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Who didn't see this one coming? Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain has tiptoed straight into number one here in the UK following its launch on the 1st September. Equally unsurprising is that 72 per cent of the stealth-'em-up's sales were on the PlayStation 4. However, Kojima's latest didn't sell quite well enough to beat the week one records set byBatman: Arkham Knight and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt earlier in the year.

Meanwhile, Mad Max skidded into second place, signalling yet another solid start for a Warner Bros. release, and Sony exclusive Until Dawn, which previously debuted in second, dropped down into fourth. Needless to say, the rest of the top ten makes for pretty predictable reading, but it'll be interesting to see how things chop and change now that we're edging closer to the launch of many a blockbuster title.

What have you been buying recently? Did you sneak into The Phantom Pain with Big Boss by your side, or are you saving your money for the holiday onslaught? Let us know in the comments section below.

UK Sales Charts: Week Ending 5th September 2015

  1. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
  2. Mad Max
  3. Gears of War: Ultimate Edition
  4. Until Dawn
  5. Disney Infinity 3.0
  6. Grand Theft Auto V
  7. LEGO Jurassic World
  8. Minecraft: PlayStation Edition
  9. Minecraft: Xbox Edition
  10. Batman: Arkham Knight