Tomb Raider Debuts at #1 on the UK Sales Charts, Becoming the Best Selling Launch of 2013
Warning: You may feel that all is right with the world after reading the next sentence.
After doing 1 million sales in under 48 hours worldwide, the UK sales charts for the week ending March 8th have been revealed, with Tomb Raider ‘comfortably’ dethroning the awesome Aliens: Colonial Marines as the biggest launch of 2013. Not content on just being the best this year, the Tomb Raider reboot across all systems also set a new record for the franchise, beating out previous best-seller, Tomb Raider: Legend.
Moving away from Tomb Raider, other new releases SimCity and Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 finished 2nd and 3rd, with previous #1, Crysis 3, dropping 55% to sixth place.
Check out the top 20 selling games in the UK below:
- Tomb Raider
- Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3
- The Sims 3: University Life
- FIFA 13
- Crysis 3
- Call of Duty: Black Ops II
- Far Cry 3
- Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance
- Assassin’s Creed III
- Need for Speed: Most Wanted
- Skylanders Giants
- Hitman: Absolution
- Aliens: Colonial Marines
- Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
- Halo 4
- Grand Theft Auto IV
- Dead Space 3
- Forza Horizon
Do you think God of War: Ascension is going to outsell Tomb Raider next week, even though it is only on one system? Let us know in the comments below.