USA Yearly Chart

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

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Pos Game Weeks Yearly Total
1
5,905,481
Call of Duty: Black Ops II (X360)
Activision, Shooter
7 5,905,481 5,905,481
2
4,671,546
Halo 4 (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Shooter
8 4,671,546 4,671,546
3
3,505,858
Call of Duty: Black Ops II (PS3)
Activision, Shooter
7 3,505,858 3,505,858
4
12,263,822
Kinect Adventures! (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Misc
113 2,963,647 12,263,822
5
2,862,231
Just Dance 4 (Wii)
Ubisoft, Misc
12 2,862,231 2,862,231
6
2,123,374
Assassin's Creed III (X360)
Ubisoft, Action
9 2,123,374 2,123,374
7
1,904,842
Madden NFL 13 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Sports
18 1,904,842 1,904,842
8
1,876,144
Assassin's Creed III (PS3)
Ubisoft, Action
9 1,876,144 1,876,144
9
1,677,317
Pokemon Black / White Version 2 (DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
12 1,677,317 1,677,317
10
1,629,155
New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
19 1,629,155 1,629,155
11
1,554,327
Mass Effect 3 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Role-Playing
43 1,554,327 1,554,327
12
1,509,602
NBA 2K13 (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
13 1,509,602 1,509,602
13
1,509,454
Madden NFL 13 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Sports
18 1,509,454 1,509,454
14
37,042,200
Wii Sports (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
319 1,505,305 37,042,200
15
1,407,243
Diablo III (PC)
Activision, Role-Playing
33 1,407,243 1,407,243
16
5,153,119
Just Dance 3 (Wii)
Ubisoft, Misc
65 1,382,559 5,153,119
17
3,293,470
Super Mario 3D Land (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
59 1,340,877 3,293,470
18
7,764,449
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (X360)
Activision, Shooter
60 1,279,558 7,764,449
19
1,241,499
Borderlands 2 (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
15 1,241,499 1,241,499
20
2,604,601
Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
Nintendo, Racing
56 1,239,347 2,604,601
21
13,487,281
Wii Sports Resort (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
179 1,236,708 13,487,281
22
1,450,230
Kinect: Disneyland Adventures (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Misc
59 1,137,096 1,450,230
23
3,145,783
Kinect Sports (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Sports
113 1,087,240 3,145,783
24
1,069,217
NBA 2K13 (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
13 1,069,217 1,069,217
25
1,598,308
Forza Motorsport 4 (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Racing
64 1,051,312 1,598,308
26
981,178
Skylanders Giants (Wii)
Activision, Action
10 981,178 981,178
27
13,179,781
Mario Kart Wii (Wii)
Nintendo, Racing
244 956,729 13,179,781
28
2,844,465
Zumba Fitness (Wii)
Majesco Entertainment, Sports
111 937,049 2,844,465
29
2,181,406
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
61 930,862 2,181,406
30
3,576,147
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (X360)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing
60 925,795 3,576,147
31
2,017,208
NBA 2K12 (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
65 925,706 2,017,208
32
1,216,118
Zumba Fitness 2 (Wii)
Majesco Entertainment, Sports
59 913,625 1,216,118
33
12,166,616
New Super Mario Bros. Wii (Wii)
Nintendo, Platform
163 897,750 12,166,616
34
4,782,024
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (PS3)
Activision, Shooter
60 864,202 4,782,024
35
772,355
FIFA Soccer 13 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Action
14 772,355 772,355
36
770,811
NCAA Football 13 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Action
25 770,811 770,811
37
3,669,367
Battlefield 3 (X360)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
62 759,971 3,669,367
38
757,099
Resident Evil 6 (X360)
Capcom, Action
13 757,099 757,099
39
752,764
Nintendo Land (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
6 752,764 752,764
40
741,964
Mario Party 9 (Wii)
Nintendo, Misc
42 741,964 741,964
41
714,057
MLB 12: The Show (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Sports
43 714,057 714,057
42
700,551
FIFA Soccer 13 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Action
14 700,551 700,551
43
681,531
Guild Wars 2 (PC)
NCSoft, Role-Playing
18 681,531 681,531
44
673,382
Kinect Star Wars (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Action
39 673,382 673,382
45
1,061,339
Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure (Wii)
Activision, Action
63 660,546 1,061,339
46
646,999
Max Payne 3 (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
33 646,999 646,999
47
644,123
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier (X360)
Ubisoft, Shooter
32 644,123 644,123
48
635,691
Final Fantasy XIII-2 (PS3)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
48 635,691 635,691
49
631,629
Dishonored (X360)
Bethesda Softworks, Shooter
12 631,629 631,629
50
592,000
Far Cry 3 (X360)
Ubisoft, Shooter
4 592,000 592,000
51
2,274,492
Battlefield 3 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
62 591,578 2,274,492
52
1,972,182
Batman: Arkham City (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
63 585,951 1,972,182
53
580,543
Borderlands 2 (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
15 580,543 580,543
54
580,183
NCAA Football 13 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Action
25 580,183 580,183
55
1,810,593
Batman: Arkham City (PS3)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
63 573,049 1,810,593
56
567,302
New Super Mario Bros. U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
6 567,302 567,302
57
563,352
Resident Evil 6 Anthology (PS3)
Capcom, Action
13 563,352 563,352
58
1,401,322
NBA 2K12 (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
65 561,467 1,401,322
59
2,225,311
Gran Turismo 5 (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Racing
110 548,593 2,225,311
60
5,171,312
Super Mario Galaxy (Wii)
Nintendo, Platform
268 536,905 5,171,312
61
527,586
Just Dance 4 (X360)
Ubisoft, Misc
12 527,586 527,586
62
507,149
Skylanders Giants (X360)
Activision, Action
10 507,149 507,149
63
502,602
LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Wii)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
28 502,602 502,602
64
498,104
Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance (3DS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
22 498,104 498,104
65
5,667,375
Grand Theft Auto IV (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
244 497,556 5,667,375
66
1,579,129
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (PS3)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing
60 496,410 1,579,129
67
486,467
Paper Mario (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
7 486,467 486,467
68
9,923,378
New Super Mario Bros. (DS)
Nintendo, Platform
346 484,574 9,923,378
69
479,203
World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria (PC)
Activision, Role-Playing
14 479,203 479,203
70
1,200,754
Zumba Fitness (X360)
Majesco Entertainment, Sports
111 476,458 1,200,754
71
460,260
Twisted Metal (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
46 460,260 460,260
72
446,599
Hitman: Absolution (X360)
Square Enix, Action
6 446,599 446,599
73
439,668
Mass Effect 3 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Role-Playing
43 439,668 439,668
74
438,616
WWE '13 (X360)
THQ, Action
9 438,616 438,616
75
4,841,936
Pokemon Black / White (DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
95 438,511 4,841,936
76
435,387
Forza Horizon (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Racing
10 435,387 435,387
77
8,047,316
Wii Fit Plus (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
169 431,681 8,047,316
78
425,853
(DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
28 425,853 425,853
79
2,842,463
Red Dead Redemption (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
137 424,799 2,842,463
80
422,720
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning (X360)
Electronic Arts, Role-Playing
47 422,720 422,720
81
412,578
LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (X360)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
28 412,578 412,578
82
6,120,993
Halo: Reach (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Shooter
120 408,705 6,120,993
83
407,023
Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City (Special Edition). (X360)
Capcom, Shooter
41 407,023 407,023
84
3,997,085
Grand Theft Auto IV (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
244 406,796 3,997,085
85
2,770,292
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
168 406,062 2,770,292
86
1,878,286
Assassin's Creed: Revelations (X360)
Ubisoft, Action
59 405,324 1,878,286
87
1,089,196
Dead Island (X360)
Deep Silver, Action
69 400,420 1,089,196
88
399,796
UFC Undisputed 3 (X360)
THQ, Fighting
46 399,796 399,796
89
393,627
Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two (Wii)
Disney Interactive Studios, Action
6 393,627 393,627
90
1,621,944
Wipeout: The Game (Wii)
Activision, Misc
132 386,939 1,621,944
91
8,546,137
Mario Kart DS (DS)
Nintendo, Racing
372 383,070 8,546,137
92
380,970
Dishonored (PS3)
Bethesda Softworks, Shooter
12 380,970 380,970
93
372,750
Max Payne 3 (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
33 372,750 372,750
94
3,370,918
Gears of War 3 (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Shooter
67 372,650 3,370,918
95
2,124,754
Red Dead Redemption (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
137 370,817 2,124,754
96
1,667,800
Batman: Arkham Asylum (X360)
Eidos Interactive, Action
175 367,756 1,667,800
97
365,509
Major League Baseball 2K12 (X360)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
43 365,509 365,509
98
359,863
Need for Speed: Most Wanted (Limited Edition) (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Racing
9 359,863 359,863
99
359,614
Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City (PS3)
Capcom, Shooter
41 359,614 359,614
100
358,370
Medal of Honor: Warfighter (X360)
Electronic Arts, Action
10 358,370 358,370

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USA Hardware by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
X360 6,321,284(-18%) 39,242,437
3DS 3,614,352(-12%) 7,721,705
PS3 3,480,788(-22%) 23,650,669
Wii 2,042,064(-58%) 40,654,173
DS 1,904,269(-47%) 52,228,937
PSV 1,177,049(-47%) 1,177,049
WiiU 933,131(-47%) 933,131
PSP 274,023(-78%) 19,655,417
Total 19,746,960(-24%)  

USA Software by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
X360 74,821,416(-14%) 416,991,896
PS3 48,646,900(-21%) 256,351,778
Wii 38,904,598(-46%) 417,901,478
DS 20,849,457(-53%) 327,439,117
3DS 11,866,400(+15%) 22,217,025
PC 7,614,137(+3%) N/A
PSV 3,418,729(++3%) 3,418,729
PSP 2,907,603(-65%) 94,586,381
WiiU 2,333,236(-65%) 2,333,236
Total 211,362,476(-27%)