Black Ops II back at top spot as price cuts shake up UK chart

Sales of Activision’s blockbuster shooter Call Of Duty: Black Ops II are up 20% as it reclaims number one spot in the UK this week.

Several price promotions at retail also helped to shake up the charts a little as the release drought continues. Sales of Assassin’s Creed III were up 71% after widespread price cuts, and it was a similar story for Warner’s Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes, which moved up up six places as week-on-week sales rose by 28%. Halo 4 leapt up nine places to 13th spot, posting a 53% sales boost. The only new release this week was EA’s The Sims 3: 70s 80s 90s Stuff, which went in at number 36.

The top 10 entertainment software chart for the week ending 25 January 2013 is as follows:

1. Call Of Duty: Black Ops II

2. FIFA 13

3. Far Cry 3

4. DMC

5. Assassins’ Creed 3

6. Need For Speed Most Wanted

7. Just Dance 4

8. Football Manager 2013

9. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

10. Hitman Absolution