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Forza Motorsport 4 Debut Overtakes FIFA 12 In UK Charts

Turn 10 Studios and Microsoft's Forza Motorsport 4 was the best-selling game in the United Kingdom in its debut week, outselling FIFA 12 by just over 700 copies.

Frank Cifaldi

October 17, 2011

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Turn 10 Studios and Microsoft's Forza Motorsport 4 was the best-selling game in the United Kingdom in its debut week, outselling FIFA 12 by just over 700 copies. According to tracking firm GFK Chart-Track, sales for the title represent the largest UK launch for a racing game in Xbox 360 history. Also debuting this week is FIFA competitor Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 from Konami, which placed 5th, just as its predecessor did during its debut week last year. The only other debut to crack the top ten for the week is Jonah Lomu Rugby Challenge at number 10. 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. Forza Motorsport 4 (Microsoft) 2. FIFA 12 (Electronic Arts) 3. Just Dance 3 (Ubisoft) 4. Rage (Bethesda) 5. Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 (Konami) 6. Gears of War 3 (Microsoft) 7. Dark Souls (Namco Bandai) 8. Zumba Fitness (505 Games) 9. F1 2011 (Codemasters) 10. Jonah Lomu Rugby Challenge (Alternative) UK Individual Platforms Top 10 1. Forza Motorsport 4 (Microsoft, Xbox 360) 2. FIFA 12 (Electronic Arts, Xbox 360) 3. FIFA 12 (Electronic Arts, PlayStation 3) 4. Just Dance 3 (Ubisoft, Wii) 5. Rage (Bethesda, Xbox 360) 6. Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 (Konami, PlayStation 3) 7. Gears of War 3 (Microsoft, Xbox 360) 8. Rage (Bethesda, PlayStation 3) 9. Zumba Fitness (505 Games, Wii) 10. Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 (Konami, Xbox 360)

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Frank Cifaldi

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Frank Cifaldi is a freelance writer and contributing news editor at Gamasutra. His past credentials include being senior editor at 1UP.com, editorial director and community manager for Turner Broadcasting's GameTap games-on-demand service, and a contributing author to publications that include Edge, Wired, Nintendo Official Magazine UK and GamesIndustry.biz, among others. He can be reached at [email protected].

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