UK CHART: FIFA 09 hangs on to top spot

EA’s FIFA 09 holds onto the No.1 position in this week’s ELSPA/Chart-Track’s official UK All Formats Top 40 – despite sales being down 47 per cent.

The football title – which has been garnering exceptional reviews – holds off the stern challenge of Lego Batman, which takes second spot in its debut week.

Lego Batman is Warner’s biggest ever video game launch, released across all 7 major formats with 22 per cent of sales on Xbox 360, 22 per cent on budget PS2, 20 per cent on Wii, 17 per cent on PS3, 12 per cent on DS, six per cent on PSP and one per cent on PC.

There are seven different publishers represented in this week’s All Formats Top 10, with four titles selling best on Xbox 360, and the remaining six top sellers on Wii.

Wii Fit steps up one place to No. 3, bouncing back after last week’s dip in stock, while Star Wars: The Force Unleashed slips two places to No.4.

Ubisoft also drops two places as Brothers in Arms: Hell’s Highway falls to No.5.

Performance of the week goes to Atari’s Family Trainer, which climbs from No.20 to No.9.

The full All Formats Top 20 for the week ending OCtober 11th reads:

1) FIFA 09 – EA
2) Lego Batman – Warner Bros
3) Wii Fit – Nintendo
4) Star Wars: The Force Unleashed – LucasArts
5) Brothers In Arms – Ubisoft
6) Mario Kart Wii – Nintendo
7) Wii Play – Nintendo
8) Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 – EA
9) Family Trainer – Atari
10) Big Beach Sports – THQ

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