FIFA 11 kicks off 2011 atop UK charts

January 10, 2011

For the first full week of 2011, FIFA 11 held onto the top spot in the UK’s multiplatform sales ranking, according to Chart-Track. The footie franchise has maintained that center forward position for four consecutive weeks.

Oh … oh, look who’s in second place, why if it isn’t our good friend Just Dance 2. Ubisoft’s unstoppable booty-shaking series keeps on crunkin’, with the series’ sequel inexplicably moving up two spots into second. Thus, Call of Duty: Black Ops finds itself out of its comfort zone in third place, the first time it hasn’t been in the top two since its November launch.

It would seem Mass Effect 2′s various end of year accolades spurred interest in the game again, as it returned to the top 40 in spot 18. With no new major game releases this past week, the chart is a shifting of the usual suspects. Check out the top ten after the break.

Top 10 UK Software Sales (All Formats); week ending January 8:

  1. FIFA 11
  2. Just Dance 2
  3. Call of Duty: Black Ops
  4. Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit
  5. Wii Fit Plus
  6. Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood
  7. Gran Turismo 5
  8. Fallout: New Vegas
  9. The Sims 3
  10. Kinect Sports
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