Kirby: Star Allies also has strong debut in second place.
Launch week sales of the remake are 73 percent higher than the original.
Meanwhile, Dissidia Final Fantasy NT only sells 5,000 units in its first week.
Monster Hunter World experiences "far higher" week 1 sales than any other Monster Hunter in the UK.
This week's top ten is fairly the same, except for a surprising new entry at number 10.
This is the open world title's first number 1 position since June 2017.
Grand Theft Auto 5 meanwhile spends its 225th consecutive week in the top 40.
Call of Duty wins Christmas week for the fourth straight year in a row and for eight years overall.
Though it didn't enter the UK top ten, Monolith Soft's latest has performed better than its predecessor.
"Serious discounting" means that GT Sport could eventually be the best selling PS4 exclusive of 2017.
Activision's shooter hits most no. 1 UK spots in a row after Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy.
FIFA 18 is in second place with the top two titles selling better on PS4 than Xbox One.
After a wave of controversy, EA's first person shooter stumbles in its first week in the UK.
Activision's latest iteration of the annual FPS spends its third week at the top of the charts.
Call of Duty: WW2 continues its dominance in physical sales for the UK.