to be found in the Top 10. While multi-platform software sales rose on the back of the new console launch, exclusives such as ZombiU and New Super Mario Bros. U failed to debut higher than #11.

That honour goes to Nintendo Land, a game packaged with Premium versions of the Wii U hardware. UKIE GfK Chart-Track is unclear as to whether bundle pack-ins are factored into the game's chart position, but it would make sense if they were. While Nintendo Land reaches #11, Mario can only jump as high as #14, with ZombiU hitting #17.

Call of Duty: Black Ops II continues to storm the chart, as it sticks to the #1 spot for the third week running despite a 35 per cent sales decline week-on-week (which doesn't mean an awful lot, considering Chart-Track does not publicly divulge sales numbers). Ubisoft's Far Cry 3 performed well in its first week, reaching #2 and becoming the ninth biggest launch of 2012.

Full Top 10 below.

{01} - 01 - Call of Duty: Black Ops II - Activision
{NE} - 02 - Far Cry 3 - Ubisoft
{03} - 03 - FIFA 13 - Electronic Arts
{02} - 04 - Hitman Absolution - Square Enix
{04} - 05 - Assassin's Creed III - Ubisoft
{07} - 06 - Just Dance 4 - Ubisoft
{06} - 07 - LEGO Lord of the Rings - Warner Bros
{05} - 08 - Halo 4 - Microsoft
{08} - 09 - Skylanders Giants - Activision
{09} - 10 - Need for Speed: Most Wanted - Electronic Arts

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