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Skyrim Tops UK Sales Charts Thanks To Price Reductions

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 was dethroned from the top of the UK software sales charts last week after a four consecutive week reign, as Skyrim took the top spot thanks in part to numerous price reductions.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 was dethroned from the top of the UK software sales charts last week, after a four consecutive week reign. For the week ended December 10, and according to data from tracking firm Chart-Track, Bethesda's The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim took the top spot, thanks in part to numerous price reductions both at retail and online. Chart-Track noted that the game saw an average price reduction of £13 ($20.21) across the majority of outlets, and that sales for the title were up 145 percent week-over-week. Modern Warfare 3 still managed to grab number two with a 7 percent drop in sales, in a week where no new titles entered the top 10. Ubisoft's Just Dance 3 saw a notable jump in sales, up to position three, with a 67 percent rise in sales week-over-week. This was in part due to the release of the PS3 version, although the Wii version still accounted for 89 percent of the week's sales. Elsewhere in the charts, the likes of FIFA 12, Assassin's Creed: Revelations and Battlefield 3 held firm as per usual, while Super Mario 3D Land dropped out of the top 10, and Mario Kart 7 took its place at the bottom. 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. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda) 2. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Activision) 3. Just Dance 3 (Ubisoft) 4. FIFA 12 (EA) 5. Assassin's Creed: Revelations (Ubisoft) 6. Battlefield 3 (EA) 7. Professor Layton and the Spectre's Call (Level 5) 8. Saints Row: The Third (THQ) 9. Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (SCE) 10. Mario Kart 7 (Nintendo) UK Individual Platforms Top 10 The Wii version of Just Dance 3 topped Chart-Track's individual formats top 10 chart, just ahead of the Xbox 360 version of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. As mentioned above, it's notable that the newly released PS3 version of Just Dance 3 does not feature in either top 10 list. 1. Just Dance 3 (Ubisoft, Wii) 2. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda, Xbox 360) 3. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Activision, Xbox 360) 4. Professor Layton and the Spectre's Call (Level 5, DS) 5. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Activision, PS3) 6. Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (SCE, PS3) 7. FIFA 12 (EA, Xbox 360) 8. Mario Kart 7 (Nintendo, 3DS) 9. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda, PS3) 10. Mario & Sonic London 2012 Olympic Games (Sega, Wii)

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