Top 10 in Sales – PSP

by playstationiso on September 13, 2012

Welcome to the ‘Top 10’ weekly feature. Each week we will be taking a look at the top 10 selling games in a particular genre, platform, most recent month, even sprinkling in the top 10 selling games from a past year. All sales specified will be worldwide, unless stated otherwise.

This week we will be looking at the top 10 bestselling games on the PSP. Last week we looked at the top 10 bestselling games on the DS and the week before that the top 10 bestselling games on the PlayStation 3. If there is a particular top 10 you want to see leave a comment and it may be featured in a future top 10.

Top 10 Selling PSP Games

Looking at the top 10 bestselling PSP games, four of the games are first party, published by Sony, while the other six are third party. Three games were published by Take-Two, two by Capcom, and one by Square Enix. There are also two Grand Theft Auto games and two Monster Hunter games in the top 10. The other six games are all from different franchises.

The top 10 bestselling DS games sold a combined 42.48 million games. The top 2 games sold five million or more units, while the entire top 10 sold two million or more units.

The four first party titles sold a combined 13.62 million units or 32.1 percent of the total games sold in the top 10. That also means the six third party titles sold a combined 28.86 million units or 67.9 percent of the total games sold in the top 10.

The two Grand Theft Auto games sold a combined 12.19 million units, or 28.7 percent of the total games sold in the top 10. The two Monster Hunter games sold a combined 10.12 million units or 23.8 percent of the total games sold in the top 10.

Top 10 Selling PSP Games

Taking a look at the top 10 bestselling PSP games a graph it really shows how popular two franchises, Grand Theft Auto and Monster Hunter, stand above the rest. The top four games sold a combined 22.27 million units, which is more than the other six games in the top 10 sold combined.

As a quick note the top 17 games sold two million or more units and the top 52 sold one million or more units.

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