Square’s triple-A title becomes the fastest-selling release in the franchises’ history in the UK, accounting for a huge 53.5 per cent of all full price PS2 sales this week. Crackdown becomes the fourth fastest selling Xbox 360 title behind Gears of War, PES 6 and Call of Duty 3.
Alongside the duo of new releases, EA has a strong presence in the chart, with four titles in the top ten. Super budget publisher Grabit also manages to rack up a decent array of titles in the top forty. With Bad Boys II at seven, Sudoku at 16 and Sheep at 17, in total the value label claims six top 40 titles.
THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN:
1. Final Fantasy (Square Enix)
2. Crackdown (Microsoft)
3. FIFA ’07 (EA)
4. Pro Evolution Soccer 6 (Konami)
5. Need for Speed: Carbon (EA)
6. The Sims 2: Pets
7. Bad Boys II
8. The Sims 2 (EA)
9. Sega Mega Drive Collection (Sega)
10. New Super Mario Bros. (Nintendo)