Top 10 Bestselling Games Worldwide in Week 22, 2012

2 June 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. Diablo III (PC, Mac)
      2. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Xbox 360)
      3. Just Dance 3 (Wii)
      4. Battlefield 3 (Xbox 360)
      5. Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier (Xbox 360)
      6. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (PS3)
      7. Zumba Fitness 2 (Wii)
      8. Kinect Sports (Xbox 360 Kinect)
      9. Prototype 2 (Xbox 360)
      10. Battlefield 3 (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 alone! Could this be the first Diablo game to cross the 10 million barrier?

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

    Japan’s Top 10 Games:

      1. Dragon Quest Monsters: Terry’s Wonderland 3D (3DS)
      2. Dragon’s Dogma (PS3)
      3. Mario Tennis Open (3DS)
      4. Mario Party 9 (Wii)
      5. GUILD01 (3DS)
      6. Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
      7. Final Fantasy XIII-2 (PS3)
      8. Super Mario 3D Land (3DS)
      9. Battle & Get! Pokemon Typing DS: Black Version – Includes Wireless Bluetooth Keyboard (DS)
      10. Dragon’s Dogma (Xbox 360)

    Dragon Quest Monsters: Terry’s Wonderland 3D was released in Japan this week by Square Enix. The Role-Playing Game is a 3D remake of the 1998 Game Boy Color game, exclusively for the Nintendo 3DS.

    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. Football Manager 2012 (PC/Mac)
      4. Max Payne 3 (Xbox 360)
      5. Max Payne 3 (PS3)
      6. FIFA 12 (Xbox 360)
      7. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Xbox 360)
      8. Max Payne 3 (PC)
      9. Dragon’s Dogma (Xbox 360)
      10. Mass Effect 3 (Xbox 360)

    To recap the top games per system:

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

    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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