Top 10 Bestselling Video Games Worldwide in Week 9, 2013

What are the top 10 bestselling video games in America, Japan, and Europe? Thanks to Amazon online sales data here are the video games that are the hottest worldwide right now.

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: Black Ops II (Xbox 360)
    2. Call of Duty: Black Ops II (PS3)
    3. Halo 4 (Xbox 360)
    4. Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two (Wii)
    5. Just Dance 4 (Wii)
    6. Guild Wars 2 (PC)
    7. Fire Emblem: Awakening (3DS)
    8. Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch (PS3)
    9. SimCity 4 Deluxe Edition (PC)
    10. Dead Space 3 (Xbox 360)

Activision’s 100-million-selling blockbuster Call of Duty series stays high on the charts worldwide with Call of Duty: Black Ops II on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. It’s one of the biggest entertainment launches of 2012, selling over 7.5 million copies in the USA alone in its first two weeks on sale. In 2013 new DLC continues to add new players

Take a look at the funny Call of Duty: Black Ops II Revolution DLC trailer.

Japan’s Top 10 Games:

    1. Professor Layton and the Azran Legacies (3DS)
    2. Dragon Quest VII: Warriors of Eden (3DS)
    3. Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
    4. Dynasty Warriors 7 – Limited Edition (PS3)
    5. Phantasy Star Online 2 – Special Package (PS Vita)
    6. Senran Kagura Shinovi Versus: The Girls’ Proof – Limited Edition (PS Vita)
    7. Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance – Limited Edition (PS3)
    8. Macross 30: The Voice that Connects the Galaxy – Limited Edition (PS3)
    9. Amnesia – Limited Edition (PSP)
    10. Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney (3DS)

The newest and final chapter of the Professor Layton series, which has shipped over 13.5 million copies around the world, takes puzzle solving around the globe itself in the gentleman professor’s latest outing; which was released in Japan on 3DS this week.

Story: After receiving a mysterious letter claiming that a living mummy has been discovered, Professor Layton and his team head to a city in the Arctic. There, the group find a girl encased in ice and, after releasing her from her icy prison, they embark together on a grand adventure in an airship that will take them to spectacular places as they solve the mysteries of ancient civilizations. Hershel Layton’s final adventure begins.

Here are two of the Professor Layton and the Azran Legacies TV commercials airing in Japan.

Europe’s Top 10 Games:

    1. FIFA 13 (Xbox 360)
    2. Halo 4 (Xbox 360)
    3. FIFA 13 (PS3)
    4. Call of Duty: Black Ops II (PS3)
    5. Far Cry 3 (Xbox 360)
    6. uDraw Tablet including Instant Artist (PS3)
    7. Football Manager 2013 (PC)
    8. Just Dance 4 (Wii)
    9. Call of Duty: Black Ops II (Xbox 360)
    10. Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch (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 if you disagree with the ref and see how he likes it haha! I think you get a red card. 😉

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:

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops II returns on the Xbox 360 & PS3 charts.
  • Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two’s discount to $15 puts it on 1st place on the Wii chart.
  • Guild Wars 2 takes first place on the PC chart.
  • Fire Emblem: Awakening jumps on the 3DS chart at numero uno.
  • Pokémon Black & White Version 2 reappear as #1 on the DS chart.
  • New Super Mario Bros. U remains a bestseller on the Wii U chart.
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops: Declassified is 1st on the PS Vita chart.
  • Lastly, The Sims 3 takes first place on the Mac chart.

Since last week PS2 & PSP game sales are no longer being tracked. But for years now 90% of the time they consisted out of all the Kingdom Hearts games appearing on the #1 spot on both classic PlayStation platforms, so it’s not like you’re missing out with no new games being released for them anymore.

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