EA Sports' 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa
debuted at the top of the weekly sales charts in the UK, knocking off Ubisoft's Splinter Cell Conviction
for the week ended May 1, Chart-Track said Tuesday.
In the prior two weeks, Splinter Cell Conviction
topped the UK's all-platforms charts, followed by Ubisoft's Wii-exclusive Just Dance
at number two. In the two weeks before that, Just Dance
was at the top of the charts, meaning Ubisoft led the UK weekly sales charts for four weeks straight before the release of the new FIFA
2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa
is a World Cup-themed version of FIFA 10
, which Chart-Track said is the 10th-best-selling game ever in the UK. 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa
sales equaled 15 percent of FIFA 10
's launch week sales.
The PlayStation 3 version of the soccer game made up 48 percent of the game's sales, while the Xbox 360 version made up 47 percent. PSP and Wii sales made up the rest.
Another big debut was Capcom's Super Street Fighter IV
, the follow-up to 2008's Street Fighter IV
. The game came in at number two for the week.
Below is Chart-Track's all-platforms list, which ranks games by unit sales of all versions of a given title.
UK All-Platforms Top 10
1. 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa (EA)
2. Super Street Fighter IV (Capcom)
3. Just Dance (Ubisoft)
4. Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Conviction (Ubisoft)
5. Grand Theft Auto Episodes: Liberty City (Take-Two)
6. Wii Fit Plus (Nintendo)
7. Wii Sports Resort (Nintendo)
8. Battlefield: Bad Company 2 (EA)
9. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (Activision)
10. God of War Collection (Sony)
UK Individual Platforms Top 10
The PS3 version of 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa
led the individual platforms charts, followed closely by the Xbox 360 version. The PS3 version of Super Street Fighter IV
also outsold its Xbox 360 counterpart, coming in sixth and ninth for the week, respectively.
The list below ranks games by unit sales of individual versions of a given title.
1. 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa (EA, PS3)
2. 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa (EA, Xbox 360)
3. Just Dance (Ubisoft, Wii)
4. Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Conviction (Ubisoft, Xbox 360)
5. Wii Fit Plus (Nintendo, Wii)
6. Super Street Fighter IV (Capcom, PS3)
7. Grand Theft Auto Episodes: Liberty City (Take-Two, PS3)
8. Wii Sports Resort (Nintendo, Wii)
9. Super Street Fighter IV (Capcom, Xbox 360)
10. God of War Collection (Sony, PS3)