The game becomes the first PC-only number one since Guild Wars 2 managed the feat two years ago. The games chart success also comes solely from physical copies purchased, with digital downloads not counted by Chart Track.
Watch Dogs leaps seven places to second place this week, forcing last week’s number one Metro: Redux down to third place.
The Last of Us: Remastered is in fourth place, whilst Diablo III Ultimate Evil Edition drops three places to fifth.
Call of Duty: Ghosts is in sixth this week, whilst the Xbox 360 Edition of Minecraft moves up a place to seventh.
Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare tumbles four places to eighth, The PS3 Edition of Minecraft re-enters the Top 10 again in ninth, whilst Grand Theft Auto V drops to 10th this week.
There are two new entries in the Top 40 this week, starting with PS Vita’s Danganrompa 2: Goodbye Despair debuting at 29th place, 13 higher than its predecessor ‘Trigger Happy Havoc’. Also, Warriors Orochi 3: Ultimate on Xbox One and PS4 enters at 34th place.
The UK All Formats Chart Top 10 (Week ending 6th September 2014) is as follows:
1. (N) The Sims 4
2. (9) Watch Dogs
3. (1) Metro: Redux
4. (3) The Last of Us: Remastered
5. (2) Diablo III Ultimate Evil Edition
6. (5) Call of Duty: Ghosts
7. (8) Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition
8. (4) Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare
9. (11) Minecraft: PS3 Edition
10. (7) Grand Theft Auto V
You can view the full Top 40 here.
Next week will see inFamous: First Light and NHL 15 enter the charts, as well as a game called Destiny that will also enter the fray.