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Best-selling US games of 2011 revealed

Modern Warfare 3 tops annual chart ahead of Just Dance 3 and Skyrim

Modern Warfare 3 was the best-selling game in the US last year, just as was in the UK.

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Activision's shooter charted ahead of Just Dance 3 and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim in 2011, with Battlefield 3 and Madden NFL 12 rounding off the top five, according to data from sales tracker the NPD Group.

2010's Call of Duty: Black Ops took the No.6 spot on the chart, followed by Batman: Arkham City, Gears of War 3, Just Dance 2 and Assassin's Creed: Revelations.

NPD also released December's sales chart, which featured seven of the year's best-sellers, including an unchanged top three.

2011 chart

  1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (360, PS3, Wii, PC)
  2. Just Dance 3 (Wii, 360, PS3)
  3. Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (360, PS3, PC)
  4. Battlefield 3 (360, PS3, PC) - Electronic Arts
  5. Madden NFL 12 (360, PS3, Wii, PSP, PS2)
  6. Call of Duty: Black Ops (360, PS3, Wii, NDS, PC)
  7. Batman: Arkham City (360, PS3, PC)
  8. Gears of War 3 (360)
  9. Just Dance 2 (Wii)
  10. Assassin's Creed: Revelations (360, PS3, PC)

December chart

  1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (360, PS3, Wii, PC)
  2. Just Dance 3 (Wii, 360, PS3)
  3. Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (360, PS3, PC)
  4. Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
  5. Battlefield 3 (360, PS3, PC)
  6. Madden NFL 12 (360, PS3, Wii, PSP, PS2)
  7. Assassin's Creed: Revelations (360, PS3, PC)
  8. NBA 2K12 (360, PS3, Wii, PSP, PS2, PC)
  9. Super Mario 3D Land (3DS)
  10. Batman: Arkham City (360, PS3, PC)

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