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Assassin's Creed 3 is second biggest launch of year in UK


Red-coat murder simulator Assassin's Creed 3 is publisher Ubisoft's biggest launch ever in the UK. According to Chart-Track, along with the previously mentioned achievement, AC3 is also the second biggest launch of the year (behind FIFA 13, natch). This fifth installment in the franchise (1, 2, Brotherhood, Revelations, 3) sold double that of Assassin's Creed 2 during its launch week, and 117,000 units more than last year's Revelations.

FIFA 13 sits comfortably in second, followed by three new titles and Medal of Honor: Warfighter's quick fall from grace. WWE '13, Football Manager 2013 and Need for Speed: Most Wanted debut in spots three through five, respectively. Kick it on past the break for the UK top ten.

Top 10 UK Software Sales (All Formats); week ending November 3:

  1. Assassin's Creed 3
  2. FIFA 13
  3. WWE '13
  4. Football Manager 2013
  5. Need For Speed: Most Wanted
  6. Medal of Honor: Warfighter
  7. Forza Horizon
  8. Skylanders Giants
  9. Just Dance 4
  10. Dishonored

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