UK Charts: FIFA 13 scores first place with one million copies sold

Published on October 1st, 2012

FIFA accounts for 80 percent of all entertainment revenue at launch.UK Charts: FIFA 13 scores first place with one million copies sold

EA Sports’s has sold one million copies in its opening week  securing the top spot on the UK charts this week.

Outselling its predecessor by 27 percent, FIFA 13 joins a handful of titles including Call of Duty: Black Ops, Modern Warfare 2, and Modern Warfare 3, which sold one million in their first weeks.

Its success saw it account for a whopping 80 percent of all entertainment software revenue for its launch week.

Former UK no.1 Borderlands 2 took the news well landing in second place while World of Warcraft expansion Mists of Panderia managed fourth place.

Ubisoft’s Rocksmith debuted at seventh in the chart, which launched with two SKUs – available as standalone software or with a guitar.

Both Dead or Alive 5 and the Angry Birds Trilogy failed to make it into the top 10 landing 11th and 16th respectively.

Here’s the UK Top 10 Videogames chart for the week ending September 29th:

  1. FIFA 13
  2. Borderlands 2
  3. F1 2012
  4. World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria
  5. Pro Evolution Soccer 2013
  6. Sleeping Dogs
  7. Rocksmith
  8. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  9. LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
  10. New Super Mario Bros 2

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