UK chart: FIFA 13 sells 1 million copies in a week

Boots Borderland 2 from top spot.

Annual football fiesta FIFA 13 has sold a million copies during its first week on sale in the UK.

It becomes the fourth game in history to do this, following Call of Duty titles Black Ops, Modern Warfare 2 and 3.

Video game sales jumped by 196 per cent in the past seven days. FIFA 13 accounted for 71 per cent of all games sold and 80 per cent of all revenue from game sales - both of these figures are higher than last year.

Borderlands 2, last week's chart champion, fell into second place.

World of Warcraft expansion Mists of Pandaria ambled into fourth place (it's worth remembering, as usual, that UK numbers company Chart-Track does not count digital sales).

The pandas arrived ahead of other new releases Rocksmith (seventh), Dead of Alive 5 (11th), Angry Birds Trilogy (16th) and Gran Turismo 5 Academy Edition (17th).

Last week also saw the release of new hardware in the shape of Sony's new super slim PlayStation 3. The 500GB monster gave PS3 sales a 138 per cent boost on last week, and accounted for 37 per cent of all PS3s sold.

The full chart lies below follow.

FIFA 13 Gamescom trailer

This Week Last Week Title Platform(s)
1 New entry FIFA 13 PS3, Xbox 360
2 1 Borderlands 2 PC, PS3, Xbox 360
3 2 F1 2012 PC, PS3, Xbox 360
4 New entry World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria PC
5 3 PES 2013 PC, PS3, Xbox 360
6 4 Sleeping Dogs PC, PS3, Xbox 360
7 New entry Rocksmith PC, PS3, Xbox 360
8 13 The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim PC, PS3, Xbox 360
9 5 Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes DS, PC, PS2, PS3, PSP, Wii, Xbox 360
10 7 New Super Mario Bros. 2 3DS
11 New entry Dead or Alive 5 PS3, Xbox 360
12 21 Forza 4 Xbox 360
13 6 LittleBigPlanet Vita
14 12 Dead Island: GOTY Edition PC, Xbox 360, Xbox 360
15 10 Max Payne 3 PC, PS3, Xbox 360
16 New entry Angry Birds Trilogy 3DS, PS3, Xbox 360
17 New entry Gran Turismo 5 Academy Edition PS3
18 11 London 2012: The Official Video Game PC, PS3, Xbox 360
19 9 Guild Wars 2 PC
20 8 Tekken Tag Tournament 2 PS3, Xbox 360
21 15 Mario & Sonic: London 2012 Olympic Games Wii
22 30 Darksiders 2 PC, PS3, Xbox 360
23 14 Lego Harry Potter: Years 5-7 PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
24 17 Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure 3DS, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
25 32 Super Mario 3D Land 3DS
26 38 Sonic Generations 3DS, PS3, Xbox 360
27 16 The Sims 3: Supernatural PC
28 18 Ghost Recon: Future Soldier PC, PS3, Xbox 360
29 27 Batman: Arkham City PS3, Xbox 360
30 22 The Amazing Spider-Man 3DS, DS, PC, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360.
31 25 Battlefield 3 PC, PS3, Xbox 360
32 39 Assassin's Creed: Revelations PC, PS3, Xbox 360
33 28 Call of Duty: Black Ops PC, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
34 26 The Sims 3 PC, PS3, Xbox 360
35 Re-entry Mario Kart 7 PS3
36 33 Grand Theft Auto Episodes - Liberty City PS3, Xbox 360
37 40 Moshi Monster: Moshling Zoo DS
38 Re-entry Borderlands: Game of the Year Edition PC, PS3, Xbox 360
39 37 Transformers: Fall of Cybertron PC, PS3, Xbox 360
40 Re-entry Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 PS3, Xbox 360

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