This Week In Sales: Black Ops Levels Up, Criminal Girls Subdued



Here’s a few interesting sales tidbits from the week of November 15th – 21st:


  • Call of Duty: Black Ops was the highest-selling game of the week with 128,922 units.

  • Combined first-week sales of Black Ops came in at 159,201 units, as compared to Modern Warfare 2’s 178,000 units.

  • Criminal Girls, for all its fanservice and butt-spanking, failed to even manage 20k.

  • Pro Evo Soccer 2011 released on three more platforms: PSP, PS2 and Wii with that last one not doing so great.


LwTwTitleWeekly SalesTotal SalesSys.Publisher
New01.Call of Duty: Black Ops (Subtitled)128,922NewPS3Square Enix
New02.Super Fossil Fighters42,829NewDSNintendo
04.03.Pokémon: Black / White39,8834,450,879DSNintendo
03.04.Super Mario All-Stars Collector’s Edition38,219565,928WiiNintendo
01.05.Tactics Ogre: Let us Cling Together37,350213,503PSPSquare Enix
New06.Pro Evolution Soccer 201135,500NewPSPKonami
New07.Call of Duty: Black Ops (Subtitled)30,279New360Square Enix
05.08.Magician’s Quest: The Merchant’s Store of Sorcery24,91865,126DSKonami
07.09.Pro Evolution Soccer 201122,383323,803PS3Konami
New10.Record of Agarest War 220,889NewPS3Compile Heart
06.11.God Eater Burst (standalone and append editions)18,726375,082PSPNamco Bandai
New12.Criminal Girls17,855NewPSPNippon Ichi
New13.CR Evangelion – Beginning of the Gospel16,964NewPS3Fields
08.14.Wii Party16,8141,208,037WiiNintendo
02.15.Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 214,63262,241PS3Namco Bandai
New16.Pro Evolution Soccer 201114,450NewPS3Konami
10.17.Kirby’s Epic Yarn11,840199,618WiiNintendo
09.18.Wii Sports Resort (w/ MotionPlus)11,74526,184WiiNintendo
New19.Pachislot CR Evangelion – Beginning of the Gospel9,102NewPSPD3 Publisher
New20.Pro Evolution Soccer 20118,105NewWiiKonami


Sales data sourced from 4Gamer and Media-Create.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.