|Darksiders II leads UK monthly sales for August 2012|
|Posted: 07.09.2012 04:57 by JonahFalcon||Comments: 0|
Darksiders II led software sales in the UK for August 2012, with NCAA Football 13, the collegiate American football EA Sports title, making a surprising #4 appearance. Sleeping Dogs, which the weekly charts for two straight weeks, debuted at #6.
Meanwhile, two games launched over nine months ago, Batman: Arkham City and Call of Duty: Black Ops, remained top sellings with the former hanging in at #8 and the latter at #9 despite being released an astonishing 21 months ago in November 2010.
In terms of pure ancillary sales, the Skylander games dominated in point card and figurine sales.
The top sellers for the period running from the 29th July thru 25th August are:
1. Darksiders II (360, PS3, PC)*
2. New Super Mario Bros 2 (3DS)
3. Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance (3DS)*
4. NCAA Football 13 (360, PS3)
5. Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Wii, 360, NDS, PS3, 3DS, PSV, PC)
6. Sleeping Dogs (360, PS3)
7. Transformers: Fall of Cybertron (360, PS3)
8. Batman: Arkham City (360, PS3, PC)*
9. Call of Duty: Black Ops (360, PS3, NDS, Wii, PC)*
10. The Amazing Spider-Man (360, PS3, NDS, 3DS, Wii)
* (includes CE, GOTY editions, bundles, etc. but not those bundled with hardware)
As for console hardware, the Xbox 360 ruled the roost for the 20th consecutive month in unit sales worldwide, comprising 48% of all software sales.