Xbox One | 360 | XBLA  PS4 | PS3 | PSN  Wii U | VC    3DS  PS Vita  iOS    PC    Retro    


  » news
  » reviews
  » previews
  » cheat codes
  » release dates
  » screenshots
  » videos

  » specials
  » interviews

  » facebook
  » twitter
  » contests

  » games list
  » franchises
  » companies
  » genres
  » staff
 

Which service offers more value for gamers?

EA Access
PlayStation Now
Games With Gold
PlayStation Plus


Game Profile
 Written by John Scalzo  on July 21, 2009

News: You'll never guess what the top selling game of 2009 is. OK, you probably will.



The NPD Group has supplied Gamasutra with a list of the five best selling games on the PlayStation 3, Wii and Xbox 360 through the first half of 2009.

The three lists have few surprises, but here they are:

PlayStation 3
1. Killzone 2
2. Resident Evil 5
3. Street Fighter IV
4. UFC 2009 Undisputed
5. MLB 09: The Show

Wii
1. Wii Fit
2. Wii Play
3. Mario Kart Wii
4. EA Sports Active
5. Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga

Xbox 360
1. Resident Evil 5
2. UFC 2009 Undisputed
3. Call of Duty: World at War
4. Halo Wars
5. Street Fighter IV



It's interesting to note how few of the games on the Wii list were released in 2009. It's also intersting that one of the games on the Wii list (Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga) was released in 2007. That kind of sales longevity is practically unheard of. The popularity of UFC 2009 Undisputed should also be noted as previous UFC games were strictly niche titles. It just goes to show you how far mixed martial arts have come in the last few years.

With a little quick and dirty math, it's possible to create a list of the five overall bestselling games in 2009, which also offers few surprises:

1. Wii Fit (Wii)
2. Wii Play (Wii)
3. Mario Kart Wii (Wii)
4. Resident Evil 5 (Xbox 360)
5. UFC 2009 Undisputed (Xbox 360)

We'll have more on the business side of gaming soon.



User Comments

Pop Cap Reveals Peggle 2 is Coming to PS4 in October


Nintendo Reveals Some of Their Holiday Lineup for 2014 on Wii U and 3DS


Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney Now Available On 3DS


Stick It To The Man is Now Available on Xbox One


Saints Row: Gat Out Of Hell and Saints Row IV Headed to Xbox One and PS4


Nintendo Reveals “New Nintendo 3DS” Will Be Out In Japan This Year


Games With Gold September Line Up Revealed By Major Nelson


Assassin’s Creed Unity Delayed Until November 11 on Xbox One, PS4 and PC


Kinect for Xbox One Will Be Available To Purchase On October 7


PlayStation Plus September Games Revealed by Sony






Home    •    About Us    •    Contact Us    •    Advertise    •    Jobs    •    Privacy Policy    •    Site Map
Copyright ©1999-2012 Matt Swider. All rights reserved. Site Programming copyright © 2004 Bill Nelepovitz - NeositeCMS