The brand new Batman: Arkham sport smashed the charts and gone straight in at primary, beating The Witcher three for the most important debut of the yr thus far.

Regardless of receiving a much less euphoric reception than Rocksteady’s earlier two video games, Batman: Arkham Knight has simply taken the primary spot in each UK gross sales charts. Not solely that but it surely’s develop into the quickest promoting sport of the yr, beating earlier file holder The Witcher three by a large margin.

The sport additionally had a greater debut than any of the earlier Batman: Arkham titles, though it’s been launched a lot earlier within the yr than traditional – and for the primary time on a Tuesday.

The dangerous press generated by issues with the PC model was by no means going to have any direct affect on the charts, as they don’t have in mind digital gross sales and the PC model just isn’t out there as a boxed copy within the UK.

Within the all codecs chart Batman knocked Lego Jurassic World from the highest spot, which can be a Warner Bros. sport. In truth it’s been a busy yr for Warner, with 4 quantity ones thus far in 2015: Dying Gentle, Mortal Kombat X, Lego Jurassic World, and now Batman.

The second greatest new launch of the week was Wii U unique Yoshi’s Woolly World, which appeared to do properly by coming in at quantity 4 in each charts.

Massively multiplayer on-line enlargement pack Last Fantasy XIV: Heavensward got here in at quantity 10 within the all codecs chart, with MotoGP 15 at quantity 13, and manga preventing sport crossover J-Stars Victory VS+ at quantity 18.