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Posted December 18, 2012 by Justin Alderman in News
 
 

Call Of Duty: Black Ops II Tops UK Charts For 5th Straight Week

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bobby-kotick-black ops 2 uk sales

Activision’s Call of Duty: Black Ops II was the best-selling video game in the UK last week, marking the fifth straight week that the shooter has held the top spot on the sales charts.

While exact sales numbers were not disclosed publicly, Gfk Chart-Track noted that Call of Duty: Black Ops II saw a 14% week-over-week uptick in sales. The spike in sales for Activision’s flagship IP was apparently enough to counter the 91% sales growth that propelled Hitman: Absolution to second place in the All-Formats chart from its sixth place finish in the prior week. The massive increase in sales for Square Enix’s title was attributed to retailer discounts.

Nintendo Wii U exclusive titles continued to struggle in the UK charts, and were represented by Nintendo Land in 39th.

The UK Top 20 Software All-Formats Chart for the week ending December 15, 2012 reads as follows:

1. Call of Duty: Black Ops II (Activision)
2. Hitman Absolution (Square Enix)
3. FIFA 13 (EA)
4. Just Dance 4 (Ubisoft)
5. Far Cry 3 (Ubisoft)
6. Assassin’s Creed III (Ubisoft)
7. Halo 4 (Microsoft)
8. Need for Speed: Most Wanted (WA)
9. LEGO Lord of the Rings (Warner)
10. WWE ’13 (EA)
11. Skylanders Giants (Activision)
12. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda)
13. Football Manager 2013 (Sega)
14. Sonic & All Stars Racing Transformed (Sega)
15. Moshi Monsters: Moshlings Theme Park (Mind Candy)
16. Medal of Honor: Warfighter (EA)
17. LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Warner)
18. Forza Horizon (Microsoft)
19. New Super Mario Bros 2 (Nintendo)
20. Dishonored (Bethesda)

Source: MCV


Justin Alderman

 
A gamer since the Intellivision days in the early 80′s, who started writing about and covering the video game industry in 2008. In his spare time he is also a bit of a gun-nut and Star Wars nerd.