Titanfall helps the Xbox One almost double weekly sales in the UK

The Xbox One saw UK week-on-week sales jump by 96 percent alongside the arrival of Titanfall, with the game's bundle accounting for 70 percent of the hardware shifted. It's no surprise, then, that EA's multiplayer shooter went top of the country's sales charts, despite a valiant effort from Dark Souls 2.

Namco brought Demon's Souls to Europe almost a year after Atlus released it North America, and it debuted sixth in the UK charts back in June 2010. A year later, Dark Souls landed in third, and its sequel went one better with a 20 percent rise in UK sales over its predecessor. Not a bad performance for the action-RPG series, especially since at one stage it looked uncertain to even reach Europe.

Looking down the UK charts, a month that's been packed with new releases meant there wasn't enough space in the top ten for Yoshi's New Island. The 3DS game placed 12th.
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Top 10 UK Software Sales (All Formats); week ending March 15:
  1. Titanfall
  2. Dark Souls 2
  3. South Park: The Stick of Truth
  4. The Lego Movie Videogame
  5. Thief
  6. FIFA 14
  7. Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare
  8. Call of Duty: Ghosts
  9. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition
  10. Battlefield 4

This article was originally published on Joystiq.