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UK chart: PES dispenses with FIFA

Saints Row 2 features. Top 40 inside.

Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 has burst into the UK All-Formats Chart at number one this week, shoulder-charging genre rival FIFA 09 down to number two.

FIFA 09 maintains the bigger launch week of the pair, and the bulk of PES sales (58 per cent) fell to the PS3.

It was a different story for debutante Saints Row 2 at number three, however, which shifted a whopping 73 per cent of copies on Xbox 360.

The rest of the top 10 was unexciting: LEGO Batman at four, Wii Fit at five, Mario Kart Wii at six and Star Wars: The Force Unleashed at seven.

Then came Wii Play at eight, Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 at nine, and Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway rounded the list off at 10.

Elsewhere in the charts there was a re-entry for BioShock at 14 - bolstered by the launch of the PS3 version. And there were also reappearances for de Blob at 29, Mario Kart DS at 34, Ratatouille at 36, Assassin's Creed at 39 and Beijing 2008 at 40.

Both Samba and Pure fell ten places a piece, the former down from 21 to 31 and the latter tumbling from 23 to 33.

This week waves goodbye to Spore, Rock Band and Battlefield: Bad Company.

  1. Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 (PC, Xbox 360, PS3)
  2. FIFA 09 (PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, PSP, Wii, DS)
  3. Saints Row 2 (Xbox 360, PS3)
  4. LEGO Batman (PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, PSP, Wii, DS)
  5. Wii Fit (Wii)
  6. Mario Kart Wii (Wii)
  7. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, PSP, Wii, DS)
  8. Wii Play (Wii)
  9. Tiger Woods PGA Tour '09 (Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, PSP, Wii)
  10. Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway (PC, Xbox 360, PS3)
  11. Carnival: Funfair Games (Wii)
  12. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (Wii, DS)
  13. Family Trainer (Wii)
  14. BioShock (PC, Xbox 360, PS3)
  15. Big Beach Sports (Wii)
  16. Halo 3 (Xbox 360)
  17. Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock (Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PS2, PC, DS)
  18. Dr Kawashima's Brain Training (DS)
  19. Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Wii)
  20. Ben 10: Protector of Earth (Wii, DS, PS2, PSP)
  21. Grand Theft Auto IV (PS3, Xbox 360)
  22. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (Xbox 360, PS3, PC, DS)
  23. WALL-E (PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, PSP, Wii, DS)
  24. The Simpsons Game (Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, PSP, Wii, DS)
  25. Mercenaries 2 (PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2)
  26. LEGO Indiana Jones (PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, PSP, Wii, DS)
  27. Puzzler Collection (PSP, DS)
  28. Sports Island (Wii)
  29. De Blob (Wii)
  30. LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga (Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, DS)
  31. Samba de Amigo (Wii)
  32. Sports Party (Wii)
  33. Pure (PC, Xbox 360, PS3)
  34. Mario Kart DS (DS)
  35. Need For Speed ProStreet (PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, PS2, PSP, Wii, DS)
  36. Ratatouille (PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, PSP, Wii, DS)
  37. Cooking Mama (DS)
  38. Guitar Hero: On Tour (DS)
  39. Assassin's Creed (PC, Xbox 360, PS3)
  40. Beijing 2008 (PC, Xbox 360, PS3)

Leisure software charts compiled by Chart Track, ©2008 ELSPA (UK) Ltd.

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