Global Yearly Chart

The year's top-selling games at retail ranked by unit sales

Yearly Chart Index
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Pos Game Weeks Yearly Total
1
57,990,430
Wii Sports (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
163 18,788,738 57,990,430
2
12,513,646
Wii Sports Resort (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
28 12,513,646 12,513,646
3
10,017,219
New Super Mario Bros. Wii (Wii)
Nintendo, Platform
7 10,017,219 10,017,219
4
22,403,138
Wii Fit (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
110 8,839,981 22,403,138
5
8,773,298
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (X360)
Activision, Shooter
8 8,773,298 8,773,298
6
8,667,441
Wii Fit Plus (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
14 8,667,441 8,667,441
7
20,661,738
Mario Kart Wii (Wii)
Nintendo, Racing
91 7,421,142 20,661,738
8
6,339,967
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (PS3)
Activision, Shooter
8 6,339,967 6,339,967
9
26,657,720
Wii Play (Wii)
Nintendo, Misc
162 5,914,275 26,657,720
10
4,477,917
Halo 3: ODST (X360)
Microsoft, Shooter
15 4,477,917 4,477,917
11
6,689,236
Pokemon Platinum Version (DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
69 4,394,223 6,689,236
12
4,135,942
Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies (DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
26 4,135,942 4,135,942
13
17,396,512
Mario Kart DS (DS)
Nintendo, Racing
216 3,707,393 17,396,512
14
21,072,125
New Super Mario Bros. (DS)
Nintendo, Platform
190 3,651,330 21,072,125
15
3,556,510
Pokemon Heart Gold / Soul Silver Version (DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
17 3,556,510 3,556,510
16
3,050,719
Assassin's Creed II (X360)
Ubisoft, Action
7 3,050,719 3,050,719
17
2,803,120
Resident Evil 5 (PS3)
Capcom, Action
44 2,803,120 2,803,120
18
2,783,449
Assassin's Creed II (PS3)
Ubisoft, Action
7 2,783,449 2,783,449
19
2,770,319
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
12 2,770,319 2,770,319
20
2,647,304
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games (Wii)
Sega, Sports
12 2,647,304 2,647,304
21
2,632,971
FIFA Soccer 10 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Sports
14 2,632,971 2,632,971
22
2,540,457
EA Sports Active (Wii)
Electronic Arts, Sports
33 2,540,457 2,540,457
23
4,418,602
Professor Layton and the Curious Village (DS)
Nintendo, Adventure
151 2,516,692 4,418,602
24
2,505,165
Tomodachi Collection (DS)
Nintendo, Misc
29 2,505,165 2,505,165
25
2,476,278
Resident Evil 5 (X360)
Capcom, Action
44 2,476,278 2,476,278
26
18,802,568
Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day (DS)
Nintendo, Misc
242 2,316,923 18,802,568
27
2,311,611
Left 4 Dead 2 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
7 2,311,611 2,311,611
28
2,257,401
Killzone 2 (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Shooter
45 2,257,401 2,257,401
29
2,250,338
Madden NFL 10 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Sports
21 2,250,338 2,250,338
30
2,174,815
Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story (DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
47 2,174,815 2,174,815
31
2,100,303
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games (DS)
Sega, Sports
12 2,100,303 2,100,303
32
1,971,897
Forza Motorsport 3 (X360)
Microsoft, Racing
11 1,971,897 1,971,897
33
1,958,228
FIFA Soccer 10 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Sports
14 1,958,228 1,958,228
34
23,551,237
Nintendogs (DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
246 1,927,947 23,551,237
35
2,785,996
Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box (DS)
Level 5, Adventure
110 1,904,350 2,785,996
36
1,787,950
Need for Speed: Shift (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Racing
16 1,787,950 1,787,950
37
1,772,635
Madden NFL 10 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Sports
21 1,772,635 1,772,635
38
1,752,245
Final Fantasy XIII (PS3)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
3 1,752,245 1,752,245
39
1,733,513
UFC 2009 Undisputed (X360)
THQ, Fighting
33 1,733,513 1,733,513
40
5,984,776
Call of Duty: World at War (X360)
Activision, Shooter
60 1,716,398 5,984,776
41
1,708,966
Street Fighter IV (PS3)
Capcom, Fighting
47 1,708,966 1,708,966
42
1,703,972
Pro Evolution Soccer 2010 (PS3)
Konami, Sports
11 1,703,972 1,703,972
43
2,073,977
LEGO Batman: The Videogame (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive, Adventure
67 1,636,795 2,073,977
44
10,516,614
Halo 3 (X360)
Microsoft, Shooter
119 1,634,295 10,516,614
45
1,628,033
Halo Wars (X360)
Microsoft, Strategy
45 1,628,033 1,628,033
46
1,591,037
Batman: Arkham Asylum (PS3)
Eidos Interactive, Action
19 1,591,037 1,591,037
47
4,349,421
Monster Hunter Freedom Unite (PSP)
Capcom, Role-Playing
93 1,582,071 4,349,421
48
1,538,110
The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks (DS)
Nintendo, Adventure
4 1,538,110 1,538,110
49
2,118,446
Club Penguin: Elite Penguin Force (DS)
Disney Interactive Studios, Adventure
58 1,537,610 2,118,446
50
14,554,014
Brain Age 2: More Training in Minutes a Day (DS)
Nintendo, Misc
210 1,531,768 14,554,014
51
1,888,929
Pure (X360)
Disney Interactive Studios, Racing
68 1,530,988 1,888,929
52
1,656,358
My Fitness Coach (Wii)
Ubisoft, Sports
57 1,509,648 1,656,358
53
1,453,305
Borderlands (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
11 1,453,305 1,453,305
54
1,386,841
Street Fighter IV (X360)
Capcom, Fighting
47 1,386,841 1,386,841
55
1,371,682
UFC 2009 Undisputed (PS3)
THQ, Fighting
33 1,371,682 1,371,682
56
1,366,544
Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days (DS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
32 1,366,544 1,366,544
57
1,340,882
Dragon Age: Origins (X360)
Electronic Arts, Role-Playing
9 1,340,882 1,340,882
58
1,332,872
Tekken 6 (PS3)
Namco Bandai, Fighting
10 1,332,872 1,332,872
59
3,894,973
Call of Duty: World at War (PS3)
Activision, Shooter
60 1,322,568 3,894,973
60
1,316,869
inFAMOUS (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
32 1,316,869 1,316,869
61
9,230,695
Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Wii)
Nintendo, Fighting
101 1,312,664 9,230,695
62
3,125,596
LittleBigPlanet (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Platform
62 1,303,348 3,125,596
63
3,267,250
LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga (Wii)
LucasArts, Action
113 1,293,591 3,267,250
64
1,223,662
The Sims 3 (PC)
Electronic Arts, Simulation
31 1,223,662 1,223,662
65
1,218,088
Gran Turismo (PSP)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Racing
14 1,218,088 1,218,088
66
1,203,273
Batman: Arkham Asylum (X360)
Eidos Interactive, Action
19 1,203,273 1,203,273
67
3,677,393
Animal Crossing: City Folk (Wii)
Nintendo, Simulation
59 1,202,315 3,677,393
68
1,200,506
Need for Speed: Shift (X360)
Electronic Arts, Racing
16 1,200,506 1,200,506
69
3,347,271
Guitar Hero: World Tour (Wii)
Activision, Misc
62 1,170,960 3,347,271
70
2,568,671
Left 4 Dead (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
59 1,160,703 2,568,671
71
2,603,263
Rhythm Heaven (DS)
Nintendo, Misc
75 1,147,711 2,603,263
72
1,125,830
New Play Control! Mario Power Tennis (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
51 1,125,830 1,125,830
73
3,265,720
LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga (DS)
LucasArts, Action
113 1,113,816 3,265,720
74
17,431,803
Pokemon Diamond / Pearl Version (DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
172 1,107,818 17,431,803
75
8,187,860
Super Mario 64 DS (DS)
Nintendo, Platform
267 1,107,380 8,187,860
76
5,330,550
Gears of War 2 (X360)
Microsoft, Shooter
61 1,107,357 5,330,550
77
1,105,394
Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky (DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
38 1,105,394 1,105,394
78
1,081,509
Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Adventure
10 1,081,509 1,081,509
79
7,530,629
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
113 1,068,917 7,530,629
80
7,894,025
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (X360)
Activision, Shooter
113 1,057,583 7,894,025
81
8,492,530
Super Mario Galaxy (Wii)
Nintendo, Platform
114 1,050,059 8,492,530
82
5,124,190
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (PS3)
Activision, Shooter
113 1,032,819 5,124,190
83
6,598,522
Grand Theft Auto IV (PS3)
Capcom, Action
88 1,027,746 6,598,522
84
1,023,063
[Prototype] (X360)
Activision, Action
30 1,023,063 1,023,063
85
4,341,818
Link's Crossbow Training (Wii)
Nintendo, Shooter
111 998,987 4,341,818
86
997,839
The Beatles: Rock Band (Wii)
MTV Games, Misc
17 997,839 997,839
87
994,840
Monster Hunter Tri (Wii)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
23 994,840 994,840
88
N/A
Inazuma Eleven 2: Kyoui no Shinryokusha (DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
5 982,512 N/A
89
976,782
Fight Night Round 4 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Fighting
28 976,782 976,782
90
1,723,049
Dissidia: Final Fantasy (PSP)
Square Enix, Fighting
55 963,451 1,723,049
91
6,420,456
Mario Party DS (DS)
Nintendo, Misc
113 962,697 6,420,456
92
4,727,985
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (DS)
Nintendo, Sports
103 931,073 4,727,985
93
7,585,585
Grand Theft Auto IV (X360)
Capcom, Action
88 921,816 7,585,585
94
918,087
Fight Night Round 4 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Fighting
28 918,087 918,087
95
3,246,714
Fable II (X360)
Microsoft, Role-Playing
63 910,165 3,246,714
96
908,463
Scribblenauts (DS)
Warner Bros. Interactive, Puzzle
16 908,463 908,463
97
904,643
Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars (DS)
CyberFront, Adventure
42 904,643 904,643
98
11,244,527
Animal Crossing: Wild World (DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
215 900,987 11,244,527
99
2,566,490
Sega Superstars Tennis (X360)
Sega, Sports
94 896,442 2,566,490
100
2,770,049
Fallout 3 (X360)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing
62 883,714 2,770,049

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Global Hardware by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
DS 27,573,530(-7%) 121,371,545
Wii 21,295,417(-12%) 64,991,750
PS3 12,997,974(+27%) 32,376,827
X360 10,160,518(-7%) 36,932,992
PSP 9,855,987(-30%) 56,289,505
Total 81,883,426(-8%)  

Global Software by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
Wii 181,775,778(+3%) 442,089,742
DS 143,959,471(-7%) 513,250,799
X360 107,118,181(-2%) 305,531,858
PS3 96,837,921(+9%) 224,833,049
PSP 40,816,572(-15%) 178,518,984
PC 6,187,437(+6%) N/A
Total 576,695,360(-1%)