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The Sims 3 stays top despite drop in sales

Activision's Prototype debuts at number two in UK charts

Electronic Arts' The Sims 3 remains the number one best-selling title in the UK according to data from GfK Chart Track, despite sales dropping 48 per cent.

Activision's new IP Prototype enters the charts at number two this week, nudging THQ's Red Faction: Guerilla down to number three as sales fall 31 per cent.

The biggest climber this week is Activision's Call of Duty: World at War, with sales jumping 79 per cent off the back of price promotions.

And EA's Grand Slam Tennis – the first title released to use Nintendo's Wii MotionPlus – entered the charts at number 13 in its first week on sale.

The top ten follows:

  • 01 The Sims 3
  • 02 Prototype
  • 03 Red Faction: Guerilla
  • 04 Wii Fit
  • 05 UFC 2009: Undisputed
  • 06 EA Sports Active
  • 07 Call of Duty: World at War
  • 08 Pokemon Platinum
  • 09 Infamous
  • 10 FIFA 09
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Matt Martin joined GamesIndustry in 2006 and was made editor of the site in 2008. With over ten years experience in journalism, he has written for multiple trade, consumer, contract and business-to-business publications in the games, retail and technology sectors.