Injustice 2 smashes into the UK charts at No.1, Farpoint holds highest ever spot for a VR game at No.2

By Shabana Arif, Monday, 22 May 2017 14:03 GMT

Don’t panic, GTA 5 is still there.

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Injustice 2 released last week and jostled its way to the top of the UK charts, just as Injustice: Gods Among Us did back in 2013.

Injustice 2 is the first fighting game to score a No.1 since 2015’s Mortal Kombat X which was also developed by NetherRealm and published by Warner.

Another new release wades in to take over the No.2 spot, but surprisingly it’s a VR title. Farpoint’s chart debut is the highest ranking so far when it comes to VR games, with Playstation VR Worlds previously holding that honour with a No.7 last year.

GTA 5 has begrudgingly climbed down to No.3 while last week’s No.1, Prey, settles at No.4. Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia is a third new entry and rounds out the top five.

Sci-fi Dark Souls, The Surge, didn’t do too badly during its launch week either, just managing to crack the top 10.

You can check out this week’s chart below.

  1. Injustice 2
  2. Farpoint
  3. GTA 5
  4. Prey
  5. Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia
  6. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  7. FIFA 17
  8. Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands
  9. Rocket League
  10. The Surge

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