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Mass Effect 3 dominates UK charts in opening weekend

Electronic Arts' Mass Effect 3 stormed the UK sales charts during its opening weekend, outselling the opening week sales of the previous two Mass Effect games combined.
EA's Mass Effect 3 stormed the UK sales charts during its opening weekend, outselling the opening week sales of the previous two Mass Effect games combined. For the week ended March 10, and according to data from tracking firm Chart-Track, Mass Effect 3 knocked SSX off the top spot, with the snowboarding title seeing sales drop by 49 percent week-over-week. The top 10 saw two more new titles last week, as Capcom's Street Fighter X Tekken took position three, and The Sims 3: Showtime landed at number six. FIFA 12 continued to hover around the top of the charts at number four, while Nintendo's Mario Party 9 dropped two places to number five, although it saw an 8 percent rise in sales week-over-week. 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. Mass Effect 3 (EA) 2. SSX (EA) 3. Street Fighter X Tekken (Capcom) 4. FIFA 12 (EA) 5. Mario Party 9 (Nintendo) 6. The Sims 3: Showtime (EA) 7. Mario & Sonic London 2012 Olympic Games (Sega) 8. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Activision) 9. Assassin's Creed: Revelations (Ubisoft) 10. Zumba Fitness (505 Games) UK Individual Platforms Top 10 All three versions of Mass Effect 3 took the top of Chart-Track's individual formats top 10 chart, with the Xbox 360 version leading the way. Mario Party 9, only available on the Nintendo Wii, stopped SSX from taking the next two positions, as the PS3 version settled for position six. 1. Mass Effect 3 (EA, Xbox 360) 2. Mass Effect 3 (EA, PS3) 3. Mass Effect 3 (EA, PC) 4. SSX (EA, Xbox 360) 5. Mario Party 9 (Nintendo, Wii) 6. SSX (EA, PS3) 7. The Sims 3: Showtime (EA, PC) 8. Street Fighter X Tekken (Capcom, Xbox 360) 9. Street Fighter X Tekken (Capcom, PS3) 10. FIFA 12 (EA, Xbox 360)

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