Top 10 Best Selling Video Games Worldwide in Week 8, 2016

27 February 2016
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What are the Top 10 best selling 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 Yellow Version – Digital Code (3DS)
    2. Pokémon Red Version – Digital Code (3DS)
    3. Pokémon Blue Version – Digital Code (3DS)
    4. Call of Duty: Black Ops III (PS4)
    5. Fire Emblem Fates: Conquest (3DS)
    6. Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright (3DS)
    7. Far Cry Primal (PS4)
    8. Fallout 4 Season Pass (PS4)
    9. Far Cry Primal (Xbox One)
    10. Fallout 4 Season Pass (Xbox One)

Watch the official Pokémon Red, Blue & Yellow 3DS announcement trailer here:

Japan’s Top 10 Games:

    1. Pokémon Yellow Version: Special Edition – Digital Code including Map, GB Cartridge Magnet, “Mew” download for Pokemon X, Y, Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire (3DS)
    2. Pokémon Red Version: Special Edition – Digital Code including Map, GB Cartridge Magnet, “Mew” download for Pokemon X, Y, Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire (3DS)
    3. Pokémon Blue Version: Special Edition – Digital Code including Map, GB Cartridge Magnet, “Mew” download for Pokemon X, Y, Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire (3DS)
    4. Pokémon Green Version: Special Edition – Digital Code including Map, GB Cartridge Magnet, “Mew” download for Pokemon X, Y, Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire (3DS)
    5. Momotaro Dentetsu Electric Railway 16: Moving in Hokkaido! – “Recommended for Everyone” Selection (Wii/Wii U)
    6. Momotaro Dentetsu Electric Railway 2010: Sengoku Ishin no Hero Daish?g?! No Maki – “Recommended for Everyone” Selection (Wii/Wii U)
    7. Splatoon (Wii U)
    8. Monster Hunter X (3DS)
    9. Pokemon Yellow Pre-Installed Bundle with Pokemon 20th Anniversary Edition – Nintendo 2DS Transparent Yellow: Special Pikachu Edition (3DS)
    10. Grand Theft Auto V (PS4)

Watch the original 1996 Japanese Pokemon Red & Green TV commercial:

Europe’s Top 10 Games:

    1. Far Cry Primal (PS4)
    2. Far Cry Primal (Xbox One)
    3. Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 (Xbox One)
    4. Grand Theft Auto V (PS4)
    5. Call of Duty: Black Ops III (PS4)
    6. Minecraft: Story Mode – A Telltale Game Series – Season Disc (Xbox 360)
    7. Killzone: Shadow Fall (PS4)
    8. Call of Duty: Black Ops III: Steelbox Edition – Amazon Exclusive (PS4)
    9. Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon (3DS)
    10. Fallout 4 with Franchise Book and Soundtrack – Amazon Exclusive (PS4)

Take a look at the live-action Far Cry Primal TV commercial:

Worldwide Top Games Per System:

  • Pokémon Yellow, Red, Blue & Green debut atop the 3DS chart.
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops III stays at #1 on the PS4 chart.
  • Far Cry Primal debuts on top of the Xbox One chart.
  • Minecraft returns on top of the Xbox 360 chart.
  • The Sims 4 Get to Work returns to first place on the PC & Mac charts.
  • Just Dance 2016 dances to the first spot on the Wii chart.
  • Grand Theft Auto V returns on top of the PS3 chart.
  • Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo Wii U stays on the 1st place of the Wii U chart.
  • Lastly, Persona 4 Golden ranks best on the PS Vita chart.

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

Pokemon is timeless with a gigantic fanbase. It has to be, otherwise its original games re-released on 3DS wouldn’t top the charts worldwide after only being available for one day this week, today on its 20th Anniversary celebration. 🙂

What video games are you playing this weekend?

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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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