The Average Gamer

Ladbrokes betting on Christmas top-selling videogame has opened

You can bet online at here at Looks like the betting is for the top sales across all formats, in all price ranges, though you might want to confirm that with Ladbrokes. Click on the Quick Menu and scroll waaaaaay down to the Christmas bets. The current favourite is Need For Speed: Most Wanted at evens (bet £1, win £1 plus your original stake of £1) with everyone else trailing behind at 6 to 1 and worse odds.

Last year’s winner was Need For Speed Underground 2. The 2003 winner was Medal Of Honour: Pacific Assault.

Current videogame sales charts are available from ChartTrack here and anyone who takes their pattern-analysis seriously can view 2004 and 2003’s archived charts here