They say video games have numerous benefits according to research and science. Some of the benefits highlighted are video games are therapeutic for children with chronic illnesses, they improve preschoolers motor skills, reduce stress and depression, are remedy to pain, can improve your vision, improve your decision making skills and keep you happy even in your old age. With all these benefits attached to video games we can conclude that they are healthy productive activity to engage with once in a while. Xbox 360 has hundreds of video games to choose from divided in these categories, strategy and simulation, sports & recreation, shooter, role playing, racing and flying, fighting, family and action and adventure. The below list of best-selling Xbox 360 games is based on the number of copies sold.
List of Top 10 Best Selling Xbox 360 Games in The World in 2017
10. Halo Reach
Among the great games published by Microsoft game studios and developed by Bungie in the genre of first person shooter Halo Reach is among them. Its release occurred in 2010 becoming the sixth in halo series of games. It’s set up focuses on humanity race which lives in the Reach falls being under attack from the alien Covenant. Gamers have the ability to control one super soldier in the squad. Although the game upon its release in 24 hrs it had already made $200 million the characters and the plot was a bit negatively criticized. All the same the game has made it in the list since it has sold more than 5 million copies worldwide and this game was the final game of Bingie halo.
9. Gears of War 2
Another magnificent publication of Microsoft game studios is the gears of war 2. It’s the second in the collection of gear of war series. It’s a modification of the previous gear of war game and was released in year 2008.the war between humans and Locust horde continues and the objective here is to stop Locust Horde from eliminating the planet sera species. This game has similar features with Gears of war and also new features such as the new multiplayer modes, new weapons, meatshields, chainsaw duels among others. Upon its release in two days it had already sold more than 2 million copies worldwide and just like its predecessor the game has worn several accolades and as of today sold more than 7 million copies.
8. Gears of War
Among the first person shooter games and one of the best in that genre is Gears of war which was developed in 2006. It’s a military science fiction set up game that was published by Microsoft studios. There is also a version of the game for windows in addition to the Xbox 360. It’s about a delta Squad that is on a mission to save the last of humans from a ruthless hostile enemy that its main objective is to eliminate the human race called Locust Horde. As a player you stir as the Marcus Fenix and the online version has multi player game modes capabilities of up to 7 gamers. The game upon its release it sold more than eleven million copies in the first eleven weeks and today the game has sold more than 12 million copies worldwide
7. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Another in the line of first person shooter games is the Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 was the creation of developers infinity ward and published by Activision.it was released in versions compatible to X360, PS3 and Windows. In the collection of all call of duties collection the game is the sixth. The game is about a taskforce 141 which its leader is captain Mactavish and their on a mission to hunt the Russian leader Makarov. It’s more enhanced than call duty 4 since its multiplayer is upgraded and several other new features and modes as well are present. The game has sold more than 8 million copies worldwide.
6. Halo 4
Another in our line up f fist shooter video games is the Halo 4. It was the work of 342 industries and then published by the mighty Microsoft studios. In the halo franchise this is the seventh in their collection and was released in the market in 2012. It’s similar to Hola 3 in that the player assumes the character of a superhuman soldier called the master chief and Cortana. They are on an exploration mission where they get to encounter hostile threats on their quest. Their enemies are the Covenants who didn’t perish in Hola 3 and some Prometheans. In the game you will get some enhanced weapons several game modes that are unique to the game. the game made history in the Franchise as within 24 hours of its release it had already had a million players online in Xbox live and within a day it had already made sales totaling to $200 million. It’s an Xbox best seller selling more than 10 million copies worldwide.
5. Call of Duty: Black Ops
This is one amongst the Top 10 Best Selling Xbox 360 Games in The World 2017. This game is in the genre of shooting and to be specific it’s a first shooter game. It was developed by Treyarch and was in the market in 2010 with versions compatible with PS3, Xbox 360, Wii and Windows. On the call of duties this game is the seventh and the first one to be given a cold war setup. This game hate the sales records as within 1 day after its release it had already surpassed the 5 Million copies mark hence surpassing Modern Warfare. In about 7 weeks the sales had already reached $1 billion mark. In 2011 the publisher of the game said they had already sold over 25 million copies of the game. The Xbox version of the game has sold more than 12 million copies worldwide.
The original creator of the game was Markus Notch but the publisher of the game and developer is Mojang. It involves creativity where you get to construct using cubes in a fiction 3D world. There other activities you should involve yourself with in the game such as combat, gathering of resources, crafting as well as making explorations. There is availability of multiple gameplay modes such as creative mode, survival mode, adventure mode and spectator mode. The game as of 2016 has made more than 106 million sales of copies and normally registers 30 million new players on monthly basis which places it as the second best-selling video game of all time and also best-selling pc game. To date it has sold more than 13 million copies worldwide for Xbox 360.
3. Halo 3
Halo 3 is a game in the category of shooting (first person shooter) and was developed in 2007 by Bungie. It was a continuation of 2001 Halo combat and 2004 Halo 2.the plot of the story line talks about a war between twenty sixth century humanity and an alien race known as the covenant. As a player you stir as a super soldier who goes to defend humanity against the covenant. In the game there are vehicles available, weapons, maps, player modification capabilities and a lot more. In the first week of the game release it had already made $300 million in sales and today the game has sold more than 14.5 million copies of the game worldwide. It’s the 5th best-selling game in Xbox 360 and 2nd best-selling in all Halo Franchise.
2. Grand theft Auto V
Grand theft Auto V was developed by Rockstart North and was released in the market in 2013 with compatibility in PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Later on the following year 2014 they released for PlayStation 4 and Xbox one as well and on 2015 finally a release for Microsoft windows. This game is based on a fictional city called san Andrea’s where the player is on a heist mission which likely involve shooting and driving. If you’re a player and you commit a crime in this area you will be met with the aggression of full force of the law. This is the game that broke industry markets when it was first released in 2013 as the first day it made sales worth $800 million and within three days it had made sales worth $ 1 billion. The games has sold more than 17 .9 million copies worldwide
1. Kinect Adventures
This is one of the best sports video games that has ever been released in the market by Microsoft studios specifically for the Xbox 360. It was launched in year 2010 and it’s composed of 5 adventure and several sports minigames. The developer of the game is Good science Studio which is a subordinate of Microsoft. The good thing about the game is that it makes use of Kinect motion camera and uses full body motion allowing the gamer to engage in a variety of minigames. The game also supports Xbox live player and the main goal is to get the highest number of adventure pins. The game is in our number one list since it has sold more than 24 million copies worldwide.
These above are the Top 10 Best Selling Xbox 360 Games in The World 2017. Gaming today is a big industry and as you can see the sales of these game tells it all. These above games have been the best and most bought games on the planet as well as most pirated games. Try one of them to understand why millions of people do buy the game.