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UK Top 40: Battlefield 3 beats Batman: AC

Kinect Sports 2 lands 18th.

Battlefield 3 has stormed the UK chart to arrive first in the all-formats listing.

EA's first-person shooter is the tenth biggest UK launch of all time in terms of units sold and ninth in revenue. It sold more copies in week one than all seventeen previous Battlefield games combined and twice as much as Medal of Honor last year.

53 per cent of copies bought were on Xbox 360, 29 per cent on PlayStation 3 and 10 per cent on PC, although those numbers do not count digital download sales, such as through EA's Origin service.

Batman: Arkham City is second, while FIFA 12 and Football Manager also both shuffle down a place to accommodate Battlefield.

Rare-developed Kinect Sports: Season 2 was the next highest new entry, leaping into 18th.

The only other fresh entry to the chart was Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi, which arrived in 23rd.

Disney Universe, PS3 re-make House of the Dead: Extended Cut and Kirby Mass Attack all failed to register in the all-formats' top 40.

Out last week, Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn managed a late entry into the chart in 35th place, no doubt helped by the launch of the Tintin movie last weekend.

This leaves the rest of the top ten remains largely unchained, with Just Dance 3, Forza 4, The Sims 3 and Zumba making up fifth to eighth place.

Toy tie-in Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure continues to scale the chart ahead of Christmas, with Rage in tenth.

The full chart will follow.

This Week Last Week Title Platform(s)
1 New entry Battlefield 3 PC, PS3, Xbox 360
2 1 Batman: Arkham City PS3, Xbox 360
3 2 FIFA 12 PS3, Xbox 360
4 3 Football Manager 2012 PC
5 5 Just Dance 3 Wii, Xbox 360
6 4 Forza 4 Xbox 360
7 6 The Sims 3: Pets 3DS, PC, PS3, Xbox 360
8 9 Zumba Fitness Wii, PS3, Xbox 360
9 11 Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure 3DS, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
10 8 Rage PC, PS3, Xbox 360
11 7 PES 2012 PS3, PC, Xbox 360
12 14 Lego Pirates of the Caribbean 3DS, DS, PC, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
13 13 Mario Kart Wii Wii
14 10 Gears of War 3 Xbox 360
15 12 F1 2011 PC, PS3, Xbox 360
16 16 Dead Island PC, PS3, Xbox 360
17 15 Deus Ex: Human Revolution PC, PS3, Xbox 360
18 New entry Kinect Sports: Season 2 Xbox 360
19 17 Driver: San Francisco PC, PS3, Xbox 360
20 23 Wii Music Wii
21 22 Rugby World Cup 2011 PS3, Xbox 360
22 25 Warhammer 40K: Space Marine PC, PS3, Xbox 360
23 New entry Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi PS3, Xbox 360
24 31 The Sims 3 DS, PC, PS3, Xbox 360
25 38 Call of Duty: Black Ops DS, PC, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
26 27 Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood PC, PS3, Xbox 360
27 35 Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars 3DS, DS, PC, PS3, PSP, Wii, Xbox 360
28 32 Gran Turismo 5 PS3
29 26 Michael Jackson: The Experience DS, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
30 30 Cars 2 DS, PC, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
31 28 Wii Sports Resort Wii
32 34 Lego Harry Potter: Years 1-4 DS, PC, PS3, PSP, Wii, Xbox 360
33 33 Phineas & Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension PS3, Wii
34 40 Dance Central 2 Xbox 360
35 New entry Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn 3DS, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
36 20 Dead Rising 2: Off The Record PC, PS3, Xbox 360
37 24 Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One PS3
38 39 Just Dance 2 Wii
39 29 Dance Juniors Wii
40 28 Dark Souls PS3, Xbox 360

UKIE Games Charts compiled by GfK Chart-Track.

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