'Monster Hunter World' keeps solid grasp on top spot in UK sales charts

(Facebook/MonsterHunter)Capcom's "Monster Hunter: World" is still dominating the U.K. sales charts.

Capcom's newest action RPG continues to soar, as it held its firm grasp on the top spot of the U.K. sales charts.

For the second straight week since its launching, "Monster Hunter World" dominated the U.K. software charts released by Sales monitor Chart-Track, taking the number one spot. The data covered sales for week ending Feb. 3. It is followed by newcomer "EA Sports UFC 3" by Electronic Arts at the number two spot. Still at number three is Activision's "Call of Duty: WWII" followed by another non-mover in EA Sports' "FIFA 18" at number four.

Taking the fifth spot is "Grand Theft Auto V" from Rockstar Games, which also held the same spot the previous week. Meanwhile, Bandai Namco Entertainment's "Dragon Ball Fighter Z dropped to sixth place, after a strong debut the previous week at number two. Dropping one spot down to number seven is Nintendo's "Mario Kart 8 Deluxe" followed by another Nintendo game in "Super Mario Odyssey," which rose eight spots to number eight.

Rounding out the top 10 are newcomer "Dissidia Final Fantasy NT" from Square Enix and "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" by Nintendo at the ninth and 10th spots, respectively. Meanwhile, some of the most notable risers include Ubisoft's "Just Dance 2018," which climbed up to number 14 from the previous week's 25th; and 2K's "WWE 2K18," which landed at the 19th spot after ending 28th the previous week.

As for the droppers, "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds" from Microsoft slipped to number 11 from last week's number eight. Warner Bros. Interactive's "Rocket League: Collector's Edition" also tumbled to number 13 after holding the ninth spot the previous week. The same thing happened with Ubisoft's "Assassin's Creed: Origins," which now holds the 15th, down four places the week before.

Gamespot noted, however, that the Chart-Track data only reflect the actual physical sales for all the titles ranked. They do not cover the digital sales for the U.K. market.