Activision's open-world action title drops to second, above a FIFA double bill of FIFA Street and FIFA 12 in third and fourth.
With no other new entries, the only major chart activity sees Assassin's Creed Revelations climb a massive ten places to eight, above Batman: Arkham City and the returning Modern Warfare 3.
The top ten in full:
1. (-) Sniper Elite V2 (505 Games)
2. (1) Prototype 2 (Activision)
3. (2) FIFA Street (Electronic Arts)
4. (3) FIFA 12 (Electronic Arts)
5. (5) Mass Effect 3 (Electronic Arts)
6. (6) Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 (Electronic Arts)
7. (4) Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (Sony)
8. (18) Assassin's Creed Revelations (Ubisoft)
9. (7) Batman: Arkham City (Warner Bros. Interactive)
10. (11) Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Activision)
Leisure software charts compiled by Chart Track, (C) 2012 UKIE Ltd.
Watch a trailer for Sniper Elite V2 below: