In its first week at retail, Final Fantasy XIII charged up the UK sales charts like a Lightning bolt, becoming the "fastest selling" game of the year -- a record set by Bad Company 2 just last week. According to Chart-Track, the console sales split for the latest edition in Square Enix's flagship series was fairly even, with a 54 to 46 percent split on PS3 and Xbox 360, respectively.

Bad Company 2's sales slipped 38 percent last week, bringing EA DICE's fantastic multiplayer title (wait, there's single player, too?) down to second place. And, in third -- there it is: Just Dance. The game is unstoppable and has the stamina of a six-year-old hyped up on Pixy Stix. Like we noted last week, Just Dance just keeps going and going. We're just waiting to see when this epic sugar rush wears off.

Source – Lucky XIII for Square Enix [GFK Chart-Track]
Source – Latest UK Software Charts [GFK Chart-Track]
Top 10 UK Software Sales (All Formats); week ending March 13:

  1. Final Fantasy XIII
  2. Battlefield: Bad Company 2
  3. Just Dance
  4. Heavy Rain
  5. Wii Fit Plus
  6. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
  7. Sonic and Sega All-Stars Racing
  8. Aliens vs. Predator
  9. Wii Sports Resort
  10. New Super Mario Bros. Wii

This article was originally published on Joystiq.

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