Train2Game news: UK Charts – FIFA Street stays top

Train2Game students don’t see any change at the top of the UK Charts this week, with FIFA Street holding onto No.1 for the second week running. It marks EA’s ninth week at No.1 this year, with five of their titles having reached top spot.

Resident Evil: Operation Racoon City is this week’s highest new entry at No.2, and the only non-EA title in the top five. Former No.1 Mass Effect 3 slips one to No.3, FIFA 12 holds No.4, while SSX drops to No.5.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 jumps four places to No.6, sitting one place ahead of new entry Kid Icarus: Uprising for the Nintendo 3DS. Battlefield 3 jumps 12 places to re-enter the top ten at No.8, and it’s followed by F1 2011 which moves up ten to No.9.

Find out more about F1 2011 in The Train2Game Blog interview with Chief Game Designer Steve Hood. 

Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games complete this week’s top ten.

Other new entries this week include Shogun 2:  Total War Fall of the Samurai at No.17, while Ninja Gaiden 3 debuts at No.19.

The UKIE Gfk Chart-Track All Formats Top 10 for the week ending 24th March 2012 is therefore as follows:

1. FIFA Street (EA)
2. Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City (Capcom)
3. Mass Effect 3 (EA)
4. FIFA 12 (EA)
5. SSX (EA)
6. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Activision)
7. Kid Icarus: Uprising (Nintendo)
8. Battlefield 3 (EA)
9. F1 2011 (Codemasters)
10. Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games (Sega)

New releases for the week ahead include Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12, Silent Hill Downpour and Ridge Racer Unbounded.

So Train2Game, what are your thoughts on this week’s UK Charts? What does the continued dominance of EA say? And which game do you think will be No.1 next week?

Leave your comments here on The Train2Game Blog, or on the Train2Game forum.

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