Launching new properties this late in the generation is always a risky proposition, but The Last of Us has overcome a variety of obstacles to top the UK sales charts. It represents Sony’s first number one since the release of Uncharted: Golden Abyss last year, and is the biggest selling new IP since L.A. Noire all the way back in 2011. Not bad, huh?
Outside of Naughty Dog’s opus, it was a slow week for new releases. GRID 2 parked up in third, while Tomb Raider held on in fourth. Elsewhere, FIFA 13 dropped into Europa League territory in fifth, while Injustice: Gods Among Us showcased its superpowers in sixth. Familiar favourites The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and Assassin’s Creed III rounded out the top ten.
We assume that we don’t need to ask you what you’ve been spending your cash on, huh? You can peruse the full list of movers and shakers through here.