Top 10 Bestselling Video Games Worldwide in Week 42, 2013

18 October 2013
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Pokemon X and Y release makes Pikachu happy

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. Pokémon X (3DS)
    2. Pokémon Y (3DS)
    3. Grand Theft Auto V (Xbox 360)
    4. Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
    5. Madden NFL 25 (Xbox 360)
    6. Madden NFL 25 (PS3)
    7. Just Dance 2014 (Wii)
    8. FIFA 14 (PS3)
    9. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition (Xbox 360)
    10. FIFA 14 (Xbox 360)

Last Saturday saw the biggest weekend launch of the year! Simultaneously 4 million 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. Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
    4. Monster Hunter 4 (3DS)
    5. Beyond: Two Souls – Limited Edition (PS3)
    6. Grand Theft Auto V (Xbox 360)
    7. 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)
    8. Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
    9. Grand Theft Auto V – North American Import Version (PS3)
    10. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle – Limited Edition (PS3)

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. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition (Xbox 360)
    8. Beyond: Two Souls (PS3)
    9. The Last Of Us (PS3)
    10. Just Dance 2014 (Wii)

Let’s not forget about the other big exclusive new on the charts. Watch the PS3’s Beyond: Two Souls TV spot.

To recap the top games per system:

  • Pokémon X and Pokémon Y on 3DS rules the charts worldwide!
  • Grand Theft Auto V stays high on the Xbox 360 & PS3 charts.
  • Just Dance 2014 keeps swinging to first place on the Wii chart.
  • Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn returns on top of the PC chart.
  • Pokemon Black & White Version 2 get caught at #1 on the DS chart.
  • The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD tops the Wii U 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?

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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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