UK game retail market sees sales boost thanks to BioShock Infinite and Tomb Raider

Blockbuster titles to thank for surge in sales
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Game retailers experienced their busiest weekend of the year over the Easter period.

Blockbuster titles BioShock: Infinite and Tomb Raider were to thank for the surge, which saw 743,045 units sold over the weekend, marking a 47 per cent increase in boxed video games on the previous week, reports MCV.

It was also one of the busiest release weeks for some time, with Luigi’s Mansion 2 (No.5 in the charts), Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel (No.6), Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14 (No.8), LEGO City Undercover (No.13) and Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time (No.31) joining the chart topper BioShock: Infinite on the shelves.

BioShock: Infinite has become the fastest selling game in the series to date. Read more about the game here.