LittleBigPlanet 2 knocks off Black Ops in the UK charts

lbp2_logo_thumbMedia Molecule’s follow-up to 2008's highly customizable platformer, LittleBigPlanet, scores big this week in the UK sales chart as it debuts straight to number one.

 

Media Molecule’s follow-up to 2008's highly customizable platformer, LittleBigPlanet, scores big this week in the UK sales chart as it debuts straight to number one.


 

LittleBigPlanet 2's story trailer

 

LittleBigPlanet 2 is the number one best selling title in the UK all-formats chart for the week ending 22 January. The long awaited platformer reach the number one position after just two days on sale, knocking Activision's FPS blockbuster, Call Of Duty: Black Ops, back down to second spot.



Rounding off the top five this week is Ubisoft's Just Dance 2, still strong at number three, while FIFA 11 and Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood holds the fourth and fifth position, repectively.

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Here's the complete round down of Chart-Track's all-platforms software sales chart for the week ending January 22:

  1. LittleBigPlanet 2 (Sony Computer Entertainment)
  2. Call of Duty: Black Ops (Activision)
  3. Just Dance 2 (Ubisoft)
  4. FIFA 11 (Electronic Arts)
  5. Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood (Ubisoft)
  6. Wii Fit Plus (Nintendo)
  7. Mass Effect 2 (Electronic Arts)
  8. Kinect Sports (Microsoft)
  9. Gran Turismo 5 (Sony Computer Entertainment)
  10. Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit (Electronic Arts)

 

 

lbp2_boxartNow moving on to the individual platform category, the PlayStation 3 exclusive creative platformer also topped the charts, with Ubisoft's Just Dance 2 clinging to second spot. Nintendo's Wii Fit Plus is still at number three while the recent release of Mass Effect 2 for the PlayStation 3 took the number four position.

 

Here's the complete round down of Chart-Track's individual-platform software sales chart for the week ending January 22:

  1. LittleBigPlanet 2 (Sony Computer Entertainment, PS3)
  2. Just Dance 2 (Ubisoft, Wii)
  3. Wii Fit Plus (Nintendo, Wii)
  4. Mass Effect 2 (Electronic Arts, PS3)
  5. Call of Duty: Black Ops (Activision, Xbox 360)
  6. Kinect Sports (Microsoft, Xbox 360)
  7. Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood (Ubisoft, Xbox 360)
  8. Gran Turismo 5 (Sony Computer Entertainment, PS3)
  9. Just Dance (Ubisoft, Wii)
  10. FIFA 11 (Electronic Arts, Xbox 360)