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 Portal 2  Scores Valve First Ever Top Spot In UK Sales Charts

Portal 2 Scores Valve First Ever Top Spot In UK Sales Charts

April 26, 2011 | By Mike Rose

Valve and EA's first-person puzzler Portal 2 entered the UK software sales charts this week at number one, signalling Valve's first ever all formats top spot in the UK charts.

For the week ended 23 April, the charts also saw two other new entries -- Warner Bros' Mortal Kombat finishing up in second place, and Operation Flashpoint: Red River scoring itself a number six position, UK tracking firm Chart-Track confirmed today.

Pipeworks and 505 Games' Zumba Fitness relinquished its two-week hold on the top of the charts, dropping down to number four. A price promotion on Call of Duty: Black Ops saw the shooter jump back up the charts to number three, forcing the likes of Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars and Crysis 2 down.

Nintendo's Wii Fit Plus also re-emerged in the top 10, taking ninth place.

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. Portal 2 (EA)
2. Mortal Kombat (Warner Bros)
3. Call of Duty: Black Ops (Activision Blizzard)
4. Zumba Fitness (505 Games)
5. Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars (Lucasarts)
6. Operation Flashpoint: Red River (Codemasters)
7. FIFA 11 (EA)
8. Crysis 2 (EA)
9. Wii Fit Plus (Nintendo)
10. Homefront (THQ)

UK Individual Platforms Top 10

The Xbox 360 version of Portal 2 took the top spot in the UK individual platforms chart, despite the PS3 version utilizing cross-platform multiplayer with the PC version. The PS3 and Xbox 360 version of Mortal Kombat took second and third places respectively.

Both Pokemon titles dropped considerably this week, with the White Version dropping out of the top 10 completely -- Black Version hung on to number ten.

1. Portal 2 (EA, Xbox 360)
2. Mortal Kombat (Warner Bros, PS3)
3. Mortal Kombat (Warner Bros, Xbox 360)
4. Portal 2 (EA, PS3)
5. Zumba Fitness (505 Games, Wii)
6. Call of Duty: Black Ops (Activision Blizzard, PS3)
7. Operation Flashpoint: Red River (Codemasters, Xbox 360)
8. Wii Fit Plus (Nintendo, Wii)
9. Call of Duty: Black Ops (Activision Blizzard, Xbox 360)
10. Pokemon Black Version (Nintendo, DS)

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