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Forza Beats Pirates To Finish Line In UK Charts

Xbox 360 exclusive Forza Motorsport 2 has exceeded expectations in the UK game charts, becoming the third fastest selling 360 title of all time, in the process breaking the more than month long domination of movie tie-ins at the top of the UK top f
Despite a mediocre performance from the first game in the series, the release of Forza Motorsport 2 has proven more successful than expected in the UK charts, becoming the third fastest selling Xbox 360 title ever behind Gears of War and Pro Evolution Soccer 6. It has also become the fourth fastest selling game on any format this year, behind only World of WarCraft: Burning Crusade, Final Fantasy XII and Resistance: Fall of Man. As a result, and after only one week at number one, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End has fallen to number three, albeit separated from Tomb Raider: Anniversary by only 1,000 unit sales. Another surprise is Shadowrun at number eleven, which, despite generally poor reviews, has moved up one place from its debut last week. The only title to actually increase its sales over the previous week is Wii Play at number five, with sales up 14 percent. The only other genuine new entry in the top forty is budget priced mini-expansion pack The Sims 2: H&M Fashion Stuff at number eleven. However, Wario: Master of Disguise makes its debut in the top forty at number thirty-one, after being first released two weeks ago, while The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess re-appears at number twenty-four and Red Steel at number forty. Surprisingly, there is no place in the all formats top forty for Halo 2, with the PC version debuting only at number five in the PC-only software chart.
TWLWTitlePublisherFormatsWeeks
1NEForza Motorsport 2Microsoft3601
22Tomb Raider: AnniversaryEidosPS2/PC2
31Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's EndDisneyPS2/360/Wii/PS3/DS/PSP3
43Spider-Man 3ActivisionPS2/360/Wii/PS3/PC/DS6
56Wii PlayNintendoWii22
64Mario Strikers Charged FootballNintendoWii3
75Pro Evolution Soccer 6KonamiPS2/360/PC/DS/PSP33
88Dr Kawashima's Brain TrainingNintendoDS53
97Cooking Mama505 GamesWii/DS8
1011ShadowrunMicrosoft360/PC2
Leisure software charts compiled by Chart Track, (C)2007. ELSPA Ltd

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