The detective-thriller title was the best-selling release of last week, topping the all-formats, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 charts.
It was the 13th fastest-selling Xbox 360 title and 11th fastest on PlayStation 3, with a 58 to 42 sales split between the respective platforms.
Launch sales of the title were also on par with last year's open-world Western Red Dead Redemption, which was a follow-up to 2004's Red Dead Revolver.
Over the weekend, developer Team Bondi issued a patch addressing minor gameplay bugs and graphical issues.
L.A. Noire was released last week on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in Europe and North America.
> Read our Xbox 360 review of L.A. Noire
Watch the launch trailer for L.A. Noire below: