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BioShock Infinite Doesn’t Beat Tomb Raider as the Best Selling Game of 2013 in the UK, Sly Cooper Debuts at 31st

April 2, 2013 Written by Jason Dunning

BioShock Infinite may have finished first in the sales charts and sold 9,000 more copies than BioShock 2 did back in 2010, but it’s still behind Tomb Raider as the biggest launch of 2013 in the UK. The news gets even better for Lara Croft, as Tomb Raider rose 45% to place in 2nd.

Looking at other new releases, Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel was 6th, Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14 was behind it in 8th, and Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time, which did well in North America, was near the bottom at 31st.

Here’s the top 31 selling games in the UK for the week ending March 30th:

  1. BioShock Infinite
  2. Tomb Raider
  3. Gears of War: Judgment
  4. FIFA 13
  5. Luigi’s Mansion 2
  6. Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel
  7. Call of Duty: Black Ops 2
  8. Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14
  9. Assassin’s Creed III
  10. Crysis 3
  11. Far Cry 3
  12. Lego City: Undercover
  13. Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2
  14. The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct
  15. Skylanders Giants
  16. SimCity
  17. Need for Speed: Most Wanted
  18. Halo 4
  19. Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
  20. God of War: Ascension
  21. Sonic and All-Stars Racing Transformed
  22. Just Dance 4
  23. Aliens: Colonial Marines
  24. Skyrim
  25. Hitman: Absolution
  26. Lego Lord of the Rings
  27. Grand Theft Auto IV
  28. Dead Space 3
  29. Dishonored
  30. Dead Island GOTY Edition
  31. Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time

Are you surprised that BioShock Infinite wasn’t able to overtake Tomb Raider? Let us know in the comments below.

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