Fable 3 crowns UK charts, Force Unleashed 2 and Rock Band 3 debut

Fable 3 took the throne last week in the UK as the top-selling title, moving 128,895 units and 6,000 more than Fable 2 did during its launch week. Fallout: New Vegas sales, which held the top spot the prior week, dropped 55 percent, moving 69,613 copies to wastelanders. FIFA 11 kicked it up and charged back into second place with 75,703 sales, while Just Dance 2 kept its momentum and slid into fourth, moving and shaking 58,375 units.

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2 premiered in fifth place. FU2 unleashed 56,064 copies on the British public, with plenty of folks likely screaming that abbreviation after spending those hard-earned pounds on the disposable game. Meanwhile, the 7,386 owners of Rock Band 3, which debuted way down at #26, likely rocked the weekend away.

You may have noticed we have actual unit sales this week, that's thanks to UKIE (formerly known as ELSPA). No idea how long this'll last, but it's interesting given the NPD's recent reluctance to share such data for the US. Check out the UK top ten after the break.

Top 10 UK Software Sales (All Formats); week ending October 16:
  1. Fable 3
  2. FIFA 11
  3. Fallout: New Vegas
  4. Just Dance 2
  5. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2
  6. Medal of Honor
  7. WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2011
  8. Professor Layton and the Lost Future
  9. The Sims 3
  10. Pro Evolution Soccer 2011

This article was originally published on Joystiq.