Top 10 Bestselling Video Games Worldwide in Week 1, 2014

3 January 2014
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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. XCOM: Enemy Within (PC)
    4. Call of Duty: Ghosts (Xbox 360)
    5. Just Dance 2014 (Wii)
    6. Madden NFL 25 (Xbox 360)
    7. Ryse: Son of Rome (Xbox One)
    8. Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag (Xbox 360)
    9. Forza Motorsport 5 (Xbox One)
    10. Pokemon X (3DS)

At the popular open world game’s launch in September 2013, Rockstar Games shipped out a total of 29 million copies of Grand Theft Auto V to stores worldwide!

Here’s the Grand Theft Auto V commercial that’s airing on TV.

PS: In case you wanted the Grand Theft Auto 5 model wallpaper at the top of this page, here’s a gallery with a download link inside to the full-size version…

Japan’s Top 10 Games:

    1. The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (3DS)
    2. Puzzle & Dragons Z (3DS)
    3. Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
    4. Pokemon X (3DS)
    5. Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster (PS3)
    6. Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster – TWIN PACK (PS Vita)
    7. Monster Hunter 4 (3DS)
    8. Pokemon Y (3DS)
    9. Super Mario 3D World (Wii U)
    10. Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)

Last week Japan finally got the already million-seller The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds on 3DS. Touted as a sequel to The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, in Nintendo’s home country it’s called The Legend of Zelda: Triforce of the Gods 2.

Check out the return of the classic Zelda Rap in the Japanese TV commercial! ๐Ÿ˜†

Europe’s Top 10 Games:

    1. Call of Duty: Ghosts (Xbox 360)
    2. Killzone: Shadow Fall – PlayStation 4 Bundle (PS4)
    3. Grand Theft Auto V (Xbox 360)
    4. Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag (Xbox 360)
    5. Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
    6. FIFA 14 (Xbox 360)
    7. FIFA 14 (PS4)
    8. Just Dance 2014 (Wii)
    9. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition (Xbox 360)
    10. Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag (PS3)

Last year Activision shipped out $1 BILLION worth of Call of Duty: Ghosts copies to stores worldwide! With the military trained German Shepherd named Riley featured heavily in the game, it is expected to sell 24 million copies in its lifetime cycle.

Here’s the Call of Duty: Ghosts TV commercial with Riley Dog & Megan Fox.

Worldwide Top Games Per System:

  • Grand Theft Auto V is #1 on the Xbox 360 & PS3 charts.
  • XCOM: Enemy Within makes a comeback on the PC chart.
  • Just Dance 2014 keeps swinging to first place on the Wii chart.
  • Ryse: Son of Rome ranks first on the Xbox One chart.
  • Pokemon X returns on the 3DS chart.
  • Battlefield 4 appears on the PS4 chart.
  • Super Mario 3D World remains on top of the Wii U chart.
  • New Super Mario Bros. jumps to #1 on the DS chart.
  • LittleBigPlanet returns at #1 on the PS Vita chart.
  • Lastly, The Sims 3: Pets is on top of the Mac chart.

Sales data collected from Amazon’s US (PSN), 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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