Have you ever played the Top 5 bestselling Xbox games for the last eight years? You don’t know what those are, you say? Then let’s find out.
Bestselling Xbox Game #5 – Call of Duty: Black Ops II
Call of Duty: Black Ops II takes the 5th spot. With its militaristic genre, this game generated over $500 million within 24 hours of its release across US. After 5 days, it grossed $800 million. More than 7.5 million units were even sold on its launch day according to reports and went up to 13 million units in total worldwide.
Bestselling Xbox Game #4 – Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
For the 4th spot, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 gets its title as 13.26 million units were sold and grossing about $1 billion worldwide. The game had the biggest entertainment launch in 2009 and was widely played by over 25 million unique players according to Robert Bowling, COD’s Creative Strategist.
Bestselling Xbox Game #3 – Call of Duty: Black Ops
Another Call of Duty title makes it to the list. This 3rd placer is the Call of Duty: Black Ops which sold up to 14.08 million units. Its sales went over $1 billion even just a month after the release date and remained in the list of top-selling games from 2010 to 2011.
Bestselling Xbox Game #2 – Grand Theft Auto 5
For the 2nd spot, Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto V deserves its title for having sold 14.22 million units. It became the best-selling video game in 24 hours, most viewed trailer for a game, highest grossing video game in 24 hours, and fastest selling entertainment product in history as it generated $1 billion sales in just three days after its release, making it one of the games included in Guinness World Records.
Bestselling Xbox Game #1 – Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
And for the 1st placer in the Top 5 bestselling Xbox games, another Call of Duty title reigns. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 grossed about $1 billion in just half a month after its release and sold 14.28 million units worldwide. Robert Kotick, Activision President and CEO, even said, “The launch of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is the biggest entertainment launch of all time in any medium.”
With our Top 5 bestselling Xbox games, players enjoyed the thrilling experience as evidenced by each game’s sales.