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February charts: FIFA 18 back at the top, 3 new entries in the Top Ten

FIFA 18 was back at the top of the charts this February, boosted by a 180 per cent increase in sales for the Switch version month-on-month, according to GfK monthly report. The PS3 version of EA’s football behemoth also saw a 66 per cent growth, with sales for the title increasing two per cent across all platforms.

January’s No.1, Call of Duty: WWII, had to settle for No.6 with a 42 per cent decrease in sales, while Monster Hunter: World climbed one spot to No.2 for its second month in the charts. Sales for Capcom’s hit were up 13 per cent month-on-month.

Meanwhile, there were three new entries in the Top Ten. EA Sports UFC 3 debuted at No.3, Sony’s remake of Shadow of the Colossus for PS4 entered the charts at No.4 and controversial RPG Kingdom Come: Deliverance debuted at No.7.

Further down the charts, Rainbow Six Siege gained eight spots to No.19, with sales up 12 per cent month-on-month, likely boosted by the Six Invitational 2018 mid-February.

Konami’s Metal Gear Survive debuted at No.50, though the title was only out for five days when GfK closed its report for the month.

Here’s the Top Ten for the period between January 28th and February 24th (data courtesy of GfK/Ukie):

About Marie Dealessandri

Marie Dealessandri is MCV’s senior staff writer, having joined the publication during its days as a weekly magazine. After testing the waters of the film industry in France and being a radio host and reporter in Canada, she settled for the games industry in London in 2015. She can be found (very) occasionally tweeting @mariedeal, usually on a loop about Baldur’s Gate, Hollow Knight and the Dead Cells soundtrack.

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