PS4 Gets its first Number 1 with Infamous: Second Son

by March 24th, 2014
Infamous Second Son

Sony and Sucker Punch Productions can celebrate a first PS4-only All Formats No1 thanks to ‘Infamous: Second Son’ which debuts as the second biggest week 1 PS4 new release, behind ‘Killzone: Shadow Fall’ which was of course the major launch title for PS4 back in week 48, 2013 (debuted at No4 on the All Formats).  ‘Infamous: Second Son’ is third in the series: original ‘Infamous’ debuted on PS3 back in week 22, 2009 (at No5 on the All Formats Chart) followed by ‘Infamous 2’ also on PS3 back in week 23, 2011 (at No4).  Konami can also celebrate thanks to ‘Metal Gear Solid V: Gound Zeroes’ which debuts at No2 on 4 formats – the game is a prologue to the forthcoming ‘Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain’.  EA’s ‘Titanfall’ (-73%) drops from No1 to No3 and at No4 we have the third and final new release of the week within the All Formats Top 40, Square Enix’s ‘Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster’ for PS3/Vita.  Ubisoft’s ‘South Park: The Stick of Truth’ drops 2 places to No5 (-48%) and EA remain at No6 with ‘FIFA 14’ (+9%) – still its lowest overall chart position since launch 26 weeks ago.  Bandai Namco’s ‘Dark Souls II’ (-71%) drops 5 places to No7, Warner drop 4 places to No8 with ‘The Lego Movie Videogame’ (-16%), EA’s ‘Plants Vs Zombies:Garden Warfare’ drops 2 places to No9 (-31%) and Microsoft occupy 10th spot, down 1 place from last week with perenniel favourite ‘Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition’ (+2%) – this game has spent 35 of its 39 weeks within the All Formats Top 10.

Top 40 Entertainment Software (All Prices) Week 12 Year 2014
Ending 22nd March
LW TW Title Age Rating Publisher
1 INFAMOUS: SECOND SON PEGI 16+ SONY COMPUTER ENT.
2 METAL GEAR SOLID V: GROUND ZEROES PEGI 18+ KONAMI
1 3 TITANFALL PEGI 16+ EA GAMES
4 FINAL FANTASY X/X-2 HD REMASTER PEGI 12+ SQUARE ENIX
3 5 SOUTH PARK: THE STICK OF TRUTH PEGI 18+ UBISOFT
6 6 FIFA 14 PEGI 3+ EA SPORTS
2 7 DARK SOULS II PEGI 16+ BANDAI NAMCO GAMES
4 8 THE LEGO MOVIE VIDEOGAME PEGI 7+ WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE
7 9 PLANTS VS ZOMBIES: GARDEN WARFARE PEGI 7+ EA GAMES
9 10 MINECRAFT: XBOX 360 EDITION PEGI 7+ MICROSOFT
5 11 THIEF PEGI 18+ SQUARE ENIX
8 12 CALL OF DUTY: GHOSTS PEGI 16+ ACTIVISION
10 13 BATTLEFIELD 4 PEGI 18+ EA GAMES
11 14 ASSASSIN’S CREED IV: BLACK FLAG PEGI 18+ UBISOFT
13 15 LEGO MARVEL SUPER HEROES PEGI 7+ WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE
12 16 YOSHI’S NEW ISLAND PEGI 3+ NINTENDO
14 17 GRAND THEFT AUTO V PEGI 18+ ROCKSTAR
15 18 ALIENS: COLONIAL MARINES PEGI 18+ SEGA
18 19 NEED FOR SPEED: RIVALS PEGI 7+ EA GAMES
16 20 RAYMAN LEGENDS PEGI 7+ UBISOFT
36 21 GRAN TURISMO 6 PEGI 3+ SONY COMPUTER ENT.
19 22 PAC-MAN AND THE GHOSTLY ADVENTURES PEGI 7+ BANDAI NAMCO GAMES
21 23 LEGO BATMAN 2: DC SUPER HEROES PEGI 7+ WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE
20 24 KILLZONE: SHADOW FALL PEGI 18+ SONY COMPUTER ENT.
22 25 WWE 2K14 PEGI 16+ 2K SPORTS
23 26 BATMAN: ARKHAM ORIGINS PEGI 16+ WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE
24 27 NBA 2K14 PEGI 3+ 2K SPORTS
17 28 FORZA MOTORSPORT 5 PEGI 3+ MICROSOFT
25 29 LIGHTNING RETURNS: FINAL FANTASY XIII PEGI 16+ SQUARE ENIX
26 30 DISNEY INFINITY PEGI 7+ DISNEY INFINITY
29 31 LEGO STAR WARS: THE COMPLETE SAGA PEGI 3+ XBOX 360 CLASSICS
34 32 SKYLANDERS SWAP FORCE PEGI 7+ SKYLANDERS
32 33 THE SIMS 3 PEGI 12+ EA GAMES
28 34 TOMB RAIDER: DEFINITIVE EDITION PEGI 18+ SQUARE ENIX
30 35 POKEMON Y PEGI 7+ NINTENDO
33 36 LEGO THE LORD OF THE RINGS PEGI 12+ WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE
35 37 POKEMON X PEGI 7+ NINTENDO
38 SONIC & ALL STARS RACING TRANSFORMED PEGI 7+ XBOX 360 CLASSICS
39 MAX PAYNE 3 BBFC 18+ ROCKSTAR
27 40 THE LAST OF US PEGI 18+ SONY COMPUTER ENT.

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