Halo 4 takes all formats top spot but doesn’t beat previous series entries
It's good news for the Master Chief as his latest game successfully assaults the all formats games chart
Michael Plant is chief editor and writer of gaming ezine and blog GamesCatalyst.com, as well as editor of 'The Independent'’s games review printed in the Saturday supplement 'Information'. Established in February 2011, Games Catalyst endeavours to bring its unique brand of fact and satire to the videogaming community and, in tandem with 'The Independent', hopefully turn a few non-believers on to gaming while we’re at it.
Wednesday 14 November 2012
Halo 4 made its first week of sales count, taking the number one from last week’s incumbent Assassin’s Creed 3 to become the next in a long line of triple-A titles to take top spot in their debut week.
Interesting Halo 4 didn’t break the sales records of either Halo 3 or Halo: Reach however, in what you’d presume to be something of a disappointment for Microsoft given there are more Xbox 360 consoles in circulation now then there were in either 2007 or 2010 when those previous Halo games made an entrance.
Predictions for next week: Call of Duty: Black Ops 2.
Top 40 Entertainment Software (All Prices), Week Ending 10 November 2012:
1 – HALO 4 – MICROSOFT
2 – ASSASSIN’S CREED III – UBISOFT
3 – FIFA 13 – EA
4 – NEED FOR SPEED MOST WANTED – EA
5 – FOOTBALL MANAGER 2013 – SEGA
6 – SKYLANDERS GIANTS – ACTIVISION BLIZZARD
7 – WWE ’13 – THQ
8 – BORDERLANDS 2 – 2K GAMES
9 – JUST DANCE 4 – UBISOFT
10 – MEDAL OF HONOR: WARFIGHTER – EA
UKIE Games Charts©, compiled by GfK Chart-Track.
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