UK Charts: SSX sales avalanche

SSX, EA’s stunning snowboarding reboot and last week’s biggest release, has climbed to the top of the UK charts. Let’s hope its not planning to fall back down as quickly as you would in-game.

It’s FIFA 12 that follows it up in second place, with Mario Party 9 – also released last week – in third. It’s interesting to note that Mario Party got that far without the help of UK retailer GAME, which didn’t stock Nintendo’s latest.

Claiming fourth is last week’s number one, Uncharted: Golden Abyss, with Mario & Sonic’s 2012 Olympic adventures just behind. The final five holds few surprises; UFC Undisputed 3, Modern Warfare 3, FIFA Football, Assassin’s Creed: Revelations and Battlefield 3 all follow in that order.

This week is perhaps the biggest week of 2012 yet, with Mass Effect 3, Street Fighter X Tekken and Asura’s Wrath all going head to head. Which game will claim the crown?