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PES topples FIFA in UK chart

Konami's footy game scores in debut week

Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 has entered the UK software chart at No. 1, ending FIFA 09's two week run at the top of the table.


The PS3 version of PES 2009 accounted for 58% of sales, the Xbox 360 version for 40% and the PC edition for 2%, according to stat cruncher Chart-Track. EA's rival footy title, FIFA 09, slipped one place in the league following a 54% drop in weekly sales.

THQ's Saints Row 2 took third spot, with almost three quarters of all copies of the game sold for Xbox 360, while Lego Batman followed in fourth place and Wii Fit in fifth.

Mario Kart Wii held onto sixth place, ahead of Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, Wii Play, Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 and Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway.

The newly released PS3 version of BioShock made its chart entry at No14.

You can check out PSM3's PES 2009 review here, as well as our recent interview with series mastermind Shingo 'Seabass' Takatsuka.