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UK charts: Red Dead Redemption is top

Split/Second, Prince of Persia appear.

Rockstar's celebrated Western, Red Dead: Redemption, has galloped to the top of the UK all-formats chart.

A whopping 65 per cent of the pie went to Xbox 360, leaving the remaining 35 per cent on PS3. Were stock delays to blame?

Last week's new arrivals Split/Second: Velocity and Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands also placed highly: Black Rock's racer took fifth and Ubisoft's film accompaniment took ninth.

Sony's ModNation Racers zipped into 10th.

Filling in the top-10 gaps were previous leader 2010 FIFA World Cup in second, Just Dance in third and Wii Fit Plus in fourth.

Battlefield: Bad Company 2, Lost Planet 2 and Alan Wake were sixth, seventh and eighth.

This Week Last Week Title Platform(s)
1 New entry Red Dead: Redemption PS3, Xbox 360
2 1 2010 FIFA World Cup PS3, PSP, Wii, Xbox 360
3 4 Just Dance Wii
4 9 Wii Fit Plus Wii
5 New entry Split/Second: Velocity PS3, Xbox 360
6 6 Battlefield: Bad Company 2 PC, PS3, Xbox 360
7 3 Lost Planet 2 PS3, Xbox 360
8 2 Alan Wake Xbox 360
9 New entry Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands DS, PS3, PSP, Wii, Xbox 360
10 New entry ModNation Racers PS3, PSP
11 7 Modern Warfare 2 PC, PS3, Xbox 360
12 5 Skate 3 PS3, Xbox 360
13 10 Wii Sports Resort Wii
14 11 GTAIV: Episodes from Liberty City PC, PS3, Xbox 360
15 8 Final Fantasy XIII PS3, Xbox 360
16 13 Just Cause 2 PC, PS3, Xbox 360
17 16 SONIC & SEGA All-Stars Racing DS, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
18 14 Splinter Cell: Conviction Xbox 360
19 20 New Super Mario Bros. Wii Wii
20 26 Forza Motorsport 3 Xbox 360
21 12 Super Street Fighter IV PS3, Xbox 360
22 21 Pokemon SoulSilver DS
23 24 FIFA 10 PC, PS2, PS3, PSP, Wii, Xbox 360
24 17 Aliens vs. Predator PC, PS3, Xbox 360
25 19 James Cameron's Avatar: The Game DS, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
26 18 Iron Man 2 PC, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
27 27 Pokemon HeartGold DS
28 31 Bayonetta PS3, Xbox 360
29 39 LEGO Batman DS, PC, PS2, PS3, PSP, Wii, Xbox 360
30 28 Halo 3: ODST Xbox 360
31 36 Grand Theft Auto IV PC, PS3, Xbox 360
32 40 New Super Mario Bros. DS
33 29 God of War Collection PS3
34 37 Mario Kart Wii Wii
35 22 Assassin's Creed II PC, PS3, Xbox 360
36 Re-entry Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games Wii, DS
37 30 BioShock 2 PC, PS3, Xbox 360
38 Re-entry Football Manager Live PC
39 35 Napoleon: Total Way PC
40 Re-entry EA Sports Active Wii

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

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