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UK chart: Wii U games miss top 10 as Call of Duty retains crown

Far Cry 3 enters second with 9th biggest launch of the year.

The Wii U's three big software exclusives have missed the UK all-formats top 10, as Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 claims another chart scalp.

Last week, Nintendo told Eurogamer it "definitely" expected Wii U software in the top 10 - maybe even in the top five. But this was not to be.

Perhaps unsurprisingly, Nintendo's best-selling first-party game was Nintendo Land, which came packaged in with Premium versions of the Wii U console. It entered 11th.

New Super Mario Bros. U was not far behind in 14th, while Ubisoft's Zombi U (also available as part of a console bundle) charted 17th.

60 per cent of all Wii U sales were of the Premium pack. 30 per cent bought the console in its Zombi U bundle, meaning just 10 per cent bought a Basic Wii U with its smaller hard drive.

Ubisoft had a good week: its lush and dense tropical shooter Far Cry 3 won second in the all-formats chart, while ZombiU was the best-selling third-party Wii U title.

That's despite new Wii U versions of FIFA 13 (which overall remained third), Assassin's Creed 3 (in fifth), Just Dance 4 (sixth) and Skylanders Giants (ninth).

Ratchet & Clank: Q Force missed the top 10 entirely, as did the Zone of the Enders HD Collection and Rabbids Land on Wii U.

The full chart lies below.

This Week Last Week Title Platform(s)
1 1 Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 PC, PS3, Wii U, Xbox 360
2 New entry Far Cry 3 PC, PS3, Xbox 360
3 3 FIFA 13 PS3, Wii U, Xbox 360
4 2 Hitman: Absolution PC, PS3, Xbox 360
5 4 Assassin's Creed 3 PC, PS3, Wii U, Xbox 360
6 7 Just Dance 4 PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
7 6 Lego Lord of the Rings 3DS, DS, PS3, Xbox 360
8 5 Halo 4 Xbox 360
9 8 Skylanders Giants PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
10 9 Need for Speed: Most Wanted PC, PS3, Xbox 360
11 New entry Nintendo Land Wii U
12 14 Dishonored PC, PS3, Xbox 360
13 15 Football Manager 2013 PC
14 New entry New Super Mario Bros. U Wii U
15 11 WWE 13 PS3, Xbox 360
16 12 Moshi Nonsters: Moshlings Theme Park 3DS, DS
17 New entry Zombi U Wii U
18 18 Medal of Honor: Warfighter PC, PS3, Xbox 360
19 16 New Super Mario Bros. 2 3DS
20 25 Forza Horizon Xbox 360
21 20 Wonderbook: Book of Spells PS3
22 14 Resident Evil 6 PC, PS3, Xbox 360
23 17 The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim PC, PS3, Xbox 360
24 30 Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed 3DS, PC, PS3, PS Vita, Xbox 360
25 19 F1 2012 PC, PS3, Xbox 360
26 21 Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes DS, PC, PS2, PS3, PSP, Wii, Xbox 360
27 24 Mario & Sonic: London 2012 Olympic Games Wii
28 29 Angry Birds Trilogy 3DS, PS3, Xbox 360
29 22 Forza 4 Xbox 360
30 36 Mario Kart 7 3DS
31 34 Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
32 23 Kinect Disneyland Adventures Xbox 360
33 26 Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask 3DS
34 13 uDraw Studio: Instant Artist PS3, Wii,Xbox 360
35 New entry Just Dance: Disney Party Wii, Xbox 360
36 28 F1 Race Stars PC, PS3, Xbox 360
37 37 007 Legends PS3, Xbox 360
38 Re-entry Super Mario 3D Land 3DS
39 33 Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified PS Vita
40 Re-entry Dance Central 2 3DS

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