UK CHART: FIFA 11 scores 3rd biggest UK launch ever

Only bettered by Modern Warfare 2 and GTA IV

FIFA 11 has stormed the official UK chart - recording the franchise's biggest ever launch week sales.

In the process, it becomes the third biggest all-formats release ever in the UK, behind only Modern Warfare 2 and GTA IV.


Launch week sales were up 21 per cent on FIFA 10's, with Xbox 360 the lead format, according to GfK Chart-Track.

The sales tracker said that, in terms of all 360 and PS3 software units sold during the week, FIFA 11 accounted for a massive 63 per cent. Check out CVG's FIFA 11 review here.

No other new release made the all formats top 40 during the week ended October 2.

F1 2010 dropped a spot to second, Dead Rising 2 was a non-mover in third, Halo: Reach fell two places to fourth, and Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock rose one position to round off the top five.

01. FIFA 11 (EA)
02. F1 2010 (Codemasters)
03. Dead Rising 2 (Capcom)
04. Halo: Reach (Microsoft)
05. Guitar Hero: Warriors Of Rock (Activision)
06. Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11 (EA)
07. Sports Champions (Sony)
08. Prince Of Persia: The Forgotten Sands (Ubisoft)
09. Toy Story 3 (Disney)
10. Civilization V (Take-Two)

[ SOURCE: GfK Chart-Track ]