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FIFA 14 is UK Xmas number one

Publisher EA claims 14th seasonal No.1 in 28 years

Electronic Arts' FIFA 14 is the Christmas number one in the UK, a position the series has not held since 2008.

Since the charts first began being recorded 28 years ago, EA has claimed the coveted Xmas number one spot 14 times. But in the past five years that spot has been largely occupied by publisher Activision's Call of Duty franchise.

In the weekend before Christmas, sales of Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag rose 92 per cent and Take-Two's Grand Theft Auto V 94 per cent.

  • 01 FIFA 14
  • 02 Call of Duty: Ghosts
  • 03 Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
  • 04 Battlefield 4
  • 05 Lego Marvel Super Heroes
  • 06 Grand Theft Auto V
  • 07 Just Dance 2014
  • 08 Need For Speed Rivals
  • 09 Killzone: Shadow Fall
  • 10 Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition
  • 11 Gran Turismo 6
  • 12 Batman: Arkham Origins
  • 13 Skylanders Swapforce
  • 14 WWE 2K14
  • 15 Forza Motorsport 5
  • 16 Disney Infinity
  • 17 Animal Crossing: New Leaf
  • 18 Football Manager 2014
  • 19 Angry Birds: Star Wars
  • 20 Aliens: Colonial Marines

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Chris Lewin Software Engineer, EA2 years ago
Ho Ho Ho!
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Shehzaan Abdulla Translator/QA 2 years ago
Curious as to how big the boost the game gave to the X1 over the holidays.
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Adam Jordan Community Management/Moderation 2 years ago
"20 Aliens: Colonial Marines"

One question: How?
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Klaus Preisinger Freelance Writing 2 years ago
@Adam
because the secret underground cadre of grandmothers, who have been trying to expose fake gratitude with horrible pairs of socks for decades, has now entered the digital age.
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Tom Keresztes Programmer 2 years ago
The only version of the Xbox One in stock at amazon till yesterday was the bundle with Fifa 14. Today they have the normal one, too.
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Aleksi Ranta Product Manager - Hardware 2 years ago
Christian: Are games in all price ranges taken into account when calculating salesout figures? Here in Finland, games under 20eur are not included, so only midprice and fullprice games.
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