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Battlefield 3 marches to top of the charts

Kinect Sports: Season 2 debuts at 18 in a quiet week for new releases

EA's Battlefield 3 charged straight to the top of the week's charts, pushing Batman: Arkham City and and FIFA 12 to the second and third spots respectively.

The launch was the ninth biggest all formats week one seller by revenue, and tenth by units. It's also outsold last year's Medal Of Honor at a ratio of two to one for week one sales.

Otherwise it was a quiet week for new entries, with Kinect Sports: Season 2 debuting at 18. The week's other release, Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi, entered at 23.

Last Week This Week Title
New entry 1 Battlefield 3
1 2 Batman: Arkham City
2 3 FIFA 12
3 4 Football Manager 2012
5 5 Just Dance 3
4 6 Forza Motorsport 4
6 7 The Sims 3: Pets
9 8 Zumba Fitness
11 9 Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure
8 10 RAGE
7 11 Pro Evolution Soccer 2012
14 12 LEGO Pirates Of The Caribbean
13 13 Mario Kart Wii
10 14 Gears Of War 3
12 15 F1 2011
16 16 Dead Island
15 17 Deus Ex: Human Revolution
New entry 18 Kinect Sports: Season Two
17 19 Driver: San Francisco
23 20 Wii Music
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