GameSpot may receive revenue from affiliate and advertising partnerships for sharing this content and from purchases through links.

Just Dance 3 sells 7 million, series climbs to 25M

Ubisoft announces new sales figures for its popular dancing game franchise, reveals that gamers spend 23 million minutes playing Just Dance 3 every day.


Yesterday, the NPD revealed that Just Dance 3 was the second best-selling game of 2011, beat only by Activision's shooter behemoth Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. Today, Ubisoft shed additional light on its dance game's success, announcing Just Dance 3 has sold 7 million units since debuting in October.

Only Modern Warfare 3 outsold Just Dance 3 in 2011.
Only Modern Warfare 3 outsold Just Dance 3 in 2011.

In addition, Ubisoft announced that the Just Dance franchise has now sold 25 million units globally. Titles included in this figure include Just Dance 3, Just Dance 2, Just Dance, Just Dance Summer Party, Just Dance 2: Extra Songs, Just Dance Kids, and Just Dance Kids 2.

Ubisoft also revealed just how much time gamers spend cutting up the living room rug playing Just Dance 3. According to the publisher's figures, gamers spend 23 million minutes per day playing the game, dancing to upwards of 7.5 million songs.

While Just Dance has performed well in the United States and Europe, the franchise is also succeeding in Japan and Korea. According to Ubisoft, Just Dance games have sold over 500,000 units in both regions.

For more on the most recent entry in the Just Dance franchise, check out GameSpot's review of Just Dance 3.

Got a news tip or want to contact us directly? Email

Join the conversation
There are 31 comments about this story