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UK Chart: Grid 2 holds off FIFA

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Grid 2 retained the No.1 spot on the UK all formats all prices chart for the week ended June 8, despite a 52 per cent drop in sales. FIFA 13 charted at No.2 for the third week running, followed by two fresh entries; new sci-fi action IP Remember Me debuted at No.3 ahead of Skyrim: Legendary Edition, which includes the original game and all three DLC expansions.

Far Cry 3 fell one spot to No.5, ahead of fellow former chart toppers Dead Island: Riptide and Tomb Raider, while Luigi’s Mansion 2, Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D and Assassin's Creed III rounded off the top ten.

GfK/Chart-Track Top 10 (previous week):

  • Grid 2 (Codemasters)
  • FIFA 13 (EA)
  • Remember Me (Capcom)
  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Legendary Edition (Bethesda)
  • Far Cry 3 (Ubisoft)
  • Dead Island: Riptide (Deep Silver)
  • Tomb Raider (Square Enix)
  • Luigi’s Mansion 2 (Nintendo)
  • Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D (Nintendo)
  • Assassin's Creed III (Ubisoft)

We said in our Grid 2 review: "As a whole, Grid 2 is a slick, powerful racer that's the result of a clear vision of intense, streamlined competition. It takes few risks yet scratches many itches, offering a compelling experience to fans on all sides of the racing spectrum. While some will question a few design decisions, the overall package delivers on many levels. Put simply, Grid 2 deserves your attention.”