Zumba Fitness tops slow week for UK charts
Dynasty Warriors cracks top 10; no 3DS exclusives in top 20
Wii and Kinect title Zumba Fitness is the new UK number one for the week ending April 9, with few other significant new entries in the chart.
Zumba Fitness was already the best-selling individual format title last week and this week takes the top spot in the multiformat chart as well. Although also released on the Xbox 360, with a PlayStation 3 version imminent, 92 per cent of sales this week were on the Wii.
The game follows similar success for the title in the US, although sales actually fell by 49 per cent this week. Previous number one Crysis 2 saw a drop of 57 per cent though, in what has been a quiet week for both sales and new releases.
Combined with the unseasonably good weather most other titles saw a drop in sales, with Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12 down 32 per cent, despite rising two places to number four.
Lego Star Wars III saw a fall in sales of 45 per cent at number three, with Shift 2: Unleashed down 45 per cent, Homefront down 46 per cent, and WWE All Stars down 41 per cent.
Portable titles Pokémon Black and White were the least affected by the weather, with the Black version overtaking its twin with just a 15 per cent drop in sales, compared to 27 per cent for White.
The only new entry of the week was Tecmo Koei's Dynasty Warriors 7, which took advantage of the sluggish market and achieved one of the best ever performances for the franchise, with a debut at number 10.
The rest of the chart is dominated by legacy titles and re-entries such as Dragon Age II and Bulletstorm benefiting from retail promotions. There are now no 3DS titles in the top 20.
|This Week||Last Week||Title|
|3||3||Lego Star Wars III|
|4||6||Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12|
|5||4||Shift 2: Unleashed|
|7||7||WWE All Stars|
|10||New Entry||Dynasty Warriors 7|
|13||19||Call Of Duty: Black Ops|
|14||12||Just Dance 2|
|15||Re-entry||Dragon Age II|
|16||11||Fight Night Champion|
|20||14||Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood|