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Black Ops 2 topped 2012 UK entertainment sales

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 and FIFA 13 were the two best-selling entertainment products of 2012 at UK retail.

That’s according to Chart-Track and Official Charts Company data passed along to MCV, which says Activision's FPS shifted 2.67 million copies last year, narrowly beating the EA football game’s 2.6 million sales.

Movie The Dark Knight Rises was their closest competitor, selling just shy of 1.7 million copies, while The Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn - Part 1 and Emeli Sande album Our Version of Events rounded off the top five. The top 40 featured seven games in total:

  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 (Activision Blizzard) - 2,672,364
  2. FIFA 13 (EA) - 2,601,877
  3. The Dark Knight Rises (Warner Home Video) - 1,694,434
  4. The Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (Entertainment One) - 1,515,604
  5. Our Version of Events (Emeli Sande, Universal Music) - 1,446,844
  6. Now That's What I Call Music 83 (Various Artists, EMI Music/Universal Music) - 1,389,006
  7. Avengers Assemble (Walt Disney Studios) - 1,349,937
  8. Ted (Universal Pictures) - 1,188,295
  9. War Horse (Walt Disney Studios) - 986,870
  10. The Hunger Games (Elevation Sales) - 946,592
  11. Mrs Brown's Boys (Series One, Universal Pictures) - 913,145
  12. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (20th Century Fox) - 888,629
  13. Assassin's Creed 3 (Ubisoft) - 886,198
  14. Now That's What I Call Music 82 (Various Artists, EMI Music/Universal Music) - 866,031
  15. Prometheus (20th Century Fox) - 853,079
  16. Ice Age 4 (Continental Drift, 20th Century Fox) - 819,009
  17. 21 (Adele, XL Beggars) - 816,317
  18. Sherlock Holmes - A Game of Shadows (Warner Home Video) - 816,126
  19. + (Ed Sheeran, Warner Music) - 811,038
  20. Now That's What I Call Music 81 (Various Artists, EMI Music/Universal Music) - 756,035
  21. Halo 4 (Microsoft) - 753,489
  22. Born To Die (Lana del Rey, Universal Music) - 743,210
  23. Brave (Walt Disney Studios) - 743,021
  24. Bridesmaids (Universal Pictures) - 710,185
  25. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (Elevation Sales) - 707,875
  26. Johnny English Reborn (Universal Pictures) - 694,651
  27. Mrs Brown's Boys - Series Two (Universal Pictures) - 670,956
  28. The Amazing Spider-Man (Sony Pictures) - 656,620
  29. The Woman In Black (Momentum Pictures) - 654,589
  30. Take Me Home (One Direction, Sony Music) - 643,433
  31. Right Place Right Time (Olly Murs, Sony Music) - 597,370
  32. The Adventures of TinTin - The Secrets Of (Paramount) - 597,282
  33. Babel (Mumford & Sons, Universal Music) - 592,173
  34. Mrs Brown's Live Tour - Good Mourning (Universal Pictures) - 585,925
  35. Michael McIntyre Showtime (Universal Pictures) - 579,011
  36. Hitman Absolution (Square Enix) - 571,248
  37. Just Dance 4 (Ubisoft) - 562,453
  38. Despicable Me (Universal Pictures) - 549,111
  39. Mission Impossible - Ghost Protocol (Paramount) - 545,502
  40. Far Cry 3 (Ubisoft) - 540,237

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