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UK Sales Charts: Skylanders Fails To Topple FIFA

Two new entries for Activision.

The latest entry in Activision’s Skylanders franchise has entered at number 2, an excellent placing for the game, the previous entry only managed to land at number 16 in its first week of release but continued to sell strongly for months afterwards.

Doom 3 BFG edition is new at number 5 and Activision’s second new entry, 007 Legends, just misses out on the top ten and skips into 12th position.

Here is the UK Top 20 in full for the week ending October 20th:
1. FIFA 13 (EA)
2. Skylanders Giants (Activision)
3. Dishonored (Bethesda)
4. Just Dance 4 (Ubisoft)
5. Doom 3: BFG Edition (Bethesda)
6. Pokemon Black 2 (Nintendo)
7. Resident Evil 6 (Capcom)
8. Borderlands 2 (2K Games)
9. Pokemon White 2 (Nintendo)
10. XCom: Enemy Unknown (2K Games)
11. F1 2012 (Codemasters)
12. 007 Legends (Activision)
13. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda)
14. Rocksmith (Ubisoft)
15. PES 2013 (Konami)
16. New Super Mario Bros 2 (Nintendo)
17. Sleeping Dogs (Square Enix)
18. LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Warner)
19. Forza 4 (Microsoft)
20. Gran Turismo 5: Academy Edition (Sony)

Source: UKIE

  1. Motalla
    Since: Dec 2011

    Is this store sales only, or is PSN store and other digital download services (Xbox store & Steam) included?

    Comment posted on 22/10/2012 at 15:21.
    • Kivi95
      Since: Oct 2009

      Only store sales.

      Comment posted on 22/10/2012 at 15:47.
  2. teflon
    Community Team
    Since: May 2009

    Don’t forget that Skylanders will sell shed loads in the run up to Christmas, as a kids game, and has vast associated revenue streams from the figures which are in-game characters, and come in packs that cost an additional bundle…

    So a single game sale of Skylanders is a completely separate proposition in terms of profits to a sale of FIFA 13…

    Comment posted on 22/10/2012 at 16:50.
    • beeje13
      Since: Jan 2010

      Don’t forget about ultimate team. It made over $50m for fifa 12 alone last year.

      Comment posted on 22/10/2012 at 17:32.
  3. Gadbury
    Since: Jan 2009

    I’ve seen a few adverts for skylanders. Not surprised it’s up there. Where were the Starhawk ads?

    Comment posted on 22/10/2012 at 19:41.

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