Black Ops outmaneuvers Marvel vs. Capcom 3 on UK charts

February 21, 2011

Call of Duty: Black Ops received some marketing reinforcements last week in the UK to regain the top spot, its eighth time as king of the hill. The move stole Marvel vs. Capcom 3‘s premiere Thor thunder, as the fighter debuted in second place. Don’t feel too bad for MvC3, though — Chart-Track notes that the title sold as many copies in its first week as its predecessor did in its lifetime on PS2 and Xbox (the company doesn’t have access to the XBLA and PSN figures).

Dead Space 2 stomped the space yard at third, with Test Drive Unlimited 2 downshifting its top gear premiere into fourth. The fifth and sixth spots are occupied by chart stalwarts FIFA 11 and Just Dance 2, respectively. Check out the full UK top ten after the break.

Top 10 UK Software Sales (All Formats); week ending February 19:

  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops
  2. Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds
  3. Dead Space 2
  4. Test Drive Unlimited 2
  5. FIFA 11
  6. Just Dance 2
  7. Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood
  8. Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem!
  9. Grand Theft Auto IV: Complete Edition
  10. LittleBigPlanet 2
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