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Bundesverband Interaktive Unterhaltungssoftware (BIU for short) is a German association of producers and publishers of computer games that tracks sales of retail games in Germany. Every month, they announce the sales awards for the region with games that reach certain sales milestones in Germany

Members Edit

There are 28 members of the board as of June 2017. This includes

  • Activision Blizzard
  • Capcom
  • Crytek
  • Electronic Arts
  • European Games Group
  • Gameforge
  • Gamigo
  • InnoGames
  • Kalypso Media
  • Koch Media
  • Konami
  • Limbic Entertainment
  • Microsoft
  • Namco Bandai
  • Nintendo
  • Six Foot Europe
  • Sony
  • Square Enix
  • Take2 Interactive
  • Tencent
  • Travian Games
  • Ubisoft
  • Upjers
  • Wargaming.net
  • Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
  • Wooga
  • Yager
  • ZeniMax Media

Awards Edit

These sales are according to platform and so, they are listed after the title.

Gold Award (100,000) Edit

Platinum Award (200,000) Edit

Titles are only awarded this and Gold for single platform

  • Battlefield 4 (PC) - October 2014[15]
  • Watch_Dogs (PS4) - October 2014
  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (PS4) - November 2014
  • Grand Theft Auto V (PS4) - November 2014
  • Tomodachi Life (3DS) - November 2014
  • Assassin's Creed Unity (PS4) - December 2014
  • Far Cry 4 (PS4) - December 2014
  • Minecraft (PS4) - December 2014
  • Destiny (PS4) - January 2015
  • Pokémon Omega Ruby (3DS) - January 2015
  • Farming Simulator 2015 (PC) - February 2015
  • Pokémon Alpha Sapphire (3DS) - February 2015
  • Driveclub (PS4) - April 2015
  • Grand Theft Auto V (PC) - April 2015
  • Super Smash Bros. (3DS) - April 2015
  • Mario Kart 8 (Wii U) - May 2015
  • The Last of Us Remastered (PS4) - May 2015
  • Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor (PS4) - June 2015
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (PS4) - June 2015
  • FIFA 16 (PS4) - September 2015
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops III (PS4) - November 2015
  • Fallout 4 (PS4) - November 2015
  • Assassin’s Creed Syndicate (PS4) - December 2015
  • FIFA 16 (PS3) - December 2015
  • Need for Speed (PS4) - December 2015
  • Star Wars: Battlefront (PS4) - December 2015
  • Far Cry Primal (PS4) - March 2016
  • Tom Clancy's The Division (PS4) - March 2016
  • Uncharted 4 (PS4) - May 2016[16]
  • Battlefield 1 (PS4) - October 2016[17]
  • Farming Simulator 2017 (PC) - October 2016
  • Mafia III (PS4) - October 2016
  • Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare (PS4) - November 2016 
  • Pokémon Sun (3DS) - November 2016
  • Pokémon Moon (3DS) - November 2016
  • Final Fantasy XV (PS4) - December 2016
  • Watch_Dogs 2 (PS4) - January 2017
  • Horizon Zero Dawn (PS4) - March 2017
  • Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands (PS4) - June 2017
  • Forza Horizon 3 (XB1) - August 2017
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Switch) - August 2017
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch) - September 2017
  • Resident Evil 7 (PS4) - September 2017
  • Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy (PS4) - October 2017
  • Assassin's Creed Origins (PS4) - November 2017
  • Gran Turismo Sport (PS4) - November 2017
  • Super Mario Odyssey (Switch) - November 2017
  • Destiny 2 (PS4) - December 2017
  • FIFA 18 (XB1) - December 2017
  • Need for Speed: Payback (PS4) - December 2017
  • Star Wars: Battlefront II (PS4) - December 2017
  • Uncharted: The Lost Legacy (PS4) - December 2017

500,000 Edit

Instead of higher awards, this award is given every time a piece of software passes 500,000 units. Number of times this award is given to a title is listed after the platform for titles that have done it multiple times.

  • FIFA 15 (PS4) - November 2014[18]
  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (All formats) - December 2014[19]
  • FIFA 15 (PS3) - January 2015[20]
  • Far Cry 4 (All formats) - January 2015
  • Watch_Dogs (All formats) - January 2015
  • Grand Theft Auto V (PS4) - February 2015[21]
  • Grand Theft Auto V (PS4) - April 2015[22]
  • FIFA 16 (All formats) - September 2015[23]
  • FIFA 16 (PS4) - October 2015[24]
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops III (All formats) - November 2015[25]
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops III (PS4) - December 2015[26]
  • Fallout 4 (All formats) - December 2015
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (All formats)
  • Star Wars: Battlefront (All formats) - March 2016[27]
  • FIFA 17 (PS4) (1st time) - September 2016[28]
  • Uncharted 4 (PS4) - November 2016 [29]
  • Battlefield 1(All formats) - November 2016 
  • Battlefield 1 (PS4) - December 2016[30]
  • FIFA 17 (PS4) (2nd time) - April 2017[31]
  • FIFA 17 (PS4) (3rd time) - May 2017[32]
  • Farming Simulator 2017 (All formats) - July 2017[33]
  • FIFA 18 (PS4) - September 2017[34]
  • FIFA 18 (PS4) (2nd time) - October 2017[35]
  • Call of Duty: WWII (PS4) - November 2017[36]

BIU Multiplatform Award (1,000,000) Edit

This award is only given to games that sell over 1 million across multiple platforms.

  • FIFA 15 - October 2015
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops III - May 2016
  • FIFA 16 - May 2016
  • FIFA 17 - September 2016
  • FIFA 18 - September 2017
  • FIFA 18 (1.5 million) - December 2017

References Edit

  1. https://www.biu-online.de/blog/2015/04/14/biu-sales-awards-die-erfolgreichsten-computer-und-videospiele-im-maerz-2/
  2. https://www.biu-online.de/blog/2015/06/17/biu-sales-awards-die-erfolgreichsten-computer-und-videospiele-im-mai-verspielter-vorsommer-bereits-kurz-nach-der-veroeffentlichung-sichert-sich-%C2%84the-witcher-3-wild-hunt%C2%93-den-biu-sales-aw/
  3. https://www.biu-online.de/blog/2015/07/15/biu-sales-awards-die-erfolgreichsten-computer-und-videospiele-im-juni/
  4. https://www.biu-online.de/blog/2015/08/17/biu-sales-awards-die-erfolgreichsten-computer-und-videospiele-im-juli/
  5. https://www.biu-online.de/blog/2016/02/23/biu-sales-awards-die-erfolgreichsten-computer-und-videospiele-im-januar-3/
  6. https://www.biu-online.de/blog/2016/03/09/biu-sales-awards-die-erfolgreichsten-computer-und-videospiele-im-februar-3/
  7. https://www.biu-online.de/blog/2016/05/12/biu-sales-awards-die-erfolgreichsten-computer-und-videospiele-im-april-2016/
  8. https://www.biu-online.de/blog/2016/07/13/biu-sales-awards-die-erfolgreichsten-computer-und-videospiele-im-juni-2016/
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  13. https://www.biu-online.de/blog/2017/09/14/biu-sales-awards-august-2017-die-erfolgreichsten-computer-und-videospiele-in-deutschland/
  14. https://www.biu-online.de/blog/2018/01/11/biu-sales-awards-dezember-2017-die-erfolgreichsten-computer-und-videospiele-in-deutschland/
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  18. https://www.biu-online.de/blog/2014/12/17/biu-sales-awards-die-erfolgreichsten-computer-und-videospiele-im-november/
  19. https://www.biu-online.de/blog/2015/01/12/biu-sales-awards-die-erfolgreichsten-computer-und-videospiele-im-dezember-2/
  20. https://www.biu-online.de/blog/2015/02/20/biu-sales-awards-die-erfolgreichsten-computer-und-videospiele-im-januar-2/
  21. https://www.biu-online.de/blog/2015/03/11/biu-sales-awards-die-erfolgreichsten-computer-und-videospiele-im-februar-2/
  22. https://www.biu-online.de/blog/2015/05/20/biu-sales-awards-die-erfolgreichsten-computer-und-videospiele-im-april-2/
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  27. https://www.biu-online.de/blog/2016/04/28/biu-sales-awards-die-erfolgreichsten-computer-und-videospiele-im-maerz-3/
  28. https://www.biu-online.de/blog/2016/10/11/biu-sales-awards-die-erfolgreichsten-computer-und-videospiele-im-september-2016/
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  31. https://www.biu-online.de/blog/2017/05/15/biu-sales-awards-die-erfolgreichsten-computer-und-videospiele-im-april-2017/
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  33. https://www.biu-online.de/blog/2017/08/09/biu-sales-awards-juli-2017-die-erfolgreichsten-computer-und-videospiele-in-deutschland/
  34. https://www.biu-online.de/blog/2017/10/18/biu-sales-awards-september-2017-die-erfolgreichsten-computer-und-videospiele-in-deutschland/
  35. https://www.biu-online.de/blog/2017/11/20/biu-sales-awards-oktober-2017-die-erfolgreichsten-computer-und-videospiele-in-deutschland/
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