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UK CHART: Skyrim dethrones Modern Warfare 3

Price cut helps Bethesda's RPG knock CoD from the top spot for the first time

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim climbs to No.1 on the latest UK All Formats Chart thanks to an average price reduction of around £13 compared to the previous week.


It's the first time the RPG has hit the top spot, which had been held by Modern Warfare 3 for the previous four weeks.

The latest Call of Duty slips to No.2, Just Dance 3 is up one place to No.3, while FIFA 12 and Assassin's Creed: Revelations both fall two places, to No.4 and No.5 respectively.

GfK/Chart-Track Top 10 (week ended December 10):

  1. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda)
  2. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Activision)
  3. Just Dance 3 (Ubisoft)
  4. FIFA 12 (EA)
  5. Assassin's Creed Revelations (Ubisoft)
  6. Battlefield 3 (EA)
  7. Professor Layton And The Spectre's Call (Nintendo)
  8. Saints Row: The Third (THQ)
  9. Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (Sony)
  10. Mario Kart 7 (Nintendo)

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