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Arkham City Tops UK Charts, Fourth Biggest Launch this Year

October 24, 2011 Written by Alex Osborn

It looks like Rocksteady’s hard work has paid off, as Batman: Arkham City has soared to the top of the UK sales charts, making it the fourth biggest launch of 2011.

Not only that, but as far as Warner Bros. goes, Arkham City has given the publisher its biggest launch ever. Needless to say, the game has gone on to surpass the launch of its predecessor, with sales numbers that practically double that of Arkham Asylum.

Here is the entire top ten list for this past week:

  1. Batman: Arkham City
  2. FIFA 12
  3. Football Manager 2012
  4. Forza Motorsport 4
  5. Just Dance 3
  6. The Sims 3: Pets
  7. PES 2012
  8. RAGE
  9. Zumba Fitness
  10. Gears of War 3

It’s really great to see the development team over at Rocksteady get rewarded for all their hard work, having created the undisputed best superhero game of all time. If you haven’t read our review for the game, head over here and check it out.

With such a fantastic launch, it looks like fans of the franchise can already start gearing up for another entry in the Arkham franchise.