Top 10 Bestselling Games Worldwide in Week 15, 2012

14 April 2012
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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.

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  • North America’s Top 10 Games:

      1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Xbox 360)
      2. Just Dance 3 (Wii)
      3. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (PS3)
      4. Kinect Star Wars (Xbox 360 Kinect)
      5. MLB 12 The Show (PS3)
      6. Final Fantasy XIII-2 (PS3)
      7. Mass Effect 3 (Xbox 360)
      8. Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure Triple Character Pack: Cynder, Lightning Rod, Zook (Wii/3DS/Xbox 360/PS3/PC/Mac)
      9. Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception (PS3)
      10. Zumba Fitness (Wii)

    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. 2nd Super Robot Wars Z: Regeneration Chapter (PSP)
      2. Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
      3. Kid Icarus: Uprising (3DS)
      4. Super Mario 3D Land (3DS)
      5. Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance (3DS)
      6. Final Fantasy XIII-2 (PS3)
      7. Professional Baseball Spirits 2012 (PS3)
      8. Monster Hunter 3G (3DS)
      9. Battle & Get! Pokemon Typing DS: Black Version – Includes Wireless Bluetooth Keyboard (DS)
      10. Theatrhythm Final Fantasy (3DS)

    Last week Banpresto released the second part of the “2nd Super Robot Wars Z” series in Japan, exclusively made for the PSP. It’s the sequel, titled “Regeneration Chapter” to the best selling portable Super Robot Wars tactical RPG game with ever-popular mecha’s you can pilot.

    Here’s the Japanese TV commercial starring singer Ichiro Mizuki, who’s famous for singing 104 songs to many classic anime openings over the past 40 years.

    Europe’s Top 10 Games:

      1. Mass Effect 3 (Xbox 360)
      2. Star Wars Kinect (Xbox 360 Kinect)
      3. FIFA 12 (Xbox 360)
      4. FIFA Street (Xbox 360)
      5. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Xbox 360)
      6. FIFA Street (PS3)
      7. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Xbox 360)
      8. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (PS3)
      9. FIFA 12 (PS3)
      10. The Sims 3 (PC/Mac)

    Mass Effect 3 is the final game in the Mass Effect Trilogy. Being highly anticipated, and still getting plenty of exposure a month after release because of its ending controversy and subsequent free ending DLC announcement. It must be true what they say: even bad publicity is still publicity. Regardless, EA is quickly selling through the 3.5 million copies it shipped worldwide.

    Here’s the game’s live-action TV commercial.

    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 rules the Wii chart.
    • Mario Kart 7 returns on 1st place on the 3DS chart.
    • New Super Mario Bros. shows up on the DS chart.
    • The Sims 3: Pets entertains many households according to the Mac chart.
    • Uncharted: Golden Abyss plays atop the PS Vita chart.
    • Need for Speed Most Wanted takes top spot on the PSP chart.
    • And lastly, Final Fantasy X appears on the PS2 chart, where it’s been for 10 years!

    Sales data collected from Amazon’s US, JPN (PC) & UK / DE / FR websites.


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    Ferry Groenendijk

    By Ferry Groenendijk: He is the founder and editor of Video Games Blogger. He loved gaming from the moment he got a Nintendo with Super Mario Bros. on his 8th birthday. Learn more about him here and connect with him on Twitter, Facebook and at Google+.

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