Shocker: Call of Duty WWII debuts at the top of the UK Charts

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In news that will come of zero surprise, Activision’s latest release: Call of Duty: WWII, has debuted at the top of the U.K charts, shoving Assassin’s Creed: Origins off of the perch after just one week at the premier position.

This sees all of the previous week’s releases, such as Super Mario Odyssey and Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus, shift down a gear. Speaking of gears, racing games populate the back-end of this week’s chart, with Forza Horizon 3, Forza Motorsport 7 and Mario Kart 8 all making re-entries. Those paying attention will also notice that perennial chart veteran Grand Theft Auto V is currently not in the top ten, sitting just outside at number eleven.

Call of Duty: WWII is pretty much the last hurrah for 2017’s big gaming releases. Now, as Holiday-shopping hell descends upon us, the real battle begins.

U.K. video game sales chart w/e: November 4 2017
(Chart reflects in-store sales only)

1. Call of Duty: WWII – Activision
2. Assassin’s Creed: Origins – Ubisoft
3. FIFA 18Electronic Arts
4. Super Mario Odyssey – Nintendo
5. Gran Turismo: Sport – Sony Computer Entertainment
6. Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus – Bethesda
7. Forza Motorsport 7 – Microsoft
8. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Nintendo
9. Forza Horizon 3 – Microsoft
10. Middle-Earth: Shadow of War – Warner Bros. Interactive

U.K. video game charts [GFK Chart-Track]

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