Grid 2 was the top selling game at UK retail in the last week and Codemasters’ first number one since 2010, Ukie has confirmed.
The new entry tops the charts despite selling 29 per cent fewer units that its predecessor in its launch week, which entered the charts at number two five years ago.
Last week’s number one, Resident Evil Revelations, slides to number five with a week-on-week sales decline of 45 per cent.
There’s only one other new entry this week – Insomniac’s Fuse, published by EA, limps into the top 40 at 37.
The UK all formats chart for the week ending June 1, courtesy of Ukie/ChartTrack, is as follows. Week-on-week sales differences are in brackets where given, and reviews can be found through the links.
1. Grid 2
2. FIFA 13 (+17%)
3. Dead Island: Riptide (-0%)
4. Far Cry 3 (+35%)
5. Resident Evil: Revelations (-45%)
6. Assassin’s Creed III (+10%)
7. Metro: Last Light (-40%)
8. Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D (-17%)
9. LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (+35%)
10. Tomb Raider (-0%)