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 Lego Batman 2  makes it five weeks at top of UK charts

Lego Batman 2 makes it five weeks at top of UK charts

July 23, 2012 | By Mike Rose

July 23, 2012 | By Mike Rose
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Lego Batman 2 has refused to let up since its launch last month, now claiming its fifth consecutive number one in the UK sales charts since its initial release.

For the week ended July 21, and according to data from tracking firm Chart-Track, sales fell by 10 percent week-over-week, yet the title still held on to the top spot despite Olympics fever boosting sales for both London 2012: The Official Video Game and Mario & Sonic London 2012 Olympic Games.

The only new entry in the charts last week was Square's 3DS-exclusive Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance, which entered the charts at a respectable sixth place.

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier jumped back up the chart to number three with a 40 percent increase in sales, thanks to a price drop, while sales of The Amazing Spider-Man continued to feed off the publicity surrounding its movie counterpart.

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. London 2012: The Official Video Game (Sega)
3. Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier (Ubisoft)
4. The Amazing Spider-Man (Activision)
5. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Activision)
6. Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance (Square Enix)
7. Batman: Arkham City (Warner Bros.)
8. Mario & Sonic London 2012 Olympic Games (Sega)
9. Max Payne 3 (Rockstar)
10. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda)

UK Individual Platforms Top 10

The Xbox 360 version of the official London Olympics video game continued to top Chart-Track's individual formats top 10 chart thanks to the hype surrounding the upcoming event.

1. London 2012: The Official Video Game (Sega, Xbox 360)
2. Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier (Ubisoft, Xbox 360)
3. London 2012: The Official Video Game (Sega, PS3)
4. Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance (Square Enix, 3DS)
5. Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Warner Bros., Xbox 360)
6. The Amazing Spider-Man (Activision, Xbox 360)
7. Mario & Sonic London 2012 Olympic Games (Sega, Wii)
8. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Activision, Xbox 360)
9. Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Warner Bros., Wii)
10. Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier (Ubisoft, PS3)


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