The Top 10 Most Sold Xbox Games

Are you a fan of the Xbox video game console? If yes, then you may be wondering what the other users of the console are addicted to. Xbox is one of the most popular video game consoles of today, with many saying that it is directly competing with the Sony PlayStation platform.

Here is a list of the top 10 most sold Xbox games you may want to know about to help you pick the next game you can get addicted to.

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10 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

With $1.96 million sales, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim makes it to the tenth spot on this list. The role-playing, action-packed open world game, which has been developed by the Bethesda Game Studios, is the 5th version of The Elder Scrolls series. Launched on the 11th of November, 2011, the game’s main story revolves around the user’s character. The main goal is to defeat the dragon named Alduin, who has been prophesied to come set out and destroy the world. Its setting is in Skyrim, the fictional province of the Tamriel continent.

9 Borderlands 2

Published by 2k games and developed by Gearbox Software, Borderlands 2 is an action role playing game set with a first-person shooting gameplay. It is the 2009 Borderlands’ sequel, which has been released not only for Xbox, but also for the PlayStation 3, OS X, and Windows platforms. Similar to the first game, the goal of the sequel is to have the player complete a particular campaign comprised of various main quests and optional secondary-missions. Released on the 18th of September 2012, Borderlands 2 was an instant success making 2.19 million in sales.

8 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 was a collaborative effort from Sledgehammer Games, Infinity Ward, and Raven Software. It is the third installment to the original Call of Duty: Modern Warfare series and it is also said to be the last. It is a direct sequel to the second installment entitled Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and it is also the eight installment in the Call of Duty video games. The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, which was released on the 8th of November 2011, has made a total of $2.22 million in sales.

7 Madden NFL 13

Madden NFL 13, as the name already suggests, is a football video game that has been based on NFL, or the National Football League. Developed by EA Tiburon and published by EA Sports, the game has made around $2.31 million in sales. The game was released on the 28th of August, 2012. For the first time ever, the game has been released officially in Brazil, mainly because of the explosive growth of the sport football in the country. The cover features the Detroit Lion’s very own Calvin Johnson.

6 Mass Effect 3

Mass Effect 3 is an action video game that has been published by Electronic Arts (EA) and developed by the company BioWare for the Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, Wii U, and PlayStation 3. In the Xbox platform alone, the game has made $2.62 million in sales. It was officially announced on the 11th of December 2010, but its release only took place a year and a half later, on the 6th of March, 2012. It is the final chapter to the trilogy series of Mass Effect video games, marking the completion of the story of the main character, Commander Shepard.

5 FIFA 13

FIFA 13, also commonly referred to by the Northern Americans as FIFA Soccer 13, is the most recent addition to the FIFA video game series developed by Electronic Arts (EA). The game, which EA Canada has developed, was made available on a demo platform. Released on the 11th of September 2012, the demo was downloaded over 1.99 million times in just a span of three days. The game was released the following year in the same month in most regions, except for Japan, where the release happened in October. FIFA 13 has made around $2.72 million in sales.

4 Assassin’s Creed III

Assassin’s Creed III is an action-adventure video game that Ubisoft Montreal has developed, with Ubisoft also having published the game. It is the fifth installment in the game series also entitled Assassin’s Creed. This installment is a direct sequel to the Assassin’s Creed: Revelations, which was launched in 2011. The plot of the game is set in the fictional history, albeit of real world events. It follows the struggle between the Templars and the Assassins. The game has made about $3.88 million in sales.

3 Kinect Adventures!

Kinect Adventures! is a sports video game dedicated for the Xbox 360 platform, which is unlike most of the other games in this list. It utilizes the console’s Kinect motion camera and has been included as one of device’s pack-in games. The game was unveiled officially at the 2010 Electronic Entertainment Expo that took place in Los Angeles, California. The game features five adventures as well as mini games. Developed by Good Science, Kinect Adventures! has made $4.57 million in sales.

2 Halo 4

Halo 4, is also a game that has been developed specifically for the Xbox 360 console. This first-person shooting game was released on the 6th of November 2012 in almost all territories and countries worldwide. The story of the game begins four years after Halo 3’s ending; the user assumes and plays the Master Chief’s role, a supersoldier that has been cyrbernetically-enhanced. The plot is mainly on a Forerunner planet, where the Master Chief faces various alien races called the Covenant as well as Prometheans, which are ancient warriors of the empire. Halo 4 is definitely one of the most top selling Xbox games ever, having made around $7.34 million in sales.

1 Call of Duty: Black Ops II

Call of Duty: Blacks Ops II leads this list of the top 10 most sold Xbox games for making more than $10.86 million in sales. This first-person shooting video game, which Treyarch developed and Activision has published, was released on the 13th of November, 2012 for Xbox 360 as well as other platforms. Black Ops II is the first Call of Duty game to feature modernized and even future warfare arms technology. It is also the first to offer branching storylines depending on what the player will choose.

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