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God of War: Ascension Places Behind Tomb Raider, Sold Less Than Half of God of War 3 in the UK

March 18, 2013 Written by Jason Dunning

Despite achieving the second biggest debut in the franchise, it wasn’t all good news for God of War: Ascension in the UK last week, as the latest in the series managed less than half the sales God of War 3 saw at its launch. Due to this, Tomb Raider (down 72%) captured first place yet again, relegating Ascension to #2.

Looking at other new releases that didn’t feature Kratos, StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm on PC finished third, with Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 ending up right behind it, proving that people in the UK like sniping and ghosting.

Here’s the top 21 best sellers in the UK:

  1. Tomb Raider
  2. God of War: Ascension
  3. StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm
  4. Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2
  5. SimCity
  6. FIFA 13
  7. Far Cry 3
  8. Crysis 3
  9. Call of Duty: Black Ops 2
  10. The Sims 3: University Life
  11. Assassin’s Creed III
  12. Hitman: Absolution
  13. Skylanders Giants
  14. Need for Speed: Most Wanted
  15. Dead Space 3
  16. Skyrim
  17. Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
  18. Grand Theft Auto IV
  19. Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance
  20. Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 (#3 last week)
  21. Aliens: Colonial Marines

Are you surprised that God of War: Ascension was number two? Let us know in the comments below.

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