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
12,561,893
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (X360)
Activision, Shooter
8 12,561,893 12,561,893
2
10,320,405
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (PS3)
Activision, Shooter
8 10,320,405 10,320,405
3
13,590,782
(DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
68 8,539,874 13,590,782
4
15,067,448
Kinect Adventures! (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Misc
61 7,883,750 15,067,448
5
7,299,300
Just Dance 3 (Wii)
Ubisoft, Misc
13 7,299,300 7,299,300
6
31,203,306
Mario Kart Wii (Wii)
Nintendo, Racing
195 5,344,655 31,203,306
7
29,213,098
Wii Sports Resort (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
132 5,319,549 29,213,098
8
78,424,064
Wii Sports (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
267 5,215,358 78,424,064
9
5,141,407
Battlefield 3 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
10 5,141,407 5,141,407
10
5,072,552
Gears of War 3 (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Shooter
15 5,072,552 5,072,552
11
4,955,475
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (X360)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing
8 4,955,475 4,955,475
12
4,863,389
FIFA Soccer 12 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Sports
14 4,863,389 4,863,389
13
4,606,466
Super Mario 3D Land (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
9 4,606,466 4,606,466
14
4,456,210
Battlefield 3 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
10 4,456,210 4,456,210
15
8,820,016
Just Dance 2 (Wii)
Ubisoft, Misc
64 3,965,581 8,820,016
16
3,925,017
Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
Nintendo, Racing
5 3,925,017 3,925,017
17
4,233,262
Zumba Fitness (Wii)
Majesco Entertainment, Sports
59 3,881,228 4,233,262
18
24,674,157
New Super Mario Bros. Wii (Wii)
Nintendo, Platform
111 3,717,970 24,674,157
19
3,445,282
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
9 3,445,282 3,445,282
20
3,145,478
FIFA Soccer 12 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Sports
14 3,145,478 3,145,478
21
2,981,834
Assassin's Creed: Revelations (X360)
Ubisoft, Action
7 2,981,834 2,981,834
22
19,980,856
Wii Fit Plus (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
118 2,955,753 19,980,856
23
2,936,545
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (PS3)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing
8 2,936,545 2,936,545
24
2,903,322
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (Wii)
Nintendo, Action
7 2,903,322 2,903,322
25
2,815,959
Assassin's Creed: Ezio Trilogy (PS3)
Ubisoft, Action
7 2,815,959 2,815,959
26
2,753,194
Batman: Arkham City (PS3)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
11 2,753,194 2,753,194
27
13,186,555
Call of Duty: Black Ops (X360)
Activision, Shooter
60 2,665,288 13,186,555
28
2,506,376
Batman: Arkham City (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
11 2,506,376 2,506,376
29
11,165,574
Call of Duty: Black Ops (PS3)
Activision, Shooter
60 2,459,689 11,165,574
30
7,088,875
Wii Party (Wii)
Nintendo, Misc
78 2,386,248 7,088,875
31
2,382,980
LittleBigPlanet 2 (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Platform
50 2,382,980 2,382,980
32
2,361,053
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
29 2,361,053 2,361,053
33
27,910,324
New Super Mario Bros. (DS)
Nintendo, Platform
294 2,297,818 27,910,324
34
2,267,475
L.A. Noire (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Adventure
33 2,267,475 2,267,475
35
2,209,878
Madden NFL 12 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Sports
18 2,209,878 2,209,878
36
2,170,600
Mario andamp;amp; Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games (Wii)
Sega, Sports
7 2,170,600 2,170,600
37
7,370,248
Gran Turismo 5 (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Racing
58 2,159,775 7,370,248
38
2,132,397
Killzone 3 (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Shooter
45 2,132,397 2,132,397
39
2,093,668
L.A. Noire (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Adventure
33 2,093,668 2,093,668
40
3,796,164
Michael Jackson: The Experience (Wii)
Ubisoft, Misc
58 2,071,204 3,796,164
41
1,965,356
Nintendogs + cats (3DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
45 1,965,356 1,965,356
42
4,607,476
Fable III (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Role-Playing
62 1,941,410 4,607,476
43
1,849,731
Forza Motorsport 4 (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Racing
12 1,849,731 1,849,731
44
1,774,699
Madden NFL 12 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Sports
18 1,774,699 1,774,699
45
1,766,769
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (PC)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing
8 1,766,769 1,766,769
46
1,764,402
Saints Row: The Third (X360)
THQ, Action
7 1,764,402 1,764,402
47
1,755,362
Star Wars: The Old Republic (PC)
Electronic Arts, Role-Playing
2 1,755,362 1,755,362
48
5,379,404
Donkey Kong Country Returns (Wii)
Nintendo, Platform
58 1,723,440 5,379,404
49
1,654,620
Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 (PS3)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
14 1,654,620 1,654,620
50
3,857,763
Kinect Sports (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Sports
61 1,620,587 3,857,763
51
8,693,832
Halo: Reach (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Shooter
68 1,593,350 8,693,832
52
1,560,631
Battlefield 3 (PC)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
10 1,560,631 1,560,631
53
1,550,459
Kinect Sports: Season Two (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Sports
10 1,550,459 1,550,459
54
1,532,556
Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Shooter
7 1,532,556 1,532,556
55
1,512,133
Mortal Kombat (PS3)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Fighting
37 1,512,133 1,512,133
56
1,880,430
Mario Sports Mix (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
58 1,380,698 1,880,430
57
2,048,915
Professor Layton and the Last Specter (DS)
Level 5, Adventure
76 1,373,733 2,048,915
58
1,373,136
Just Dance 3 (X360)
Ubisoft, Misc
13 1,373,136 1,373,136
59
21,611,225
Mario Kart DS (DS)
Nintendo, Racing
320 1,373,131 21,611,225
60
1,367,249
Portal 2 (X360)
Valve Corporation, Shooter
37 1,367,249 1,367,249
61
1,346,314
NBA 2K12 (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
13 1,346,314 1,346,314
62
1,302,624
Homefront (X360)
THQ, Shooter
42 1,302,624 1,302,624
63
1,296,472
Dance Central 2 (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Misc
11 1,296,472 1,296,472
64
1,286,187
Saints Row: The Third (PS3)
THQ, Action
7 1,286,187 1,286,187
65
6,427,978
Just Dance (Wii)
Ubisoft, Misc
111 1,271,712 6,427,978
66
1,235,889
Need for Speed: The Run (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Racing
7 1,235,889 1,235,889
67
1,606,824
Just Dance Kids (Wii)
Ubisoft, Misc
60 1,231,215 1,606,824
68
2,312,578
Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem! (DS)
Nintendo, Puzzle
59 1,227,898 2,312,578
69
1,211,183
Dead Island (X360)
Deep Silver, Action
17 1,211,183 1,211,183
70
2,575,301
Dance Central (X360)
MTV Games, Misc
61 1,191,073 2,575,301
71
3,890,318
Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood (PS3)
Ubisoft, Action
59 1,164,447 3,890,318
72
1,132,212
Rage (X360)
Bethesda Softworks, Shooter
13 1,132,212 1,132,212
73
1,130,512
Dead Space 2 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
49 1,130,512 1,130,512
74
1,125,923
Portal 2 (PS3)
Valve Corporation, Shooter
37 1,125,923 1,125,923
75
1,123,275
NBA 2K12 (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
13 1,123,275 1,123,275
76
1,118,799
Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure (Wii)
Activision, Action
12 1,118,799 1,118,799
77
8,832,701
Grand Theft Auto IV (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
192 1,110,906 8,832,701
78
1,108,329
Mortal Kombat (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Fighting
37 1,108,329 1,108,329
79
4,052,258
Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood (X360)
Ubisoft, Action
59 1,104,156 4,052,258
80
4,443,305
Red Dead Redemption (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
85 1,103,189 4,443,305
81
1,098,974
inFAMOUS 2 (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
30 1,098,974 1,098,974
82
3,065,841
Sports Champions (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Sports
68 1,071,950 3,065,841
83
1,067,168
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (PC)
Activision, Shooter
8 1,067,168 1,067,168
84
1,063,731
Crysis 2 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
41 1,063,731 1,063,731
85
1,056,546
Dead Island (PS3)
Deep Silver, Action
17 1,056,546 1,056,546
86
1,033,327
Dead Space 2 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
49 1,033,327 1,033,327
87
1,014,632
Kirby's Return to Dreamland (Wii)
Nintendo, Platform
10 1,014,632 1,014,632
88
986,674
Monster Hunter 3G (3DS)
Capcom, Role-Playing
4 986,674 986,674
89
984,148
The Sims 3 (Mobile Versions) (PC)
Electronic Arts, Simulation
11 984,148 984,148
90
961,991
Deus Ex: Human Revolution (X360)
Square Enix, Shooter
19 961,991 961,991
91
9,358,279
Grand Theft Auto IV (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
192 961,102 9,358,279
92
954,481
Dark Souls (PS3)
From Software, Role-Playing
15 954,481 954,481
93
953,683
Resistance 3 (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Shooter
17 953,683 953,683
94
4,762,190
FIFA Soccer 11 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Sports
66 950,171 4,762,190
95
941,121
Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds (PS3)
Capcom, Fighting
46 941,121 941,121
96
2,295,633
Art Academy (DS)
Nintendo, Misc
81 938,626 2,295,633
97
2,527,180
Disney Epic Mickey (Wii)
Disney Interactive Studios, Platform
58 923,558 2,527,180
98
5,381,403
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
116 921,928 5,381,403
99
1,833,752
uDraw Studio (Wii)
THQ, Misc
59 920,899 1,833,752
100
1,174,801
Zumba Fitness (X360)
Majesco Entertainment, Sports
59 912,644 1,174,801

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Global Hardware by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
PS3 14,706,691(+6%) 61,095,333
X360 13,808,365(+4%) 63,769,444
3DS 13,250,062(++4%) 13,250,062
Wii 11,522,685(-33%) 93,428,231
DS 8,759,675(-57%) 149,983,510
PSP 7,459,539(-20%) 73,171,078
PSV 481,573(-20%) 481,573
Total 69,988,590(-6%)  

Global Software by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
X360 154,515,522(+16%) 593,730,573
PS3 148,974,355(+13%) 505,393,130
Wii 135,502,236(-26%) 759,686,776
DS 81,003,668(-33%) 715,693,577
PSP 31,654,789(-29%) 255,005,796
PC 29,631,542(+89%) N/A
3DS 26,797,294(++89%) 26,797,294
PSV 425,230(++89%) 425,230
Total 608,504,636(-3%)