Top 10 Bestselling Video Games Worldwide in Week 38, 2013

22 September 2013
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Grand Theft Auto V launched

What are the top 10 bestselling video games in America, Japan and Europe this week? 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. Grand Theft Auto V (Xbox 360)
    2. Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
    3. Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn (PC)
    4. Madden NFL 25 (Xbox 360)
    5. Disney Infinity – Starter Pack (Xbox 360)
    6. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition (Xbox 360)
    7. The Last of Us (PS3)
    8. Madden NFL 25 (PS3)
    9. Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch (PS3)
    10. Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix (PS3)

Rockstar Games has debuted Grand Theft Auto V to ONE BILLION DOLLARS in sales in its first THREE DAYS on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. That makes it the first entertainment property — both movies and games — to reach $1,000,000,000 that fast! For example, the previous #1, the last Call of Duty took 2 weeks to get there.

Check out the Grand Theft Auto V TV commercial.

Japan’s Top 10 Games:

    1. Monster Hunter 4 (3DS)
    2. Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn (PS3)
    3. Grand Theft Auto V – North American Import Version (PS3)
    4. Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
    5. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle – Limited Edition (PS3)
    6. Friend Collection: New Life (3DS)
    7. Yokai Watch (3DS)
    8. Catherine – Best of Selection (PS3)
    9. Korda 3: Full Voice Special Gold – Limited Edition (PSP)
    10. The Last of Us (PS3)

Capcom released Monster Hunter 4 exclusively on Nintendo 3DS last Saturday, and after one week has already sold over 1.875 million copies! The RPG had 1 million pre-orders, and Capcom expects the game to sell 2.8 million copies by March 2014 in Japan alone. No international release was spoken about in Famitsu magazine.

Here’s the epic Monster Hunter 4 TV commercial that’s airing in Japan.

Europe’s Top 10 Games:

    1. Grand Theft Auto V (Xbox 360)
    2. Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
    3. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition (Xbox 360)
    4. The Last Of Us (PS3)
    5. PES 2014 (PS3)
    6. Rayman Legends (Wii U)
    7. Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix (PS3)
    8. Rayman Legends (PS3)
    9. Saints Row IV: Commander In Chief Edition (Xbox 360)
    10. Rayman Legends (Xbox 360)

To recap the top games per system:

  • Grand Theft Auto V debuts at #1 on the Xbox 360 & PS3 charts worldwide.
  • Monster Hunter 4 stays on top of the 3DS chart, even as a Japan-only release.
  • Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn stays on top of the PC chart.
  • Just Dance 4 takes center stage on the Wii chart.
  • Pokemon Black & White Version 2 get caught at #1 on the DS chart.
  • New Super Mario Bros. U returns on the Wii U chart.
  • Killzone Mercenary comes in at #1 on the PS Vita chart.
  • Lastly, The Sims 3: University Life is atop the Mac chart.

Sales data collected from Amazon’s US, JPN (PC) & UK / DE / FR websites. By the way, this is my 10,000th published article, yay!

What video games will you play this weekend? Any of these?

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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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