debuted in the UK last week and the footie franchise dismissed last year's record-setting premiere
. According to Chart-Track
, FIFA 13
outsold the previous year's installment in units and revenue by 27 and 31 percent, respectively. The game represented 80 percent of all entertainment software sales on the British isles.
Last week saw the biggest sales week in the UK of the year so far, with a 196 percent increase of unit sales in the market and 282 percent in overall revenue.
wasn't the only major player to come on the field last week, World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria
got its kung-fu panda on in fourth. Although that may seem like a lowish debut for what's still one of the biggest MMOs in the world, it should be noted that the game was available digitally and therefore wouldn't be tracked.
Finally, on the hardware front, the PS3
'Super Slim' 500 GB sent PS3
sales up 138 percent, with the console representing 37 percent of PS3
sales. Storm on past the break for the UK top ten.Continue reading Of course FIFA 13 is biggest thing since FIFA 12 in UK, PS3 'Super Slim' helps hardware
Of course FIFA 13 is biggest thing since FIFA 12 in UK, PS3 'Super Slim' helps hardware
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