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'Assassin's Creed 3' is UK chart number one in Ubisoft's biggest launch

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Assassin's Creed 3 is the new UK all-format chart number one.

The open-world sequel is publisher Ubisoft's biggest ever launch title, doubling sales of Assassin's Creed 2 at launch and outperforming last year's release Assassin's Creed Revelations by 117,000 units.

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It is the second biggest launch of the year behind FIFA 13, which is positioned in second place.

New entries WWE 13, Football Manager 2013 and Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit debut in third, fourth and fifth respectively.

Elsewhere, last week's number one Medal of Honor: Warfighter slips to sixth place.

Finally, Vita title Assassin's Creed 3: Liberation debuts in 14th place, the third biggest debut for a Vita title.

The top 20 in full:

1. (-) Assassin's Creed 3 (Ubisoft)
2. (2) FIFA 13 (Electronic Arts)
3. (-) WWE 13 (THQ)
4. (-) Football Manager 2013 (Sega)
5. (-) Need for Speed: Most Wanted (EA)
6. (1) Medal of Honor: Warfighter (Electronic Arts)
7. (3) Forza Horizon (Microsoft)
8. (4) Skylanders Giants (Activision)
9. (6) Just Dance 4 (Ubisoft)
10. (5) Dishonored (Bethesda)
11. (5) Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask (Nintendo)
12. (8) Moshi Monsters: Moshlings Theme Park (Mind Candy)
13. (10) Resident Evil 6 (Capcom)
14. (-) Assassin's Creed 3 Liberation (Ubisoft)
15. (12) Pokemon: Black 2 (Nintendo)
16. (13) The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda)
17. (15) F1 2012 (Codemasters)
18. (9) Doom 3: BFG Edition (Bethesda)
19. (11) Borderlands 2 (2K Games)
20. (19) LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Warner Bros Interactive)

Leisure software charts compiled by Chart Track, (C) 2012 UKIE Ltd.

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