PlayStation Store PAL charts: January 2013

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PlayStation Store PAL charts: January 2013


As ever, January was a relatively quiet month for new releases, so the charts were dominated by a mix of end-of-year blockbusters and older titles benefiting from discounted prices. Let’s have a look how everything lined up:

Full PS3 game downloads:

Saints Row: The Third took the top spot by a whisker thanks to some nice savings in our January sale. New releases DmC Devil May Cry and Demon’s Souls didn’t quite make the top 10, though both were released at the end of the month.

  1. Saints Row: The Third (Re-entry)
  2. Just Cause 2 (5)
  3. Sports Champions 2 (RE)
  4. Far Cry 3 (1)
  5. PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale (RE)
  6. Deus Ex: Human Revolution (RE)
  7. Lord of the Rings: War in the North (New)
  8. Borderlands 2 (RE)
  9. Red Dead Redemption (RE)
  10. Max Payne 3 (RE)

PSN games:

Journey rocketed back to the top spot, buoyed by its appearance in a number of Game of the Year lists. Elsewhere, Double Fine’s eccentric subterranean adventure The Cave entered in second place, and The Walking Dead showed great legs at five.

  1. Journey (6)
  2. The Cave (New)
  3. Sonic Adventure 2 (RE)
  4. The Walking Dead – Season Pass (4)
  5. Mass Effect (1)
  6. Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD (5)
  7. Okami HD (7)
  9. Hydrophobia Prophecy (RE)
  10. Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection (RE)

PS Vita games:

It was a second month of chart domination for Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD on the PS Vita chart. Congratulations to the team at Just Add Water. Retro City Rampage put in a strong showing to debut in second place, while Table Top Tanks and Table Ice Hockey popped up courtesy of price cuts.

  1. Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD (1)
  2. Retro City Rampage (New)
  3. Table Top Tanks (RE)
  4. Call of Duty Black Ops: Declassified (3)
  5. Table Ice Hockey (RE)
  6. MotorStorm RC (10)
  7. Uncharted: Fight for Fortune (2)
  8. Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation (5)
  9. Plants vs. Zombies (RE)
  10. LittleBigPlanet PS Vita (7)

PS Classics:

No surprises here – GTA: San Andreas continued its reign at the top of the Classics chart. Will Vice City dethrone it this month? Elsewhere, Final Fantasy titles put in a good showing courtesy of recent discounts on the series.

  1. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (1)
  2. Final Fantasy IX (RE)
  3. Final Fantasy VII (7)
  4. Final Fantasy VIII (10)
  5. Crash Bandicoot (3)
  6. Spyro The Dragon Trilogy (2)
  7. CTR: Crash Team Racing (4)
  8. Crash Bandicoot 3 Warped (5)
  9. Final Fantasy VI (RE)
  10. Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back (6)

Head on over to the US PlayStation Blog to find out how things differed across the pond.

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