What were the top 10 bestselling games in America, Japan, and Europe? Thanks to Amazon online sales data here are the games that are the hottest worldwide.
What follows is a listing of the Top 10 bestsellers per region, for all systems combined.
North America’s Top 10 Games:
1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Xbox 360)
2. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (PS3)
3. Mass Effect 3 (Xbox 360)
4. Just Dance 3 (Wii)
5. Tera Online (PC)
6. Zumba Fitness 2 (Wii)
7. Battlefield 3 (Xbox 360)
8. Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception (PS3)
9. Battlefield 3 (PS3)
10. Kinect Star Wars (Xbox 360 Kinect)
Last November Activision pulled off the biggest media launch ever with 9 million copies of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 sold worldwide in its first 3 weeks in America alone. Crazy as it sounds, that may mean that this year it’s set to have more than 25+ million sales worldwide!
Here’s Modern Warfare 3’s very Hollywood TV commercial.
Japan’s Top 10 Games:
1. Mario Party 9 (Wii)
2. Fire Emblem: Awakening (3DS)
3. Resident Evil: Raccoon City Operations (PS3)
4. Final Fantasy XIII-2 (PS3)
5. Battle & Get! Pokemon Typing DS: Black Version – Includes Wireless Bluetooth Keyboard (DS)
6. Super Mario 3D Land (3DS)
7. Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
8. Battle & Get! Pokemon Typing DS: White Version – Includes Wireless Bluetooth Keyboard (DS)
9. Kid Icarus: Uprising (3DS)
10. Prototype 2 – Import Version (PS3)
Last week Nintendo finally released Mario Party 9 in Japan two months after the rest of the world was seen partying on their livingroom couch. The Wii game features a whopping 80 minigames and has quickly become the #1 bestselling game in this region as well!
Here are the Japanese TV commercials.
Europe’s Top 10 Games:
1. Sniper Elite V2 (Xbox 360)
2. Sniper Elite V2 (PS3)
3. FIFA 12 (Xbox 360)
4. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Xbox 360)
5. Mass Effect 3 (Xbox 360)
6. Moshi Monsters: Moshling Zoo (DS)
7. Kinect Star Wars (Xbox 360 Kinect)
8. FIFA Street (Xbox 360)
9. FIFA 12 (PS3)
10. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (PS3)
Sniper Elite V2 has made its way to Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 & PC this week. The anticipated sequel features a new X-Ray Kill Cam to display killshots, which are a welcome addition to the sniping action of such a tactical shooter.
Here’s the game’s cinematic launch trailer.
To recap the top games per system:
- Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is #1 this week on the Xbox 360 & PS3 charts.
- Just Dance 3 stars on the Wii chart.
- Tera Online rules the PC chart.
- Mario Kart 7 returns on 1st place on the 3DS chart.
- New Super Mario Bros. shows up on the DS chart.
- Mortal Kombat debuts atop the PS Vita chart.
- Diablo Battlechest entertains series fans on the Mac chart.
- Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep takes top spot on the PSP chart.
- And lastly, Shin Megami Tensei Nocturne stays on the PS2 chart.