RE5 tops UK Charts, becomes fastest selling Resi title to date
- Posted March 17th, 2009 at 07:13 EDT by Mike Harradence
- 13 Comments
Action horror sequel Resident Evil 5 has debuted at the top of the UK All Format Charts following its release on March 13, becoming the fastest selling entry in the venerable franchise to date.
According to data from Gfk Chart Track, the game’s release marks the UK’s biggest All Format number one since Activision’s Call of Duty: World at War, with the Capcom title outselling the combined sales of the other nine entries in the top ten.
In terms of sales performance, the Xbox 360 nabbed the lion’s share with 55 per cent of RE5 sales, with the PlayStation 3 version following closely behind with 45 per cent.
See below for a full chart roundup:
1. Resident Evil 5 (Capcom)
2. Wii Fit (Nintendo)
3. Tom Clancy’s HAWX (Ubisoft)
4. Professor Layton and the Curious Village (Nintendo)
5. Killzone 2 (Sony)
6. FIFA 09 (EA)
7. Call of Duty: World at War (Activision Blizzard)
8. Empire: Total War (Sega)
9. Halo Wars (Microsoft)
10. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (Sega)
- 3:58am EDT - March 17th, 2009
Stop saying ACTION-HORROR
its only action....silly action....silly xbox
- 4:02am EDT - March 17th, 2009
Yeah, fifa is more scary than Re5
- 4:20am EDT - March 17th, 2009
Agreed its not a horror game in any way shape or form... and to be fair theres not much action, certainly theres no moving and shooting!!! lol. So can you just call it a game?
- 4:21am EDT - March 17th, 2009
There's a couple of moments there, guys -- chapter 5 is full of classic RE moments, and this is coming from someone who has been playing them since '97 and prefers the old stuff. ;)
- 4:28am EDT - March 17th, 2009
For a decent survival horror game try Silent Hill: Homecoming...in the dark with surround sound, on a large LCD. Proper old school survival horror.
- 4:36am EDT - March 17th, 2009
OMG people still think they are going to get in shape using the wii fit XD. Other than that RE5 is a great game, action game. Tho I still miss my zombies, my little spooks of past games and the puzzles (tho that has reduced the back tracking)
- 5:39am EDT - March 17th, 2009
Professor Layton and the Curious Village (Nintendo)!
seriously?! why? its just a puzzle game with 100 puzzles. i could complete it in an afternoon. and dont even get me started on wii fit
- 6:39am EDT - March 17th, 2009
- 10:55am EDT - March 17th, 2009
REALLY? I didn't think this gmae was that popular, I only know 3 people with it. I'm some what supprised.
- 11:12am EDT - March 17th, 2009
cmon this is the ps3 im sick of games moving backwards, resi5 is a great game but resi4 still owns its ass
- 3:14pm EDT - March 17th, 2009
RE5 is a great game and I agree with poster #4. The game has its moments, I wouldn't say its horror but it definitely took me back to old days of resident evil. As far as people complaining it not being scary, I think the only scary RE game is REmake on Gamecube
- 3:46pm EDT - March 17th, 2009
wii fit beat killzone2 just sad glad to see gears of evil up there
- 10:57pm EDT - March 17th, 2009
Resident Evil is really exciting and thats my kind of game no one can beat me at it Ha!ha!
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