UK Chart: Crysis 3 guns down Aliens: Colonial Marines

Metal Gear Rising debuts at No.2

EA's Crysis 3 takes the top spot in this week's UK all formats chart, ahead of Konami's Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, which makes its debut at No.2.


According to sales monitor GfK Chart-Track there's a gap of 5,500 sales between Metal Gear Rising and Crysis 3, with the latter gaining the edge thanks to a PC release.

The shooter performed strongest on the Xbox 360, with 57% of sales on Microsoft's console. Meanwhile the PS3 proved the be the platform of choice for Metal Gear Rising with 61% of sales of total sales.

'FIFA 13' continues to be a presence in top ten at No.3, as does Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, which holds on to the No.4 spot.

Dead Space 3 drops to No.6, but maintains its lead on Far Cry 3 and Need for Speed Most Wanted, which are at No.7 and No.8 respectively. Rounding off the top ten are Assassin's Creed 3 at No.9 and Square's Hitman Absolution at No.10.

Here's the complete chart for the week ended February 23

  1. Crysis 3 (EA)
  2. Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (Konami)
  3. FIFA 13 (EA Sports)
  4. Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 (Activision)
  5. Aliens: Colonial Marines (Sega)
  6. Dead Space 3 (EA)
  7. Far Cry 3 (Ubisoft)
  8. Need for Speed: Most Wanted (EA)
  9. Assassin's Creed 3 (Ubisoft)
  10. Hitman Absolution (Square Enix)
  11. Just Dance 4 (Ubisoft)
  12. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda)
  13. Sonic & All Stars Racing Transformed (Sega)
  14. Skylanders Giants (Activision)
  15. LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Warner Bros. Interactive)
  16. Halo 4 (Microsoft)
  17. LEGO The Lord of the Rings (Warner Bros. Interactive)
  18. Grand Theft Auto IV (Take Two)
  19. The Sims 3 (EA)
  20. Forza Motorsport 4 (Microsoft)