Top 10 Bestselling Video Games Worldwide in Week 9, 2014

2 March 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.

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  • North America’s Top 10 Games:

      1. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition (Xbox 360)
      2. Pokemon X (3DS)
      3. Call of Duty: Ghosts (Xbox 360)
      4. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (Wii U)
      5. StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm (PC/Mac)
      6. Grand Theft Auto V (Xbox 360)
      7. Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
      8. Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag (Xbox 360)
      9. The Last of Us (PS3)
      10. NBA 2K14 (Xbox 360)

    Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition recently reached its 10 million copies sold milestone! It’s quickly catching up with the PC’s 14 million players, 10+ million pocket edition players, and let’s not forget about the 1 million new PS3 players.

    So it’s no surprise when it was revealed this week that Warner Bros.’s The Lego Movie team bought the rights to a potential Minecraft Movie.

    Watch the Minecraft on Xbox 360 launch video here:

    Japan’s Top 10 Games:

      1. Harvest Moon: Linking the New World (3DS)
      2. Yokai Watch (3DS)
      3. Dragon Quest Monsters 2: Iru and Luca’s Marvelous Mysterious Key (3DS)
      4. Kirby: Triple Deluxe (3DS)
      5. Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
      6. Yakuza Restoration! – Includes Bonus Soundtrack CD & DLC Code Coupon (PS3)
      7. Monster Hunter 4 (3DS)
      8. Fossil Fighters 3: Infinite Gear (3DS)
      9. Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
      10. Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition (PS4)

    The main feature of “Harvest Moon: Linking the New World” on the Nintendo 3DS is connectivity according to Yasuhiro Wada, the producer of the Harvest Moon series. That’s why you’ll leave your farm to visit Oak Tree Town and experience farming life there, while selling crops and dairy products to other “countries” all over the world that you’ll sometimes need to visit. Also, you can visit a safari area to become friends with the animals there.

    Check out the new Japanese Harvest Moon: Linking the New World TV commercial:

    Europe’s Top 10 Games:

      1. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition (Xbox 360)
      2. Gran Turismo 6 (PS3)
      3. Thief – Limited Edition Metal Case (PS4)
      4. Plants Vs Zombies: Garden Warfare (Xbox 360)
      5. FIFA 14 (Xbox 360)
      6. Grand Theft Auto V (Xbox 360)
      7. The Lego Movie: Videogame (Xbox 360)
      8. Lego Marvel Super Heroes (Xbox 360)
      9. Call of Duty: Ghosts (Xbox 360)
      10. Thief (PS4)

    Worldwide Top Games Per System:

    • Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition is #1 on the Xbox 360 chart.
    • Pokemon X returns atop the 3DS chart.
    • Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze debuts on the Wii U chart.
    • StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm is on top of the PC & Mac charts.
    • Grand Theft Auto V is #1 on the PS3 chart.
    • Call of Duty: Ghosts re-appears on the PS4 chart.
    • Just Dance 2014 keeps jumping to first place on the Wii chart.
    • Thief debuts on the Xbox One chart.
    • Pokemon Black & White Version 2 catches the #1 spot on the DS chart.
    • Lastly, Persona 4 Golden stays at #1 on the PS Vita 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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