Top 10 Bestselling Games Worldwide in Week 21, 2012

27 May 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.

North America’s Top 10 Games:

    1. Diablo III (PC, Mac)
    2. Tera Online (PC)
    3. Mass Effect 3 (Xbox 360)
    4. Assassin’s Creed: Revelations (Xbox 360)
    5. Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier (Xbox 360)
    6. Mass Effect 3 (PS3)
    7. Just Dance 3 (Wii)
    8. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Xbox 360)
    9. Mortal Kombat (PS Vita)
    10. Assassin’s Creed: Revelations (PS3)

Before this newest game came out, the Diablo series had sold 8 million units worldwide. So it’s no surprise Blizzard has a lot of hype going for the third game in the franchise. Diablo III has managed to sell 6.3 million copies in the first week of its release! Wow!

Here’s one of the many Diablo III TV commercials.

Japan’s Top 10 Games:

    1. Dragon’s Dogma (PS3)
    2. Mario Tennis Open (3DS)
    3. Fire Emblem: Awakening (3DS)
    4. Mario Party 9 (Wii)
    5. Dragon’s Dogma (Xbox 360)
    6. Super Mario 3D Land (3DS)
    7. There’s No Way “My Little Sister Can’t Be This Cute Portable” Could Continue – Special Edition (PSP)
    8. Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
    9. Final Fantasy XIII-2 (PS3)
    10. Diablo III – Import Version: North America (PC, Mac)

Dragon’s Dogma was released worldwide by Capcom this week. While the experience was overall received positively, the highest ranking it obtained was #1 in its homeland of Japan. The single player game has a little bit of something for every type of games, from action role-playing, including open world gaming, and hack ‘n slash fighting, to survival horror.

Here is the Japanese TV commercial.

Europe’s Top 10 Games:

    1. Diablo III (PC/Mac)
    2. Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier (Xbox 360)
    3. FIFA 12 (Xbox 360)
    4. Max Payne 3 (PS3)
    5. Dragon’s Dogma (Xbox 360)
    6. Max Payne 3 (Xbox 360)
    7. Dragon’s Dogma (PS3)
    8. Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier (PS3)
    9. FIFA 12 (PS3)
    10. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Xbox 360)

To recap the top games per system:

  • Diablo III debuts on top of the PC & Mac charts.
  • Mass Effect 3 returns on the Xbox 360 & PS3 charts.
  • Just Dance 3 stars on the Wii chart.
  • Mortal Kombat stays atop the PS Vita chart.
  • New Super Mario Bros. shows up on the DS chart.
  • Mario Kart 7 races to 1st place on the 3DS chart.
  • Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep takes top spot on the PSP chart.
  • And lastly, Kingdom Hearts returns on the PS2 chart.

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

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