Diablo III, Pro Evo Soccer 2013 tops Asian sales charts

GFK group reveals numbers for home and portable consoles for Hong Kong, Taiwan and South Korea.

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The best-selling games in Hong Kong, South Korea and Taiwan in 2012 have been announced, according to market research agency GFK group.

In Hong Kong, soccer title Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 was the best-selling game for last year, selling 50,500 units. This was followed by Kinect Adventures, One Piece: Pirate Warriors, Resident Evil 6, and Sleeping Dogs.

Demon-hunting and soccer seems to be on everyone's gaming priority in parts of Asia.
Demon-hunting and soccer seems to be on everyone's gaming priority in parts of Asia.

Over at South Korea and Taiwan, Diablo III was the consumer's choice. Diablo 3 raked in 364,200 copies in South Korea while the Taiwan managed to sell 132,900 copies of the PC title.

In related news, GFK group also revealed sales numbers for home (PS3, Xbox 360) and portable (3DS, PSP, PS Vita) consoles. For Hong Kong, sales units for home and portable systems were 161,100 and 138,800 respectively. South Korea's numbers were 245,700 home console units and 152,400 portable consoles, while Taiwan's numbers were 137,500 home consoles and 111,800 portable consoles.

The full top five software list for each of the regions are below from the month of January 2012 until December 2012 :

Hong Kong

Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 – 50,500
Kinect Adventures – 47,000
One Piece: Pirate Warriors – 44,800
Resident Evil 6 – 43,200
Sleeping Dogs – 29,600

South Korea

Diablo III – 364,200
Wii Sports Resort – 90,000
Just Dance 2 – 76,300
Kirby Mass Attack – 56,100

Taiwan

Diablo III – 132,900
One Piece: Pirate Warriors – 40,900
Kinect Sports: Season Two – 25,600
Resident Evil 6 – 24,300
Final Fantasy XIII-2

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