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UK's best-selling games of 2011 revealed

All formats and single format charts inside

Industry trade body UKIE has sent over a list of the best-selling UK games of 2011, based on GfK Chart Track figures, and there's no prize for guessing which title came out on top.

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Activision's Modern Warfare 3 was the No.1 game of the year, making it three years in a row that a Call of Duty title has topped the annual rankings, following similar successes enjoyed by Black Ops and Modern Warfare 2.

EA games FIFA 12 and Battlefield 3 took the next two spots on the all formats chart, ahead of 505 Games' Zumba Fitness and Bethesda's The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.

Ubisoft's Just Dance 3 and Assassin's Creed: Revelations placed sixth and seventh respectively, while Take-Two's LA Noire, THQ's Saints Row: The Third and Warner's Batman: Arkham City rounded off the top ten.

GfK Chart-Track business group director Dorian Bloch said: "2011 finished strongly for the traditional console gaming markets thanks to the arrival of 3DS to re-invigorate the hand-held gaming arena and also the notable UK phenomenon of Xbox 360, which sold more software both in units and revenue than any year since its launch back in 2005.

"Most of the All Formats top ten best-sellers of 2011 were released in Q4 which meant that for the first time over half of the entire year's software revenue occurred in just the last quarter of the year".

Here are the all formats and individual platform charts for 2011:

All formats chart

  1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
  2. FIFA 12
  3. Battlefield 3
  4. Zumba Fitness
  5. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  6. Just Dance 3
  7. Assassin's Creed: Revelations
  8. LA Noire
  9. Saints Row: The Third
  10. 10.Batman: Arkham City

Xbox 360 chart

  1. Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
  2. FIFA 12
  3. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  4. Battlefield 3
  5. Gears of War 3

PS3 chart

  1. Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
  2. FIFA 12
  3. Battlefield 3
  4. Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception
  5. Assassins Creed: Revelations

Wii chart

  1. Zumba Fitness
  2. Just Dance 3
  3. Just Dance 2
  4. Mario Kart Wii
  5. Wii Sports Resort

3DS chart

  1. Super Mario 3D Land
  2. Mario Kart 7
  3. The Legend of Zelda: The Ocarina of Time 3D
  4. Nintendogs + Cats: Golden Retriever
  5. Rayman 3D

DS chart

  1. Professor Layton And The Spectre's Call
  2. Pokemon White Version
  3. Pokemon Black Version
  4. Art Academy
  5. Moshi Monsters: Moshling Zoo

PSP chart

  1. FIFA 12
  2. FIFA 11
  3. Motorstorm: Arctic Edge
  4. Gran Turismo
  5. Assassin's Creed: Bloodlines

PC chart

  1. Football Manager 2012
  2. Football Manager 2011
  3. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  4. The Sims 3
  5. Battlefield 3

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