UK Video Games Charts: Xbox 360 'Wins' Modern Warfare 3

But week one sales are down on Black Ops

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UK Video Games Charts: Xbox 360 'Wins' Modern Warfare 3
Modern Warfare 3 is #1 in the UK Video Game All Format's Charts (compiled by Gfk Charttrack). Really. Xbox 360 players will be particularly pleased as they made up 59% of sales (that's up from 55% from Black Ops.

Basically, MW3 set all sorts of records for Day 1. So, the Week 1 sales are of little surprise but of major uplift the retail and games industry.

According to MCV for example, MW3's Week 1 sales "helped the UK games sector to its biggest weekly return ever, making 120.8m, beating previous record holder Week 45 in 2010.

In its first five days in the UK the shooter has sold 2m units and grossed 83.1m. While the revenue figure is up 1.5 per cent on Call of Duty: Black Ops, the unit sales are actually 1.6 per cent lower than its predecessor."

But what of Bethesda?s Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, which released on 11th November compared to MW3's release date of November 8th? It hit the chart at #2 and making it the fifth biggest launch of the year.

{NE} - 1 - Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 - Activision
{NE} - 2 - The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Bethesda
{1} - 3 - Battlefield 3 - EA
{3} - 4 - FIFA 12 - EA
{5} - 5 - Just Dance 3 - Ubisoft
{2} - 6 - Uncharted 3: Drake?s Deception - Sony
{NE} - 7 - Moshi Monsters: Moshling Zoo - Mind Candy
{4} - 8 - Batman: Arkham City - Warner
{8} - 9 - Zumba Fitness - 505 Games
{NE} - 10 - Wii Party - Nintendo

Comments

deleted 14 Nov 2011 15:42
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Skyrim didn't stand a chance in beating MW3 but i would say the next few weeks Number 2 represents Number 1 in the Charts MW3 is a Gimmie.
headcasephil 15 Nov 2011 12:36
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on steam skrim is at top mw3 is second been like that all week end

94,177 231,443 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
34,447 79,252 Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 - Multiplayer
30,879 63,081 Counter-Strike
25,328 60,618 Football Manager 2012
21,865 48,826 Counter-Strike: Source
20,487 33,139 Team Fortress 2
14,493 29,034 Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3
8,209 15,465 Sid Meier's Civilization V
6,236 15,601 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 - Multiplayer
4,398 8,047 Left 4 Dead 2
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