Europe’s Best-Selling Games So Far in 2017 Include Grand Theft Auto V, FIFA 17 & Horizon

July 17, 2017Written by Jason Dunning

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According to GfK Entertainment, the best-selling physical games in Europe from January 2017 through June 2017 were Grand Theft Auto V and FIFA 17 – no small feat considering that GTA V first launched in September 2013, while FIFA 17 came out in September 2016.

Looking at some games that actually came out in 2017, Ghost Recon Wildlands was the #1 game in Switzerland, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was #1 in France, Norway, and Sweden, and Horizon Zero Dawn placed in 2nd in France, Germany, and Italy.

Here’s the best-selling physical games so far this year (January 2017 through June 2017) in select European countries, according to GfK Entertainment:

Austria

  1. Grand Theft Auto V
  2. Ghost Recon Wildlands
  3. Horizon Zero Dawn

Benelux

  1. Grand Theft Auto V
  2. FIFA 17
  3. Horizon Zero Dawn

Brasil

  1. FIFA 17
  2. Grand Theft Auto V
  3. PES 2017

Denmark

  1. Grand Theft Auto V
  2. FIFA 17
  3. Horizon Zero Dawn

Finland

  1. Overwatch
  2. Minecraft
  3. Horizon Zero Dawn

France

  1. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  2. Horizon Zero Dawn
  3. FIFA 17

Germany

  1. Grand Theft Auto V
  2. Horizon Zero Dawn
  3. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Italy

  1. FIFA 17
  2. Horizon Zero Dawn
  3. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare

Norway

  1. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  2. Overwatch
  3. Horizon Zero Dawn

Poland

  1. FIFA 17
  2. Grand Theft Auto V
  3. Minecraft

Portugal

  1. FIFA 17
  2. Grand Theft Auto V
  3. PES 2017

Russia

  1. FIFA 17
  2. Grand Theft Auto V
  3. Rainbow Six Siege

Spain

  1. FIFA 17
  2. Grand Theft Auto V
  3. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Sweden

  1. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  2. Overwatch
  3. Horizon Zero Dawn

Switzerland

  1. Ghost Recon Wildlands
  2. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  3. Horizon Zero Dawn

UK

  1. Grand Theft Auto V
  2. Ghost Recon Wildlands
  3. Horizon Zero Dawn

In the United States, the best-selling games so far in 2017 are Ghost Recon Wildlands, For HonorThe Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and Horizon Zero Dawn.

[Source: GfK Entertainment via Reddit]