BioShock Infinite debuted at No.1 on the UK all formats all prices chart for the week ended March 30.
The shooter released last Tuesday and recorded the second biggest launch of 2013 behind only Tomb Raider, which held firm at No.2 on the chart.
Gears of War: Judgment slipped from the top spot to No.3, while FIFA 13 and new release Luigi's Mansion 2 rounded off the top five.
Other chart debutants included Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel at No.6, Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14 at No.8, Lego City Undercover at No.12 and Sly Cooper: Thieves In Time at No.31.
GfK/Chart-Track Top 10 (previous week):