UK Sales Chart: Batman Arkham Knight Has the Biggest Debut of Any Game in 2015

June 29, 2015 Written by Jason Dunning

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A title previously held by The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Batman: Arkham Knight now owns the biggest Week 1 of any new release in 2015, “comfortably” beating The Witcher 3. Arkham Knight also had the best Week 1 for any game in the Batman franchise, outselling Arkham City.

Arkham Knight adds to an already impressive year for Warner Bros, which has seen Dying Light, Mortal Kombat X, and LEGO Jurassic World appear in first place. The last time a publisher had at least four #1 games in the first half of a year was EA in 2012 with FIFA 12, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, SSX, Mass Effect 3, and FIFA Street.

Here’s the top 20 selling retail games in the UK for the week ending June 27, 2015, according to GfK Chart-track:

  1. Batman: Arkham Knight
  2. LEGO Jurassic World
  3. The Elder Scrolls Online
  4. Yoshi’s Woolly World
  5. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  6. Grand Theft Auto V
  7. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
  8. FIFA 15
  9. Destiny
  10. Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward
  11. Minecraft: Xbox Edition
  12. Minecraft: PlayStation Edition
  13. MotoGP 15
  14. PayDay 2: Crimewave Edition
  15. Farming Simulator 15
  16. Dying Light
  17. Halo: The Master Chief Collection
  18. J-Stars Victory VS+
  19. Splatoon
  20. Project CARS

Do you think Batman can hold on for two weeks in a row?

[Source: Chart-Track (1), (2)]