Top 10 Bestselling Games Worldwide in Week 41, 2012

What are the top 10 bestselling games in America, Japan, and Europe? Thanks to Amazon online sales data here are the games that right now 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. Pokemon Black Version 2 (DS/3DS)
    2. Just Dance 4 (Wii)
    3. Pokemon White Version 2 (DS/3DS)
    4. XCOM: Enemy Unknown (PC)
    5. FIFA Soccer 13 (PS3)
    6. FIFA Soccer 13 (PC)
    7. Dishonored (Xbox 360)
    8. Borderlands 2 (Xbox 360)
    9. Madden NFL 13 (Xbox 360)
    10. FIFA Soccer 13 (Xbox 360)

Nintendo’s Pokemon series debuts on the charts in the first direct sequels in the RPG series on DS (compatible with 3DS), the two separate games are titled Pokemon Black & White Version 2.

Take a look at the U.S. Pokemon Black & White 2 TV commercial.

Japan’s Top 10 Games:

    1. Bravely Default: Flying Fairy (3DS)
    2. Resident Evil 6 – Limited Edition (PS3)
    3. Rocksmith – Real Tone Cable Bundle (PS3)
    4. Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 (PS3)
    5. Project X Zone (3DS)
    6. New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS)
    7. Dishonored (Xbox 360)
    8. Style Savvy: Trendsetters (3DS)
    9. Summon Night 3 (PSP)
    10. Run For Money: Flee From the Strongest Hunters in History! (3DS)

This week Square Enix released the Nintendo 3DS-exclusive RPG Bravely Default: Flying Fairy in Japan. Developed by the creators of 3D Dot Game Heroes, the in-game job and battle system are like Final Fantasy V & Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light. Making full use of the 3DS’ abilities, the game features augmented reality, voice acting during story scenes & battle, multiple endings, unlock achievements, and create an online Community to start new Quests with.

Here’s the new Bravely Default TV commercial.

Europe’s Top 10 Games:

    1. FIFA 13 (Xbox 360)
    2. FIFA 13 (PS3)
    3. Pokemon Black 2 (DS)
    4. Dishonored (Xbox 360)
    5. Just Dance 4: Special Edition (Wii)
    6. Pokemon White 2 (DS)
    7. Dishonored (PS3)
    8. Borderlands 2 (Xbox 360)
    9. Dishonored (PC)
    10. F1 2012 (PS3)

Another year, another FIFA video game from EA Canada! Once again featuring gameplay improvements, FIFA 13 adds support for the PlayStation Move and Kinect controllers. Try cursing at the ref and see how he likes it haha! 😉

Here’s the full FIFA 13 TV commercial starring Lionel Messi, Karim Benzema, Joe Hart, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and more.

To recap the top games per system:

  • Pokemon Black & White Version 2 debuts at #1 on the DS/Western region charts.
  • Just Dance 4 dances to 1st place on its debut on the Wii chart.
  • XCOM: Enemy Unknown debuts on the PC chart.
  • FIFA 13 debuts high on the PS3 chart.
  • Dishonored debuts on top of the Xbox 360 chart.
  • New Super Mario Bros. 2 jumps on the 3DS chart at numero uno.
  • World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria remains on the Mac chart.
  • LittleBigPlanet Vita stays 1st on the PS Vita chart.
  • Need for Speed Most Wanted is still on the PSP chart.
  • And lastly, Kingdom Hearts II stays popular after 6 years in the PS2 chart’s Top 100!

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