Top 10 Bestselling Video Games Worldwide in Week 41, 2013

14 October 2013
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Pokemon X and Y release makes Pikachu happy

What were the top 10 bestselling video games in America, Japan and Europe the past 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. Pokémon X (3DS)
    2. Pokémon Y (3DS)
    3. Grand Theft Auto V (Xbox 360)
    4. Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
    5. Halo 4 (Xbox 360)
    6. FIFA 14 (PS3)
    7. Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn (PC)
    8. Just Dance 2014 (Wii)
    9. FIFA 14 (Xbox 360)
    10. Beyond: Two Souls (PS3)

Last Saturday saw the biggest weekend launch of the year! Simultaneously millions of Pokefans worldwide picked up their Nintendo 3DS (or 2DS) to play (one or both of) the first two games in the sixth generation of main Pokemon games, Pokemon X and Y. “Gotta catch ’em all!”

Check out the epic Pokemon X and Y Live-Action TV commercial! 😀

Japan’s Top 10 Games:

    1. Pokémon Y (3DS)
    2. Pokémon X (3DS)
    3. Monster Hunter 4 (3DS)
    4. Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
    5. Dangan Ronpa 1.2 Reload – Includes improved versions of Dangan Ronpa: Academy of Hope and High School Students of Despair and Super Dangan Ronpa 2: Farewell Despair Academy (PS Vita)
    6. Grand Theft Auto V (Xbox 360)
    7. Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
    8. Sega’s J-League Pro Soccer Club o Tsukurou! 8 Euro Plus (PS3)
    9. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle – Limited Edition (PS3)
    10. Friend Collection: New Life (3DS)

Capcom’s Monster Hunter 4 is keeping up with Pokemon X and Y this week. All 3DS exclusives are sure to get a boost with millions of Pokefans buying 3DS & 2DS systems for the first time.

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

Europe’s Top 10 Games:

    1. Pokémon X (3DS)
    2. Pokémon Y (3DS)
    3. Grand Theft Auto V (Xbox 360)
    4. Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
    5. FIFA 14 (PS3)
    6. FIFA 14 (Xbox 360)
    7. Just Dance 2014 (Wii)
    8. Beyond: Two Souls (PS3)
    9. The Last Of Us (PS3)
    10. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition (Xbox 360)

Let’s not forget about this week’s other big exclusive. Watch the PS3’s Beyond: Two Souls TV spot.

To recap the top games per system:

  • Pokémon X and Pokémon Y on 3DS ruled the charts worldwide!
  • Grand Theft Auto V stays high on the Xbox 360 & PS3 charts.
  • Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn returns on top of the PC chart.
  • Just Dance 2014 debuts on the Wii & Wii U charts.
  • Pokemon Black & White Version 2 get caught at #1 on the DS chart.
  • Persona 4 Golden comes in at #1 on the PS Vita chart.
  • Lastly, The Sims 3: Pets 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?

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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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