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UK Top 40: Modern Warfare 3 sales increase

Mario Kart 7 skids into 8th.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 continues to dominate the UK video games chart, its sales rising 2 per cent to secure a fourth week on top.

3DS game Mario Kart 7 was this week's sole newcomer, and finished eighth. That's higher than fellow 3DS exclusive Super Mario 3D Land managed three weeks ago, but it is much quieter now.

FIFA 12 sales improved to take the football game to second place. However, EA's game was still 55,000 sales short of rampant chart leader Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.

Assassin's Creed: Revelations was third, behind an ever-rising Just Dance 3 in fourth. Skyrim shuffled down to fifth, but Saints Row: The Third fell further, to sixth.

Nintendo puzzler Professor Layton and the Spectre's Call was seventh, ahead of Mario Kart 7 in eighth, Battlefield 3 in ninth and Super Mario 3D Land in 10th.

Outside the top 10, Mario & Sonic London 2012 Olympic Games rose to 11th - its third rise in three weeks.

Abba: You Can Dance and Zumba Fitness 2 both managed to enter the top 40 in this, their second week of release. They finished 30th and 34th, respectively.

Meanwhile, both Rayman: Origins and Lord of the Rings: War in North dropped out of the top 40, after disappointing starts for both last week.

The full chart lies below.

This Week Last Week Title Platform(s)
1 1 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 DS, PC, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
2 5 FIFA 12 PS3, Xbox 360
3 2 Assassin's Creed: Revelations PC, PS3, Xbox 360
4 5 Just Dance 3 Wii, Xbox 360
5 4 The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim PC, PS3, Xbox 360
6 3 Saints Row: The Third PC, PS3, Xbox 360
7 7 Professor Layton and the Spectre's Call DS
8 New entry Mario Kart 7 3DS
9 9 Battlefield 3 PC, PS3, Xbox 360
10 10 Super Mario 3D Land 3DS
11 13 Mario & Sonic: London 2012 Olympic Games Wii
12 11 Need for Speed: The Run PC, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
13 12 Moshi Monsters: Moshling Zoo DS
14 6 WWE '12 PS3, Xbox 360
15 16 Batman: Arkham City PS3, Xbox 360
16 20 Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception PS3
17 15 Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure 3DS, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
18 22 Forza Motorsport 4 Xbox 360
19 14 Lego Harry Potter: Years 5-7 PC, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
20 18 Zumba Fitness Wii, PS3, Xbox 360
21 17 Michael Jackson: The Experience DS, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
22 23 Football Manager 2012 PC
23 27 Mario Kart Wii Wii
24 32 Rage PC, PS3, Xbox 360
25 25 Sonic Generations PS3, Xbox 360
26 34 Kinect Sports Xbox 360
27 19 The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Wii
28 21 Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary Xbox 360
29 26 Cars 2 DS, PC, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
30 New entry Abba: You Can Dance Wii
31 28 Lego Pirates of the Caribbean 3DS, DS, PC, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
32 24 Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn 3DS, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
33 Re-entry Dance Central Xbox 360
34 New entry Zumba Fitness 2 Wii
35 33 F1 2011 PC, PS3, Xbox 360
36 40 PES 2012 PS3, PC, Xbox 360
37 30 Kinect Sports: Season 2 Xbox 360
38 Re-entry Dead Island PC, PS3, Xbox 360
39 36 Nintendogs + Cats: Golden Retriever 3DS
40 Re-entry Gears of War 3 Xbox 360

UKIE Games Charts compiled by GfK Chart-Track.

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