UK Chart: Black Ops 2 crowned Christmas No.1

The first game to hold the top spot for six straight weeks in 2012

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is this year's Christmas No.1 on the UK all formats chart.


Sales of the Activision shooter rose two per cent during the week ended December 22, helping the game become the first title to retain the top spot on the chart for six consecutive weeks this year.

Far Cry 3 rose three places to No.2 thanks to an 86 per cent jump in weekly sales brought on by big retailer promotions, while Hitman Absolution, FIFA 13 and Just Dance 4 rounded off the top five.

GfK/Chart-Track Top 10 (week ended December 22):

  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 (Activision)
  2. Far Cry 3 (Ubisoft)
  3. Hitman Absolution (Square Enix)
  4. FIFA 13 (EA)
  5. Just Dance 4 (Ubisoft)
  6. Need for Speed: Most Wanted (EA)
  7. Assassin's Creed 3 (Ubisoft)
  8. Halo 4 (Microsoft)
  9. Lego: The Lord of the Rings (Warner)
  10. WWE 13 (THQ)