UK Chart: Dead Space 3 Claims Best 2013 Launch Despite Meagre Sales

Ni No Kuni plummets to #6.

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This year hasn't been the most explosive so far, when it comes to game sales. The big release of the past week, Dead Space 3, has predictably claimed the #1 spot in the UK Video Game Chart, and recorded the biggest launch of 2013 to date. But, it did so having sold 26.6 per cent less than Dead Space 2 did in its first week on sale.

Chart Track reported that the Xbox 360 version of the space thriller accounted for the most sales, with 65 per cent. The PS3 accounted for 31 per cent and the PC version just four per cent. Read our review of Dead Space 3 right here.

The rest of the Top 10, incredibly, has not budged an inch - with two exceptions. Last week's #1, the enchanting RPG Ni No Kuni, slid down to #6, and SEGA's Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed leaps eight places to #10 following a successful launch of the Nintendo 3DS version.

{NE} - 01 - Dead Space 3 - Electronic Arts
{02} - 02 - FIFA 13 - Electronic Arts
{03} - 03 - Call of Duty: Black Ops II - Activision
{04} - 04 - Far Cry 3 - Ubisoft
{05} - 05 - Hitman: HD Trilogy - Square Enix
{01} - 06 - Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch - Namco Bandai
{07} - 07 - Need for Speed Most Wanted - Electronic Arts
{08} - 08 - Just Dance 4 - Ubisoft
{09} - 09 - Hitman Absolution - Square Enix
{18} - 10 - Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed - SEGA

Source: Chart-Track

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