Top 10 Bestselling Video Games Worldwide in Week 50, 2014

13 December 2014
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What were 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. Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS (3DS)
    2. Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo Wii U (Wii U)
    3. Just Dance 2015 (Wii)
    4. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (Xbox 360)
    5. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition (Xbox 360)
    6. Assassin’s Creed Unity – Xbox One Console Bundle (Xbox One)
    7. Halo: The Master Chief Collection (Xbox One)
    8. NBA 2K15 (Xbox One)
    9. NBA 2K15 (PS4)
    10. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (Xbox One)

The hype is real for months now! The Super Smash Bros. series has made its portable & console debuts on the Nintendo 3DS & Wii U in America, Canada, Europe, Australia and the rest of the world.

When it debuted in Japan on 3DS it immediately sold over 1 million copies in its 1st weekend & 1.7 million so far! And in the new regions it has sold an additional 1.4 million in its first week on sale. This made for a worldwide total of 3.22 million copies sold after a month of being out globally!

We should get updated figures after the Holidays, but the Wii U version is off to a good start in the USA as well, with 710,000 sold across retail & digital. For each copy of the Wii U game sold, an accompanying Amiibo figure was sold as well! 😮

Take a look at these short Super Smash Bros. 3DS TV commercials:

Japan’s Top 10 Games:

    1. Yo-kai Watch 2: Headliner – Includes Jibakoma with an ultra-rare Z Medal & Limited Trading Card (3DS)
    2. Yo-kai Watch 2: Headliner – Includes Jibakoma with an ultra-rare Z Medal (3DS)
    3. Pokemon Alpha Sapphire (3DS)
    4. Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo Wii U (Wii U)
    5. Pokemon Omega Ruby (3DS)
    6. Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS (3DS)
    7. Grand Theft Auto V (PS4)
    8. Monster Hunter 4G (3DS)
    9. Yo-Kai Watch 2: Ganzo – Includes Limited Trading Card (3DS)
    10. Yo-Kai Watch 2: Honke – Includes Limited Trading Card (3DS)

Yo-kai Watch 2 is getting a third version titled “Yo-kai Watch 2: Headliner” (similar to what Pokemon does). On top of the regular game it adds a new story that ties-in to the December movie titled “Yo-kai Watch the Movie: It’s the Secret of Birth, Meow!” The exclusive bonus Yo-kai creatures new in this version are: The “Jibakoma with an ultra-rare Z Medal” in the boxed retail edition, or the “Masked Nyaan” in the downloadable edition.

Here’s the new Yo-Kai Watch 2 TV commercial that’s airing in Japan right now:

Europe’s Top 10 Games:

    1. Grand Theft Auto V (PS4)
    2. Just Dance 2015 (Wii)
    3. FIFA 15 (Xbox 360)
    4. Far Cry 4 (PS4)
    5. Pokemon Omega Ruby (3DS)
    6. Grand Theft Auto V (Xbox One)
    7. Minecraft (Xbox 360)
    8. FIFA 15 (PS4)
    9. Pokemon Alpha Sapphire (3DS)
    10. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (PS4)

The biggest seller among the blockbuster games has to be Grand Theft Auto V. On last-gen consoles it managed to sell through a massive 34 million copies! Now the new-gen consoles get an upgraded version that is once again selling like hotcakes… with a couple of million copies sold in its first few weeks on the market.

Watch the new GTA 5 TV commercial:

Worldwide Top Games Per System:

  • Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS kick *ss to the 1st spot on the 3DS chart.
  • Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo Wii U stays on first place on the Wii U chart.
  • Just Dance 2015 wins a dance-off for the #1 prize on the Wii chart.
  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare returns on the Xbox 360 & PS3 charts.
  • The Assassin’s Creed Unity Xbox One Bundle stays high atop the Xbox One chart.
  • NBA 2K15 returns on the PS4 chart.
  • The Sims 4: Limited Edition returns on the PC chart.
  • The Borderlands 2 PlayStation Vita Bundle is number 1 on the PS Vita chart.
  • Pokemon Black & White Version 2 return on the shiny #1 spot of the DS chart.
  • Lastly, The Sims 3: Seasons Expansion Pack makes a festive comeback at #1 on the Mac chart.

Sales data collected from Amazon’s US (PSN), JPN (PC) & UK / DE / FR websites.

What video games have you been playing 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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