Top 10 Bestselling Video Games Worldwide in Week 40, 2013

5 October 2013
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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. Madden NFL 25 (Xbox 360)
    4. NBA 2K14 (Xbox 360)
    5. FIFA 14 (PS3)
    6. Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn (PC)
    7. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD (Wii U)
    8. FIFA 14 (Xbox 360)
    9. NBA 2K14 (PS3)
    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 & Harry Potter’s movie 19 days.

Check out the Grand Theft Auto V TV commercial.

Japan’s Top 10 Games:

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

Capcom released Monster Hunter 4 exclusively on Nintendo 3DS last 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 2.53 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. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition (Xbox 360)
    6. Max Payne 3 (PS3)
    7. FIFA 14 Ultimate Edition (Xbox 360)
    8. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD (Wii U)
    9. Just Dance 2014 (Wii)
    10. The Last Of Us (PS3)

Join Messi, Bale and the rest of the FIFA team in the full-length FIFA 14 TV commercial.
Set to the music of Nick? Waterhouse’s “Some Place”.

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.
  • Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn returns on top of the PC chart.
  • The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD debuts on the Wii U chart.
  • Just Dance 4 takes center stage on the Wii chart.
  • Pokemon Black & White Version 2 get caught at #1 on the DS chart.
  • Killzone Mercenary comes in at #1 on the PS Vita chart.
  • Lastly, The Sims 3: Island Paradise 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?


About the author

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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