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UK Chart: Aliens Announces Arrival At Top

Published February 18, 2013 by |
Aliens Colonial Marines

It is a new week and there is a new UK number one and a new best launch of the year.

Aliens: Colonial Marines tops Dead Space 3 (-57%) as heavy losses push the latter down to second. Aliens games have typically done well in the past, despite critics opinion, with Aliens vs Predator making £14 million in lifetime sales and Alien Trilogy making £10 million.

FIFA 13 (+39%) drops one place, despite promotions increasing sales over last week. Call of Duty: Black Ops II and Far Cry 3 also drop one place each to complete the top five.

Assassin’s Creed III (+50%) leaps six places to sixth with promotional sales, ahead of Need for Speed Most Wanted and Just Dance 4 which both remain unchanged at seventh and eighth respectively. Sonic & All Stars Racing Transformed goes up one place to ninth and Halo 4 jumps three to complete the top ten.

Super Scribblenauts (+83%) reenters to UK Chart after scores of sales under £5.

GFK Chart-Track

UK All Format Top 10 – 16/02/2013

  1. Aliens: Colonial Marines
  2. Dead Space 3
  3. FIFA 13
  4. Call of Duty: Black Ops II
  5. Far Cry 3
  6. Assassin’s Creed 3
  7. Need for Speed Most Wanted
  8. Just Dance 4
  9. Sonic & All Stars Racing Transformed
  10. Halo 4

Chart-Track All Format Top 40