Bethesda's Dishonored, a new IP launching in a marketplace dominated by sequels, sold an impressive 460,200 copies during its opening weeks on sale in the US, reports Game Informer.

According to NPD, Dishonored charted at No.4 in October, behind NBA 2K13 at No.1, Resident Evil 6 at No.2 and Pokemon Black Version 2 at No.3.

Medal of Honor: Warfighter charted at No.8, Skylanders Giants made 10th place and XCOM failed to make the elite ten, but did sell 114,000 copies. Publisher 2K has stated that the sci-fi strategy title was a commercial success, suggesting digital sales have boosted the sales figure substantially, and/or that oversees sales are more impressive.

Xbox 360 was once more the top-selling console of the month, shifting over 270,000 units. Sony and Nintendo haven't disclosed sales figures for the month.

Source: Game Informer