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Top 10 Best Selling Video Games of all time

Top selling video games

By MA KhalidPublished about a year ago 4 min read
Top 10 Best Selling Video Games of all time
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When it comes to video games, there are countless titles available to play. From classic hits to new releases, it can be overwhelming trying to find the best ones. That’s why we’ve put together this list of the top 10 best selling video games of all time.

These best-sellers have something for everyone, whether you like RPGs, shooters, or platformers. Continue reading to find out what makes each one so popular and why they are still beloved by gamers everywhere.

1. Minecraft (238 Million)

Minecraft is a video game that was released in 2011. The game has been described as a “sandbox game” in which players can build, explore, and fight mobs. The game has sold more than 238 million copies, making it one of the best-selling video games of all time.

2. Grand Theft Auto V (170 Million)

One of the best-selling video games of all time is Grand Theft Auto V. It was released in 2013 and has sold over 90 million copies since then. The game takes place in the fictional state of San Andreas and revolves around three main characters: Michael, Trevor, and Franklin.

The game’s open-world design lets players roam freely around the map. There are many side missions and activities to do in addition to the main story missions. Grand Theft Auto V also features online multiplayer mode called GTA Online.

3. Tetris (EA) (100 Million)

Alexey Pajitnov created and programmed Tetris, a tile-matching puzzle video game, in the Soviet Union. On June 6, 1984, he was working for the Dorodnicyn Computing Centre of the Academy of Science of the USSR in Moscow when it was released.

Tetris gained popularity in the West after Spectrum HoloByte ported it to Western personal computers such as the Commodore 64 in 1987. Several companies have published the game, most notably EA, which released a successful version for iOS devices in 2009.

4. Wii Sports (82.9 Million)

One of the best-selling video games of all time was Wii Sports. It was released by Nintendo in 2006 and quickly became a classic. Tennis, baseball, bowling, golf, and boxing were among the five sports featured in the game. Each sport had its own distinct gameplay that utilized the Wii Remote controller. Wii Sports was a huge success, spawning a slew of sequels and spin-offs.

5. PUBG: Battlegrounds (75 Million)

As one of the top best selling video games, PUBG: Battlegrounds is a playerunknown’s battlegrounds game that has sold over fifty million copies. The game was released in 2017 and continues to be updated with new content. The game is played on a large map with up to one hundred players. The objective of the game is to be the last person standing. The game has received positive reviews from critics and has been praised for its mechanics and gameplay.

6. Super Mario Bros. (58 Million)

Super Mario Bros is a 1985 platform video game developed by Nintendo and published for the Nintendo Entertainment System as a follow-up to Mario Bros. Shigeru Miyamoto invented it. The game has been ported to a variety of other platforms, spawning a franchise of related games and products.

The plot of Super Mario Bros. revolves around Mario rescuing Princess Toadstool (later renamed Princess Peach) of the Mushroom Kingdom from the Koopas' king, Bowser. The two main gameplay modes are single-player, in which the player controls both Mario and Luigi, and multiplayer, in which one or two players control each character. Both modes make use of a side-scrolling view.

7. Mario Kart 8 / Deluxe (57 Million)

Since its release in 2014, Mario Kart 8 has become one of the best-selling games of all time. The game features a variety of new tracks and characters, as well as enhanced graphics and gameplay mechanics. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, released in 2017, is an updated version of the game that includes all of the original content, plus additional tracks, characters, and features.

8. Red Dead Redemption 2 (46 Million)

Red Dead Redemption 2 is one of the top best selling video games. It is an action-adventure game that was released in 2018. The game is set in the American Old West and follows the story of Arthur Morgan, a member of the Dutch van der Linde gang.

9. Terraria (44.5 Million)

Re-Logic created the video game Terraria. It debuted on May 16, 2011, and has since been ported to a variety of consoles and mobile devices. In a procedurally generated 2D world, players can engage in exploration, crafting, construction, and combat with a variety of creatures.

10. Pokémon Red / Green / Blue / Yellow (33 million)

Pokémon Red, Green, Blue, and Yellow are the best selling video games of all time. These games were originally released in Japan in 1996 and later released in North America in 1998. Pokémon Red and Blue were the first Pokémon games to be released outside of Japan.

Pokémon Red, Green, Blue, and Yellow's success laid the groundwork for an incredibly popular franchise that is still going strong today. The Pokémon franchise has spawned numerous spin-off games, anime series, movies, toys, and other merchandise. Without a doubt, Pokémon is one of the most popular video game franchises of all time.

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