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Call of Duty: World War II longest-running UK No.1 since 2015

Activision Blizzard's latest shooter rack up sixth consecutive week in the top spot

Call of Duty: World War II is still the best-selling game in the UK, racking up its sixth week at the top of the charts.

GfK Chart-Track reports a 41% drop in sales week-on-week wasn't enough to dethrone the acclaimed FPS, in part due to the lack of major new releases.

This means COD: WW2 has enjoyed the longest consecutive run as UK No.1 since Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 back in 2015. The game also managed to sell 76% more copies than FIFA 18 at No.2.

There aren't many surprises in the Top 10, with Electronic Arts still holding onto No.2 and No.3, withStar Wars Battlefront II in third place. Both saw sales decline since the previous week, with Star Wars falling by 22% and FIFA by 58%.

Super Mario Odyssey, up two places to No.4, and Assassin's Creed Origins, a non-mover at No.5, round out the Top Five.

There are a handful of re-entires in the Top 10, most likely boosted by retail promotions. WWE 2K18 jumps from No.12 to No.8, The Sims 4 leaps nine places to No.9, while Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 has risen from No.15 to No.10. However, all three also saw week-on-week declines in sales: 31% for WWE, 10% for The Sims and 24% for Lego Marvel.

The highest new entry this week is Rocket League: Collector's Edition, the new retail SKU published by Warner Bros. This debuts at No.21, but since it is a re-release of the perennially popular Psyonix game, it's arguable that Gearbox Publishing's indie title Hello Neighbor is the only true new entry at No.37.

As always, the GfK Chart-Track data does not encompass digital sales. The full Top 10 can be found below:

Last Week This Week Title
1 1 Call of Duty: WWII
2 2 FIFA 18
4 3 Star Wars: Battlefront II
6 4 Super Mario Odyssey
5 5 Assassin's Creed Origins
9 6 Grand Theft Auto V
8 7 Mario Kart 8: Deluxe
12 8 WWE 2K18
18 9 The Sims 4
15 10 Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2

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