UK Charts: Modern Warfare 3 #1, Battlefield 3 Slips to #9

UK Charts: Modern Warfare 3 #1, Battlefield 3 Slips to #9

Sales are down 41 per cent, but Activision’s shooter is still comfortably ahead of second place entrant Assassin’s Creed: Revelations, which itself fell 61 per cent. Call of Duty’s big rival Battlefield 3 lost only four per cent, but has to settle for ninth place.

Saints Row: The Third climbs a rung to third, swapping places with The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim. Both games have lost momentum, THQ’s pimp ’em up dropping 40 per cent while Bethesda’s mammoth-basher shed 43 per cent.The only returning top 10 games to increase sales this week are long-running successes FIFA 12 and Just Dance 3 – the one a non-mover at fifth, the other up two places at eighth.On the new release front, WWE 12 makes the biggest debut at sixth (a 22 per cent rise on the 2011 game). Lord of the Rings: War in the North has a pretty hard landing at 38th.

Full charts soon, care of UKIE and ChartTrack. Source