Top 15 Best-selling video games of all time

Top 15 best selling video games of all time -

Video games are big business and though their artistic merit is what appeals to us as gamers.

A well-selling game can not only set a studio in good stead for their next game, but it also cements its position in popular culture.

Top 15 Best-Selling Video Games of all Time

Here's is the list of the top 15 best-selling video games of all time.

15) GTA San Andreas ( 27.5 Million Sales ) 

Grand Theft Auto San Andreas is 15th on the list with 27,500,000 sales. GTA San Andreas was released on December 2, 2006, and it is available on almost all the platforms like Windows, Android, IOS, Mac, PS2, PS3, PS4. It is one of the most loved Rockstar games.

14) WII Play ( 28 Million Sales )

Wii Play is 14th on the list with 28,020,000 sales. Wii Play is a party video game developed and published by Nintendo for the WII consoles.

13) Duck Hunt ( 28.3 Million Sale )

Duck Hunt is 13th on the list with 28,300,000 sales. Duck hunt is a 1984 light gun shooter video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) video game console.

12) The elder scrolls v: Skyrim ( 30M Sale) 

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is 12th on the list with 30,000,000 sales. It is an action role-playing video game developed by Bethesda Game Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks.

It is the fifth main installment in The Elder Scrolls series, following The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, and was released worldwide for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 on November 11, 2011.

11) New Super Mario Bros Wii ( 30.2M Sales )

New Super Mario Bros is 11th on the list with 30,220,000 sales. It is a 2D side-scrolling platform video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Wii.

It is a sequel to New Super Mario Bros. for the Nintendo DS and a part of the New Super Mario Bros. series. It was released in 2009. A high-definition remastered port for the Nvidia Shield TV.

10) New Super Mario Bros ( 30.8 Million sales) 

It is 10th on the list with 30,800,000 sales. Nintendo’s reboot of the original Super Mario Bros. launched for Nintendo DS in 2006.

The game took many of the elements and concepts from the original, updating them for the mid-2000 generation and making use of new technology like the DS touch screen.

9) Wii Sports resort ( 33 Million sale )


It's 9th on the list with 33,090,000 sales. famous for, well, overzealous Wii remote swings causing all kinds of injury and destruction.

While the series is known for using motion controls to play sports mini-games, this was the first title that introduced the Wii Remote Plus, meaning you had a lot more accuracy when it came to swinging your sword around.

8) Mario Kart Wii ( 37.1 Million sales )

Mario Kart is 8th on the list with 37,140,000 sales. Mario Kart Wii brought the iconic racing game to the console guaranteeing over 37 million copies were sold since release in 2008.

The inclusion of the Wii Wheel was also instrumental in offering a different, yet popular, take on the classic with more intuitive controls.

7) Super Mario Bros ( 40.2 Million Sale )

Super Mario Bros are 7th on the list with 40,240,000 sales. Mario! It comes as no surprise that the second entry in the Mario Bros. franchise is on the list of best-selling games. Super Mario Bros.

The side-scrolling platformer held the title of the best-selling game of all time for 20 years and paved the way for the Italian plumber and his brother to stay in the hearts of kids around the world.

6) Pokemon Red and Blue ( 45M Sales )

Pokemon is 6th on the list with 45,000,000 sales. Pokemon Red and Blue was the first game in the series and the fuse igniting a worldwide craze for the franchise that survives to this day.

Pokemon is everywhere from the physical card games, TV series, and plushies, and we’ve got Pokemon Red and Blue to thank for this. No wonder the game has sold so well.

5) PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds ( 50M Sales )

PUBG is 5th on the list with 50,000,000 sales. The first Battle Royale to really make it big, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has sold upwards of 50 million copies as PUBG Corp. confirmed last month.

PUBG remains the most played game on Steam. Its popularity in China is also sure to guarantee more sales to come.

4) WII Sports ( 82.8 Million Sale )

Wii sports is 4th on the list with 82,860,000 sales. Nintendo succeeded in marketing the Wii as a family console, for the more casual gamer and consequently many games for the platform sold incredibly well, none better than Wii Sports.

The game sold a cumulative 83 million copies across all platforms, and heralded a revolution in how video games were played from a physical point of view.

3) Grand Theft Auto 5 ( 100 Million Sales )

Grand Theft Auto 5 is 3rd on the list with 100,000,000 sales. Rockstar's seminal fifth entry in the Grand Theft Auto series has marked this generation of consoles as the premier open-world gangster title.

While Grand Theft Auto V gave its fan base all of the street violence the series is known for, it also introduced Grand Theft Auto Online

The online mode allows up to 30 players to roam the streets of San Andreas and compete in challenges against each other.

The question is when can we expect Grand Theft Auto 6.

2) Minecraft ( 154 Million Sales )

 Minecraft is 2nd on the list with 154,000,000 sales.

The game has come a long way. It has integrated multiple gameplay modes, from the familiar survival and ridiculous creative modes to a fun spectator mode.

It’s really no surprise how Minecraft has received so much praise from critics and has won numerous awards since its release.

Clones, parodies, adaptations, and merchandise have consistently grown the title’s popularity.

1) Tetris ( 170 Millions Sales )

And Tetris is the most selling video game of all time, is number 1 on the list with 170,000,000 sales.

The best-selling video game is the oldest game on the list. Tetris is the most iconic puzzle game of them all, forcing the player to micro-manage falling colored blocks and avoid getting overwhelmed and losing. Tetris is by far the most sold game ever.

The fact it was first put on sale over three decades ago helps, but its longevity is rooted in the replayability on offer and is an homage to how a simple, effective gameplay loop can be key to success.

Note: The list is keep updating, you can check out this Best-Selling Video Games of all the times to stay up to date,

So these are the list of the most selling video games of all time.