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UK chart: COD batters competition

UPDATE: Why Kinect Adventures is absent.

Update: Number cruncher GfK Chart-Track has explained to Eurogamer why sales of Kinect Adventures - the game the Kinect camera is bundled with - haven't been included.

Microsoft's view on this is that the Sensor sells for £129.99 and that Adventures will not be sold separately - it is a pack-in product," Chart-Track's Dorian Bloch revealed.

This is similar to Wii Sports, which was never tracked as a software item as it was never available as a solus product - only with hardware.

Original story: Activision's Call of Duty: Black Ops has, predictably, obliterated all challengers in the UK all-formats chart.

This outcome was all but written last week when we heard that Black Ops had recorded the biggest day-one sales of any game ever released in UK.

A whopping 1.4 million copies of the Vietnam War game were sold in just 24 hours here.

Treyarch's shooter is top, then, and a majority 56 per cent of copies were sold on Xbox 360.

FIFA is second, Just Dance 2 third and the first Kinect newcomer Kinect Sports fourth.

Football Manager 2011 is fifth, Professor Layton and the Lost Future sixth and Fallout: New Vegas seventh.

New Super Mario Bros. Wii, The Sims 3 and Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II rounded out the top 10.

There's no sign of the Kinect hardware-bundled game Kinect Adventures. The rest of the Kinect slate performed like this: Dance Central is 13th, MotionSports 15th, Fighters Uncaged 23rd, Kinectimals 26th, Kinect Joy Ride 30th, Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 33rd and Sonic Free Riders 38th.

Remember, Eurogamer's review of the Kinect hardware and the launch line-up of games can be found on the homepage right now.

Sonic Colours had a disappointing first week way down in 36th. Fable III fell rapidly this week from third to 16th. Lionhead's game lead the UK all-formats chart two weeks ago.

Eurogamer TV goes to the Kinect launch.
This Week Last Week Title Platform(s)
1 New entry Call of Duty: Black Ops DS, PC, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
2 2 FIFA 11 DS, PC, PS2, PS3, PSP, Wii, Xbox 360
3 4 Just Dance 2 Wii
4 New entry Kinect Sports Xbox 360
5 1 Football Manager 2011 PC
6 5 Professor Layton and the Lost Future DS
7 6 Fallout: New Vegas PC, PS3, Xbox 360
8 6 New Super Mario Bros. Wii Wii
9 10 The Sims 3 DS, (PC, PS3, Xbox 360
10 9 Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II DS, PC, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
11 11 WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 2011 PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
12 12 Wii Party Wii
13 New entry Dance Central Xbox 360
14 8 Medal of Honor PC, PS3, Xbox 360
15 New entry MotionSports Xbox 360
16 3 Fable III Xbox 360
17 16 Wii Fit Plus Wii
18 14 Pro Evolution Soccer 2010 PC, PS2, PS3, PSP, Wii, Xbox 360
19 15 Wii Sports Resort Wii
20 13 GoldenEye 007 Wii
21 24 Halo: Reach Xbox 360
22 18 007: Blood Stone PC, PS3, Xbox 360
23 New entry Fighters Uncaged Xbox 360
24 20 F1 2010 PC, PS3, Xbox 360
25 17 New Super Mario Bros. DS
26 New entry Kinectimals Xbox 360
27 19 Just Dance Wii
28 27 LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 DS, PC, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
29 21 Toy Story 3 PC, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
30 New entry Kinect Joy Ride Xbox 360
31 22 The X-Factor PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
32 25 Red Dead: Redemption PS3, Xbox 360
33 New entry Your Shape: Fitness Evolved Xbox 360
34 26 Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
35 28 Mario Kart Wii Wii
36 New entry Sonic Colours DS, Wii
37 29 Super Mario Galaxy 2 Wii
38 New entry Sonic Free Riders Xbox 360
39 33 LEGO Batman DS, PC, PS3, PS2, PSP, Wii, Xbox 360
40 34 Sports Champions PS3
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