UK Top 40: SSX boards chart top spot

GAME-deprived Mario Party 9 manages third-place.

EA snowboarding reboot SSX has claimed first place in the UK all-formats chart.

It is the first time an SSX game has ever hit the top spot. Chart-Track does not divulge sales figures, but SSX sold more than double the previous best-placed game in the series, SSX 3, back in 2003.

Fellow new entry Mario Party 9 was third, despite not being stocked by GAME.

Nintendo's mini-game collection scored its best-ever chart placing too - two places higher than previous best Mario Party 8. It landed just behind FIFA 12, which scored second.

PlayStation Vita exclusive Uncharted: Golden Abyss, last week's number one, fell to fourth place. Sales were down 71 per cent.

After last week's flurry of launches, Uncharted and FIFA Football (down from second to eighth) are the only Vita exclusives still clinging to the chart.

Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition, last week's other new release, is nowhere to be seen.

Mario & Sonic London 2012 Olympics was fifth, while UFC Undisputed 3 and Modern Warfare 3 were sixth and seventh, respectively. Assassin's Creed: Revelations and Battlefield also made the top ten.

The full chart lies below.

SSX video snowboards off Battersea Power Station

This Week Last Week Title Platform(s)
1 New entry SSX PS3, Xbox 360
2 4 FIFA 12 PS3, Xbox 360
3 New entry Mario Party 9 Wii
4 1 Uncharted: Golden Abyss Vita
5 6 Mario & Sonic: London 2012 Olympic Games Wii
6 3 UFC Undisputed 3 PS3, Xbox 360
7 8 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 DS, PC, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
8 2 FIFA Football Vita
9 31 Assassin's Creed: Revelations PC, PS3, Xbox 360
10 9 Battlefield 3 PC, PS3, Xbox 360
11 7 Syndicate PC, PS3, Xbox 360
12 29 Batman: Arkham City PS3, Xbox 360
13 12 The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim PC, PS3, Xbox 360
14 16 Zumba Fitness Wii, PS3, Xbox 360
15 10 Final Fantasy 13-2 PS3, Xbox 360
16 5 Rayman Origins PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
17 14 Just Dance 3 Wii, Xbox 360
18 20 Saints Row: The Third PC, PS3, Xbox 360
19 24 Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception PS3
20 19 Rage PC, PS3, Xbox 360
21 13 Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure 3DS, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
22 26 Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning PC, PS3, Xbox 360
23 21 Super Mario 3D Land 3DS
24 25 Forza Motorsport 4 Xbox 360
25 23 Metal Gear Solid: HD Collection PS3, Xbox 360
26 34 Zumba Fitness 2 Wii
27 17 Fallout: New Vegas Ultimate Edition PC, PS3, Xbox 360
28 22 F1 2011 PC, PS3, Vita, Xbox 360
29 37 Moshi Monsters: Moshling Zoo DS
30 38 Lego Pirates of the Caribbean 3DS, DS, PC, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
31 40 Mario Kart 7 3DS
32 36 Lego Harry Potter: Years 5-7 PC, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
33 18 The Darkness 2 PC, PS3, Xbox 360
34 Re-entry Sonic Generations PS3, Xbox 360
35 Re-entry The Sims 3 3DS, PC, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
36 Re-entry Skate 3 PS3, Xbox 360
37 Re-entry The Sims 3: Pets 3DS, PC, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
38 Re-entry Dead Island PC, PS3, Xbox 360
39 35 Binary Domain PS3, Xbox 360
40 33 Cars 2 DS, PC, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360

UKIE Games Charts compiled by GfK Chart-Track.

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