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GTA: San Andreas - crime does pay - BIG

Two years ago Rockstar’s ‘Grand Theft Auto: Vice City’ (PS2) overtook ‘Metal Gear Solid 2’ (PS2) as the fastest selling game in the UK, more than doubling the sales of Konami’s title and breaking a quarter of a million sales in one week. It was thought that no game could smash the records so comprehensively again, but this week ‘Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas’ (PS2) has rewritten the record books, more than doubling Vice City’s launch week sales and breaking half a million sales in one week (575,156 units / £20.6m across all Chart Track panel retailers with estimated total market sales of 677,000 / £24.2m) – and these are the sales over just 2 days of trading (Friday/Saturday). more


EA's FIFA 2005 is back at the top of the table

EA’s multi-format ‘FIFA 2005’ (down 42%) reclaims the No1 spot from Konami’s PS2-only ‘Pro Evolution Soccer 4’ (down 47%) which drops to No2 in the All Formats Entertainment Top 40. However ‘Pro Evolution Soccer 4’ is still No1 in the PS2 Full Price Chart ahead of FIFA. more


Konami beats FIFA at its own game

Konami’s PS2-only ‘Pro Evolution Soccer 4’ topples EA’s multi-format ‘FIFA 2005’ to top the All Formats Entertainment Software Chart, knocking ‘FIFA 2005’ down to No2 with a difference of only 1,500 units between the two rival football games. more


FIFA 2005 scores first on debut ahead of record breaking Fable

EA’s multi-format football phenomenon ‘FIFA 2005’ shoots straight into No1 in the Entertainment Software Top 40 with last week’s No1 ‘Star Wars: Battlefront’ (PS2/XB/PC) feeling the effects of the dark side, sliding to No8 (down 59% across all formats). more


Strong Star Wars sales lead to No1, No1 leads to...

‘Star Wars: Battlefront’ (PS2/XB/PC) from Lucasarts/Activision forces EA’s ‘The Sims 2’ down to No2 to claim the coveted No1 spot in the Top 40 Entertainment Software Chart. more