Modern Warfare 2 is best-selling UK game of 2009, says ELSPA

Wednesday, 13 January 2010 13:24 GMT By Johnny Cullen

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ELSPA’s confirmed that Modern Warfare 2 was the best-selling game of 2009, followed by FIFA 10 and Wii Sports Resort.

No specific sales figures were given to the top 20 games on the list, but Infinity Ward’s shooter did rake £67 million in its opening week back in November, selling 1.7 million units in Britain during that period.

Since its launch, the game has remained number one for nine consecutive weeks, and is the third biggest game in the UK ever.

FIFA 10 meanwhile was the second biggest launch ever in the UK – until the release of MW2 anyways – with over 1.7 million units sold across Europe in its first week.

Wii Sports Resort has sold 5 million units since it went on sale in July of last year in Europe, it was recently revealed by Nintendo.

Full top 20 below.

  1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
  2. FIFA 10
  3. Wii Sports Resort
  4. Wii Fit
  5. Wii Fit Plus
  6. Assassin’s Creed II
  7. Mario Kart Wii
  8. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games
  9. Call Of Duty: World At War
  10. FIFA 09
  11. New Super Mario Bros. Wii
  12. Wii Play
  13. Professor Layton And The Curious Village
  14. Forza Motorsport 3
  15. Lego Batman: The Videogame
  16. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
  17. Need For Speed: Shift
  18. Resident Evil 5
  19. Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training
  20. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games

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