UK Games Chart Dominated by PS3

While attachment rates in Asia and American were dismally low, salvation has been found in the UK, with PS3 launch titles littering the UK Top 20 this week. Sony exclusives Resistance: Fall of Man, and MotorStorm entered the chart at 1 and 2 respectively, while Formula 1, Ridge Racer, Genghi and Virtua Fighter 5 also made it into the top 20. It wasn't until after Christmas, with the release of Virtua Fighter 5 in Japan that the PS3 made a dent into the charts, but the release in the UK has already gone a long way to recover the diminishing image of Sony's PS3.

Activision's Call of Duty 3 saw a boost from new format sales – jumping from number 20 to number five, while Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories still managed to perform well at a budget price, sitting at number six in the charts and beating the PS3-exclusive Formula 1: Championship Edition at number seven. Overall, four Sony first party titles appeared in the top 20.

News source: Gamesindustry.biz

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