Every week the Belgian Video Games Federation (VGFB) brings us a list of the top 5 best-selling games in Belgium.
In the third week of 2024, newcomer The Last of Us: Part II Remastered will be available. An updated version of The Last of Us: Part II was released in 2020 for the PlayStation 4. The Remastered version is available exclusively on the PlayStation 5 and comes with improved graphics, better performance at a consistent 60 frames per second, support for DualSense features, the ability to play deleted levels, and developer commentary on The vision and thought of each level and a brand new survival mode called No Return. Best of all, you can only upgrade for $9.99 if you already own The Last of Us: Part II on PS4.
EA Sports FC 24 should settle into second place in our top 5 games this week, and according to EA, EA Sports FC 24 has 20% of the player population completely new, so they have no hold up. Game from FIFA 23. EA Sports FC 24 is the beginning of a new chapter for Electronic Arts after separating from FIFA. EA Sports FC features over 30 leagues, over 700 teams, and over 19,000 licensed footballers. Realism and physics just got better this year with HypermotionV, which uses data from over 180 footballers. In the summer of 2024, EA Sports will receive FC 24, a free update for EURO 2024.
There’s also a newcomer in third place, the 2D action platformer Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown. In this game you are not a prince, but an elite soldier. You must save the prince otherwise the city of Persia is in great danger. This game has been very well received by the international media and gaming community. Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown combines beautiful visuals, smooth gameplay, and level design that many consider as good as the best Metroidvania games ever made.
Shooting game Call of Duty Modern Warfare III ranked fourth among the best-selling games last week. This shooter was made to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the franchise. The game has a single-player campaign and is a continuation of the story of Call of Duty Modern Warfare II from 2022. In addition, there is a large zombie survival mode and a traditional multiplayer mode where 16 fan-favorite maps from Modern Warfare 2 have been polished for this. the game .
Finally, taking the top 5 spot in the top 5 is GTA V, a game that is now 10 years old and has come very close to selling 200 million copies. GTA V is the best-selling premium game of all time, and no other full-priced game comes close to the success of GTA V. The reveal of GTA 6 undoubtedly boosted GTA V’s sales numbers.
You can purchase EA Sports FC 24 here. (Note, there is no way to upgrade the PS4 or Xbox One version to the next-gen version.)