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 Lego Batman 2  claims top of UK charts in opening week

Lego Batman 2 claims top of UK charts in opening week

June 25, 2012 | By Mike Rose




Traveller's Tales' Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes took to the top of the UK sales charts last week, knocking the previous week's number one, FIFA 12, down a place.

For the week ended June 23, and according to data from tracking firm Chart-Track, the sequel fared better than its predecessor, which managed to reach number two in the charts when it launched in 2008.

The only other new entry into the charts was Civilization V expansion Gods & Kings, which entered at number 16.

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim jumped back up the charts, re-entering the top 10 at number eight from 23 in the previous week, while FIFA Street jumped up from 13 to 10.

Below are Chart-Track's all-platforms sales charts, which include unit sales of all versions of a given title, and the individual platform charts, which treat individual SKUs separately.

UK All-Platforms Top 10

1. Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Warner Bros.)
2. FIFA 12 (EA)
3. Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier (Ubisoft)
4. Max Payne 3 (Rockstar)
5. Battlefield 3 (EA)
6. Lollipop Chainsaw (Warner Bros.)
7. Mario & Sonic London 2012 Olympics Games (Sega)
8. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda)
9. Sniper Elite V2 (505 Games)
10. FIFA Street (EA)

UK Individual Platforms Top 10

All three versions of Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes topped Chart-Track's individual formats top 10 chart, with the Xbox 360 version outselling the PS3 and Wii editions.

The Xbox 360 version of Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier, which held the top of the charts for the previous three weeks, dropped down to number five.

1. Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Warner Bros., Xbox 360)
2. Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Warner Bros., PS3)
3. Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Warner Bros., Wii)
4. FIFA 12 (EA, Xbox 360)
5. Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier (Ubisoft, Xbox 360)
6. FIFA 12 (EA, PS3)
7. Max Payne 3 (Rockstar, Xbox 360)
8. Battlefield 3 (EA, Xbox 360)
9. Max Payne 3 (Rockstar, PS3)
10. Lollipop Chainsaw (Warner Bros. Xbox 360)


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