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The Best selling video games of the seventh generation of games.

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Best selling games of the seventh generation
Worldwide
Metal Gear Solid 4 (PS3) 4.33 million (Nov 2008)[1]
Halo 3 (X360) 8.1 million (Jan 2008)[2]
Wii Play (Wii) 22.98 million (April 2009)[3]
Nintendogs (NDS) 20.03 million shipped (Sept 2008)[4]
GTA: Liberty City Stories(PSP) ~2.7 million (Nov 2008)[5][6][7]
United States
Grand Theft Auto IV (PS3) 1.89 million (Dec 2008)[8]
Halo 3 (360) 4.82 million (Dec 2007)[9]
Wii Play (Wii) 10.48 million (April 2009)[10]
New Super Mario Bros. (NDS) 4 million (Nov 2008)[11]
GTA: Liberty City Stories (PSP) 2 million (Nov 2008)[12]
Japan
Metal Gear Solid 4 (PS3) 671,706 (Dec 2008)[13]
Blue Dragon (360) 203,000 (Dec 2008)[14]
Wii Sports (Wii) 3.25 million (Dec 2008)[15]
New Super Mario Bros. (NDS) 5.23 (Dec 2008)[16]
Monster Hunter Portable 2 (PSP) 2.45 million (Dec 2008)[17]
United Kingdom (as of December 2008)
Grant Theft Auto IV (PS3) over 600,000[18]
Halo 3, GTA4 (360) over 1 million[19]
Wii Play, Wii Fit
Mario Kart Wii, Mario & Sonic
over 1 million[20]
New Super Mario Bros. (NDS) over 1 million[21]
GTA Liberty Stories (PSP) over 600,000[22]


ConsolesEdit

Sales data from List of best-selling video games (Wikipedia) Check the specific console pages (e.g. Wii) for games below the top 10 mark.

Overall (single SKU)Edit

Top 10 best selling seventh generation console games. Includes only sales on one console only (i.e. separate sales figures and rankings for Madden NFL on the PS3 and 360).

  1. Wii Sports (45.7 million) (April 2009)[23]
  2. Wii Play (22.98 million) (April 2009)[23]
  3. Wii Fit (18.2 million) (April 2009)[23]
  4. Mario Kart Wii (15.4 million) (April 2009)[23]
  5. Super Smash Bros. Brawl (8.4 million) (April 2009)[23]
  6. Halo 3 (8.1 million) (January 2008)[24]
  7. Super Mario Galaxy (8.02 million) (April 2009)[23][25]
  8. Mario Party 8 (6.7 million) (April 2009)[23]
  9. Gears of War 2 (5 million, may include PC version) (May 2009)[26]
  10. Gears of War (4.7 million, may include PC version) (January 2009)[27]

Cross-platformEdit

  • Call of Duty 4
  • Grand Theft Auto IV - 13 million (February 2009)[28]
  • Mario & Sonic at the Olympics - 10 million (March 2009)[29]
  • Pro Evolution Soccer - 8.48 million (April 2009)[30]
  • Star Wars The Force Unleashed - 5.7 million (February 2009)[31]
  • Madden NFL 09 - 5.25m (January 2009)[32]
  • FIFA 09 - 5 million (April 2009)[33]
  • Need for Speed Undercover - 5 million (April 2009)[33]
  • Fallout 3 - 4.7 million (Nov 2008)[34]
  • Shaun White Snowboarding - 3 million (March 2009)[35]
  • Soul Calibur IV - 2.32 million (May 2009)[36]
  • Left 4 Dead - 2.5 million (March 2009)[37]
  • Spore - 2 million (April 2009)[33]
  • DC Comics vs Mortal Kombat - 1.8 million (January 2009)[38]
  • Dead Space - 1.4 million (April 2009)[39]
  • Active Life Outdoor Challenge (April 2009) - 1.03 million[36]
  • Tom Clancy Hawx - 1 million shipped (March 2009)[40]
  • We Ski - nearly 1 million (April 2009)[36]
  • Ghostbusters (July 2009)[41]

Xbox 360Edit

Top 10 best selling Xbox 360 games

  1. Halo 3 (8.1 million) (January 2008)[42]
  2. Gears of War 2 (5 million) (May 2009)[43]
  3. Minecraft (5 million) (Released 2011)[44]
  4. Gears of War (4.7 million, may include PC version) (January 2009)[27]
  5. Grand Theft Auto IV (4.074 million approximately: 2.7 million in US, 750,000 in UK, 34,000 in Japan)[45]
  6. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (3.772 million approximately: 3.04 million in US, 78,000 in Canada, 53,501 in Japan)
  7. Call of Duty: World at War (3.35 million) (January 2009)[46]
  8. Forza Motorsport 2 (2.274 million approximately: 2.23 million in US, 31,255 in Japan, 12,600 in Canada)
  9. Marvel: Ultimate Alliance (2.08 million in US) (December 2008)[47]
  10. Guitar Hero II (2 million in North America and Western Europe)
  11. Saints Row (2 million) (June 2008)[48]

PlayStation 3Edit

Top 10 best selling PlayStation 3 games

  1. Grand Theft Auto 4 (5.6 Million)
  2. Metal Gear Solid 4 (4.75 Million)
  3. Call of Duty 4 (4.3 Million)
  4. Resistance: Fall of Man (4 Million)
  5. Motorstorm (3.9 Million)
  6. Gran Turismo 5 Prologue (3.5 Million)
  7. Uncharted Drakes Fortune (2.6 Million)
  8. Killzone 2 (1.5 Million)
  9. Heavenly Sword (1.3 Million)
  10. Ratchet and Clank: Tools of Destruction (1.2 Million)

WiiEdit

Top 10 best selling Wii games

  1. Wii Sports (45.71 million) (April 2009)[23]
  2. Wii Play (22.98 million) (April 2009)[23]
  3. Mario Kart Wii (15.40 million) (April 2009)[23]
  4. Wii Fit (18.22 million) (April 2009)[23]
  5. Super Smash Bros. Brawl (8.43 million) (April 2009)[23]
  6. Super Mario Galaxy (8.02 million) (April 2009)[25]
  7. Mario Party 8 (6.72 million) (April 2009)[25]
  8. The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (4.52 million) (March 2008)[25]
  9. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (3.4 million) (March 2008)[49]
  10. Link's Crossbow Training (3.76 million) (April 2009)[23]

HandheldsEdit

Nintendo DSEdit

Top 10 best selling DS games

  1. Nintendogs (22.27 million) (April 2009)[50]
  2. Pokémon Diamond and Pearl (16.81 million) (April 2009)[50]
  3. New Super Mario Bros. (18.45 million) (April 2009)[50]
  4. Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day! (17.41 million) (April 2009)[50]
  5. Brain Age 2: More Training in Minutes a Day! (13.71 million) (April 2009)[50]
  6. Mario Kart DS (14.61 million) (April 2009)[50]
  7. Animal Crossing: Wild World (10.79 million) (April 2009)[50]
  8. Super Mario 64 DS (7.50 million) (April 2009)[50]
  9. Big Brain Academy (5.01 million) (January 2009) (April 2009)[50]
  10. The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass (4.13 million) (January 2009)

PSPEdit

Top 10 best selling PSP games

  1. Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories (4.5 million, may include PlayStation 2 version)
  2. Daxter (2.3 million)
  3. Monster Hunter Freedom 2 (2.15 million)
  4. Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G (2.142 million in Japan)
  5. Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories (1.956 million approximately: 1.83 million in US, 125,507 in Japan)
  6. Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII (1.25 million approximately: 800,000 in Japan, 450,000 in North America)
  7. Monster Hunter Freedom (1.15 million)
  8. Need for Speed Most Wanted 5-1-0 (1.047 million approximately: 1.02 million in US, 27,151 in Japan)
  9. Hot Shots Golf: Open Tee (1 million)
  10. Tekken: Dark Resurrection (1 million)

iPhoneEdit

Top 10 best selling iPhone games.

  • Super Monkey Ball - 600k [51]

ReferencesEdit

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Best selling games
Worldwide · United States · Japan · Franchises · Best selling new IPs · Seventh generation · Sixth generation
Nintendo games · Capcom games · Ubisoft games · Square-Enix games · Blizzard games · Konami games · Sega games
See also: Best selling games · Best selling franchises



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