Software Sales Monitor: Market falls to £26.3m

Christopher Dring
Software Sales Monitor: Market falls to £26.3m

It’s the post-FIFA blues this week, with unit sales falling 43 per cent to 887,494 and the market value plunging further, down 51 per cent to £26.3m week-on-week.

It’s an expected drop, but was perhaps a little steeper than retail would have hoped – it’s a bigger drop than the dip suffered during the post-FIFA week last year.

Alongside FIFA 12, the other big sellers this week were all-new IP, with Bethesda’s Rage reaching No.2 and Namco Bandai’s Dark Souls making third spot in the Chart-Track Top 40.

Next week’s data should make for more pleasant reading, with Just Dance 3, Forza 4, PES 2012, Ace Combat, WRC 2011 and Skylanders all on retailer’s shelves.


Tags: Retail , uk , games , sales , value , units , software sales , Software Sales Monitor

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