Around 2 million units below Assassin's Creed 3 in the same time frame.
Alleged ex-dev talks 'troubled' development of 2012 Assassin's Creed.
One of several films delayed by Fox.
The PS3 exclusive becomes the first title of 2013 to hold the No.1 spot for four consecutive weeks.
"We want to be prudent on our expectations," says Ubisoft boss as Assassin's Creed 3 ships 12.5 million.
Available today for Xbox 360, tomorrow on PC and PS3, says Ubisoft.
Plus reductions on Assassin's Creed 3 Season Pass, Fallout 3 DLC & The Amazing Spider-Man.
Closely followed by FIFA 13.
Mistakes the screen shot for a picture of the Damascus skyline.
Unannounced Assassin's Creed game in the works at Ubisoft Montreal, Annecy and Bucharest, LinkedIn profiles reveal.
Second highest launch week for an Aliens game, only bettered by 2010's AVP.