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FIFA 13 Becomes the Fastest Selling U.K. Title of 2012

Posted on October 1, 2012 AT 02:48am

EA has managed to produce the fastest selling game of 2012 in the form of FIFA 13, which managed to sell over one million copies during its first week, a feat only achieved by three Call of Duty games previously.

FIFA 13 outsold last year’s version by 27 percent and accounted for 71 percent of total U.K. video game sales last week. Last week’s top-seller Borderlands 2 slipped down to number two, with Blizzard’s Mists of Pandaria only managing to enter in fourth place.

You can check out the full chart below:

GfK/Chart-Track Top 10 (week ended September 29):

  1. FIFA 13 (EA)
  2. Borderlands 2 (2K Games)
  3. F1 2012 (Codemasters)
  4. World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria (Activision)
  5. Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 (Konami)
  6. Sleeping Dogs (Square Enix)
  7. Rocksmith (Ubisoft)
  8. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda)
  9. LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Warner Bros)
  10. New Super Mario Bros 2 (Nintendo)
  11. Dead or Alive 5 (Tecmo
  12. Forza Motorsport 4 (Microsoft)
  13. LittleBigPlanet Vita (Sony)
  14. Dead Island GOTY Edition (Koch)
  15. Max Payne 3 (Rockstar)
  16. Angry Birds Trilogy (Activision)
  17. Gran Turismo 5 Academy Edition (Sony)
  18. London 2012 The Official Video Game (Sega)
  19. Guild Wars 2 (NCsoft)
  20. Tekken Tag Tournament 2 (Namco Bandai)

Did you purcahse a copy or did you buy something else this week? Let us know in the comments below.

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