FIFA 13 holds onto top position in the UK charts

FIFA 13 puts shooters Far Cry 3 and Black Ops 2 into second and third place

FIFA 13 has held onto the top of the UK videogames sales charts, knocking Far Cry 3 and Call Of Duty: Black Ops 2 into second and third place respectively

Perhaps bouyed by the opening of this year's January transfer window, FIFA 13 has held onto the top of the UK videogames sales chart, while Football Manager 2013 returns to the top ten. EA's fantastic football sim has booted high-octane shooters Far Cry 3 and Call Of Duty: Black Ops 2 into second and third place respectively, while Sport's Interactive's football strategy game climbs from thirteenth to eighth position.

Elsewhere in the charts, both Hitman Absolution and Need For Speed: Most Wanted are non-movers at fourth and fifth position, while Just Dance 4 and Halo 4 switch places landing at sixth and seventh respectively. The rest of the top 10 charts shapes up as follows:

1. FIFA 13 (ranked 1st last week)
2. Far Cry 3 (ranked 2nd last week)
3. Call Of Duty: Black Ops 2 (ranked 3rd last week)
4. Hitman Absolution (ranked 4th last week)
5. Need For Speed: Most Wanted (ranked 5th last week)
6. Just Dance 4 (ranked 7th last week)
7. Halo 4 (ranked 6th last week)
8. Football Manager 2013 (ranked 13th last week)
9. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (ranked 10th last week)
10. Lego: Lord Of The Rings (ranked 9th last week)