UK Chart: Injustice Gods Among Us topples BioShock
Injustice: Gods Among Us has claimed the No.1 position on the UK all formats all prices chart for the week ended April 20. Ending Bioshock Infinite’s three week run at the top, Injustice becomes the first fighting game to lead the chart since UFC Undisputed 3 in February 2012. Injustice studio NetherRealm’s previous game, Mortal Kombat, was beaten to No.1 by Portal 2 in week 16 of 2011.
The second highest charting new release was 3DS exclusive Fire Emblem: Awakening at No.3. It launched alongside a limited edition 3DS XL, which accounted for 31 per cent of total 3DS XL hardware sales last week, which jumped 49 per cent over the previous seven days.
GfK/Chart-Track Top 10 (previous week):
- Injustice: Gods Among Us (Warner)
- BioShock Infinite (Take-Two)
- Fire Emblem: Awakening (Nintendo)
- Tomb Raider (Square Enix)
- Defiance (Trion Worlds)
- FIFA 13 (EA)
- Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 (Activision)
- Luigi’s Mansion 2 (Nintendo)
- Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14 (EA)
- Far Cry 3 (Ubisoft)
See what we thought of this week’s highest charting new releases in our Injustic: Gods Among Us review and our Fire Emblem: Awakening review.
By Tom Ivan