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UK CHART: UFC Undisputed 3 debuts at No.1

THQ scores its first chart-topper since last March's Homefront

UFC Undisputed 3 debuts at No.1 on the UK all formats chart, something its predecessor failed to manage despite shifting more copies during its launch week back in 2010.

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It's the first UK chart-topper for troubled publisher THQ since the release of Homefront last March, although sales monitor Chart-Track said the original title in the series outperformed the latest game's launch week by more than three to one.

Chart mainstays FIFA 12 and Modern Warfare 3 take the next two spots, ahead of Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games and Battlefield 3.

Last week's best-seller, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, slips to No.12 after a 63 per cent drop in weekly sales.

GfK/Chart-Track Top 10 (week ended January 21):

  1. UFC Undisputed 3 (THQ)
  2. FIFA 12 (EA)
  3. Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Activision)
  4. Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games (Sega)
  5. Battlefield 3 (EA)
  6. Final Fantasy XIII-2 (Square Enix)
  7. Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure (Activision)
  8. The Darkness 2 (2K Games)
  9. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda)
  10. Just Dance 3 (Ubisoft)

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Leisure software charts compiled by Chart Track, (C)2012 UKIE Ltd

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