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Halo: Reach tops UK charts, Sports Champions takes silver


Halo: Reach took the top spot on the UK all-formats sales chart last week. According to Chart-Track, Reach's first-week sales were 20,000 units ahead of Halo 3 and 200,000 more than Halo 3: ODST. The members of Noble 6 also had the fifth biggest launch ever in the UK, with the top four belonging to Modern Warfare 2 (Xbox 360 and PS3), GTA: San Andreas (PS2) and GTA IV (Xbox 360), respectively.

Likely a distant, but still impressive, debut at the number two spot is PlayStation Move's Sports Champions. The only other Move-required games in the top 40 were Start the Party! (#29) and Ubisoft's Racket Sports (#32). Rounding out the top three was Mafia 2, which held the top sales spot for the three weeks prior.

Ubisoft's Prince of Persia: Forgotten Sands turned back time and went up the charts to fifth place last week, likely due to the movie's home video launch and retail promotions. Also, Ubi's Just Dance made it back into the top ten in eighth place. It gave us a good scare last week when the stalwart Wii-exclusive slipped to 11. Check out the UK top ten after the break.

Top 10 UK Software Sales (All Formats); week ending September 18:

  1. Halo: Reach
  2. Sports Champions
  3. Mafia 2
  4. Toy Story 3
  5. Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands
  6. Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X. 2
  7. Kane and Lynch 2: Dog Days
  8. Just Dance
  9. Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11
  10. Red Dead Redemption

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