UK CHARTS: Skyrim dethrones Modern Warfare 3

Posted By | On 12th, Dec. 2011 Under News

Modern Warfare 3 had been dominating the UK sales charts for the last 4 weeks, but Bethesda’s massively successful RPG, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim managed to dethrone the shooter king from its top spot. At the end of 2009 and 2010, it’s predecessor Modern Warfare 2 dominated the sales charts for over one week. Skyrim, however, prevented that from happening this year. Dovahkiin FTW.

The game had a heavy discount on itself, so maybe that’s the reason that it saw a massive sales spike. It saw a rise of 145% in sales compared to how much it sold last week.

Assassin’s Creed: Revelations, Uncharted 3 and Mario Kart 7 were also in the list, at 5, 9 and 10 respectively. Battlefield 3 and FIFA 12, both EA titles, also performed strongly at 6 and 4.

Just Dance 3 at 3, Professor Layton and the Last Specter at 7 and Saints Row: The Third at 8 round off the top 10.

Here’s the top 10 for the week ending December 10:

  1. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  2. Modern Warfare 3
  3. Just Dance 3
  4. FIFA 12
  5. Assassin’s Creed: Revelations
  6. Battlefield 3
  7. Professor Layton and the Spectre’s Call
  8. Saints Row: The Third
  9. Uncharted 3
  10. Martio Kart 7

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