Top 10 Bestselling Video Games Worldwide in Week 39, 2013

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. FIFA 14 (PS3)
    4. Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn (PC)
    5. FIFA 14 (Xbox 360)
    6. FIFA 14 (PC)
    7. Madden NFL 25 (Xbox 360)
    8. Dead Island – Game of the Year Edition (PC)
    9. Scribblenauts Unlimited (PC)
    10. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition (Xbox 360)

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. Armored Core: Verdict Day – Limited Edition (PS3)
    3. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD (Wii U)
    4. Grand Theft Auto V – North American Import Version (PS3)
    5. Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate – Limited Edition (PS3)
    6. Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
    7. Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn (PS3)
    8. Friend Collection: New Life (3DS)
    9. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle – Limited Edition (PS3)
    10. The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Flash – Limited Edition (PS Vita)

Capcom released Monster Hunter 4 exclusively on Nintendo 3DS this month, 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 by March 2014 in Japan alone, so it’s no surprise last week it hit 2.3 million. 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. FIFA 14 (Xbox 360)
    4. FIFA 14 (PS3)
    5. FIFA 14 Ultimate Edition (Xbox 360)
    6. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition (Xbox 360)
    7. FIFA 14 (Wii)
    8. The Last Of Us (PS3)
    9. Rayman Legends (Wii U)
    10. Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix (PS3)

To recap the top games per system:

  • Grand Theft Auto V stays at #1 on the Xbox 360 & PS3 charts worldwide.
  • Monster Hunter 4 remains on top of the 3DS chart, even as a Japan-only release.
  • FIFA 14 debuts 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.
  • Persona 4 Golden comes in at #1 on the PS Vita chart.
  • Lastly, The Sims 3 Seasons is atop the Mac chart.

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

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