Gaming has changed the lives of many living rooms. Microsoft has shown everyone a world of gaming consoles that suit your own entertainment requirements. The Xbox 360 is available in multiple varieties in the market including everything from an Xbox Live gaming console to a Xbox 360 with Kinect. Here we list for you the top best selling 360 games.

Battlefield 3

BF3 is amongst the top best selling games for the Xbox 360. It is an FPS (first person shooter) game that has been developed by EA Digital Illusions CE. It is a straight follow-up to Battlefield 2 that was released in 2005. It is the eleventh episode in the Battlefield list.  Battlefield 3 sold three million copies during its launch week. It received a lot of criticism from game reviewers, yet it clinched the third spot during the ratings of the 2011 top pirated games. There were a total of 3,510,000 downloads recorded.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Call of Duty: MW 3 has been developed by Infinity Ward and Sledgehammer Games. This FPS game was launched during the fourth quarter of 2011. You should also note that within the first day of sale, this FPS game sold about 6.5 million copies in the United States and United Kingdom. The game achieved a revenue of $1 billion dollars within 16 days. MW 3 also bagged the second position amongst the top five most pirated games of last year. As one of the biggest entertainment launch of all times, it grossed $400 million on its first day.  This game features a new mode which has been coined as the Survival Mode.

Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

This action based open world video game was launched in the last quarter of 2011. It was published by Bethesda Softworks.  The main story of Skyrim revolves around the player’s role to actually crush Alduin, who is a Dragon prophesied to obliterate the world. It takes the second position amongst the list of top best sellers for last year (2011). It is the fifth sequel in The Elder Scrolls action packed video game series. It was released within three days of the launch of Call of Duty: MW3. It noted a commercial success as about seven million copies were shipped to retailers within the first seven days of its release in the market.


Xbox 360 series have changed the way the world perceived the gaming technologies and the related games. Video game consumers have loved it all across the world, amongst all age groups. Some of the other top best selling games have been Just Dance 3, Kinect Sports Season 2, Halo 3 and many more. So get ready to enjoy the race of gaming as per your game styles and moods.

About The Author: Diana is a writer. She loves writing, travelling and playing. She loves Xbox games.


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