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Pokemon Ruby and Sapphire Remakes Launched at All-Time High in the UK for the Series

It has been confirmed that Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire are the biggest Pokemon launch ever in the UK.

The combined sales of both remakes outdid last year’s Pokemon X and Y by roughly 17%, and took Pokemon Black and White’s position as the best launch for the series in the territory.

The only other new release for the week was LittleBigPlanet 3, which charted at 18th place.

The top ten sellers in the UK read as follows:

1. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
2. FIFA 15
3. Grand Theft Auto 5
4. Far Cry 4
5. Assassin’s Creed: Unity
6. Pokémon Omega Ruby
7. Pokémon Alpha Sapphire
8. DriveClub
9. Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag
10. Minecraft: Xbox Edition

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