The Xbox 360 is no stranger to huge sales. Since the console’s release in 2005, there have been over 39 million Xbox 360 consoles sold worldwide. That is a whole lot of consoles in less than 5 years. But that is not all, the Xbox 360 has a collection of games that have changed console gaming forever, by introducing some of the most graphically intensive games to date that didn’t suck. With that successful shift in gaming, came game sales– and lots of them. Check out the top 5 best-selling Xbox 360 games to date.
5. Forza Motorsport 2 3.99 Million
The realistic racing simulator on the Xbox 360, and the sequel to Forza Motorsport (Xbox), has been the go-to racing game for all 360 owners. Some may even go as far, as to call it; the Gran Turismo (PS3) for the 360. The game’s popularity is incredibly huge, and for that reason it is closing in on 4 million copies sold.
4. Halo 3: ODST 4.82 Million
What can you say, the Halo franchise will sale, and sale well. Halo ODST was already on its way to high sales when it was announced; the question was, how much could it sale? Well 4.82 million copies later, Halo ODST proves that the franchise is not dead.
3. Gears of War 2 5.66 Million
The sequel in the series–Gears of War 2 came in with an already strong foundation built by Gears of War 1. The sequel was expected to sale well, and of course it sold well. Gears of War 2 improved and added where the first might have come short, and lived up to the name “Gears of War”.
2. Gears of War 6.04 Million
What can you say about Gears of War? The game that made the last generation gamers make the generation leap. Gears of War shifted the gaming sphere by bringing graphics never seen in a console system before, and actually working like it should. With one of the best co-ops and online experiences, Gears of War revolutionized what we call today next gen. 6.04 million copies later, the game still hold its own.
1. Halo 3 10.93 Million
Microsoft and Bungie knew Halo 3 would be huge. Another popular franchise that had already built a huge fan base with Halo, and Halo 2 for the Xbox a few years back. Halo 3 was on its way to the top, by following on the steps of Halo, and Halo 2 and delivering a stunning game all around, that still gets played consistently by 360 gamers today. The Halo franchise is arguably the most successful gaming franchise to date, and if 11 million is not enough, there will be more Halo dropping later this year.