Best Selling Video Games for 10 Different Consoles

May 26, 2012 Naster Rawal 0 Comments

10. PS3’s Gran Turismo 5

Gran Turismo 5 (GT5) for PS3 sold 6.37 million copies across the globe. This is the most selling game for PS3, a gaming console launched by Sony on November 11, 2006. Since then Gran Turismo 5 has been the most selling game for the console. This is the 5th version of GT and was launched on November 24, 2010. GT is a racing game which offers various options including World Rally Championship, NASCAR and Super GT. Over 1,000 cars, 26 different locations, and 71 different tracks are available in the game along with the featured night driving part.

9. Atari’s Pac-Man

Atari 2600 was released in October 1977, making itself one of the oldest gaming consoles sold commercially. Atari 2600 brought the concept of making plug and play games for the consoles in which we can plug in a cartridge and it would have the game coded on it, just like we use CDs for playing games nowadays. Pacman is the most sold game for Atari. Above 7 million copies of the games have been sold to date only for the console of Atari. Pacman is still loved equally by the children and the grownups.

8. Xbox’s Halo 2

Xbox is the 6th generation gaming console released in November 15, 2001. The creator of Xbox is the very famous Microsoft which stepped into the gaming world with this being its first product. Halo 2 is FPS (First person shooter) game which was released on November 05, 2004. Halo 2 is the second installment of the game Halo released in 2001. The game is based on a human and alien fight in which the main character of the game can use human and alien weaponry along with different vehicles as he progresses through the game. 8 million copies of Halo 2 have been sold till now.

7. Xbox 360’s Call of Duty: Black Ops

Microsoft Xbox 360 is the predecessor of Microsoft Xbox and was launched on February 2003 and is equipped with much more heavy hardware which can fulfill any game’s requirement of present day. Till now 55 million copies of the console have been sold. Call of Duty: Black Ops is the most selling game of this console which was launched as late as November 09, 2010 and within only the first 24 hours, the game had sold 7 million copies. In total, the sales are above 12 million and rising by the day. The game is the seventh installment of the COD (Call of duty) line. Graphics wise, this game is said to have the best one ever in FPS genre.

6. PC’s The Sims

The computers that we use in our daily lives were not exactly built for gaming  but since 1990’s there have been a major development in this field as well. The Sims is the most sold game on PC platform. The total shipped volumes are considered to be around 16 million in number. The game is basically a strategic life simulation game and was released first on February 04, 2000. Just in 2 years, the game had sold around 6.5 million copies. Sims has won many awards including the game of the year award back in 2000

5. PS2’s Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

Sony Play Station 2, termed commonly as PS2, is second in the line in the Sony Play Station series and was first launched in March 2000. The PS2 is the best selling console having sold over 150 million units. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (abbreviated as GTA: SA) is an open world action game and was originally released in October 2004 and has sold 17.33 million copies. The unique fact about the game is that as the game progresses, the player gets points for everything he does. Be it driving, running, shooting, the points are earned which add to the skills.

4. Sega Mega Drive/Genesis’s Sonic the Hedgehog

Sega Mega Drive was launched in 1988 in Japan and after a year in America, it was launched by the name of Genesis. Sonic was launched for Sega/Genesis platform in 1991. Sonic is a 2D game in which a blue hedgehog jumps around and collects rings and fights against an evil scientist. 19 million copies of the games have been sold.

3. Nintendo’s Super Mario Bros.

Nintendo Entertainment System was released in 1985. Among many games, Super Mario Bros is the most sold game of Nintendo. A total of 40.24 million copies have been sold for the game. Almost all of us would have played this game in which Mario jumps around, collecting coins and stepping on the walking mushrooms and turtles in his quest to set the princess free from the evil dragon.

2. Wii’s Wii Sports

Wii is a Nintendo’s product launched in November 2006. The games for this platform mainly use the motion sensors and produce a movement on the game by detecting the movement of the human body. Ideal for many sports’ simulation, Wii Sports have sold as much as (76.76 million copies. A player can use a Wii remote to mimic actions to perform.

1. Mobile Phone’s Tetris

A game of blocks in which we have to set different shapes of blocks in such a way that no empty slot is left in a row. Completing a row disappears it and hence space is created for more blocks to come. Tetris has been made for almost every console by various developers. Only on mobile devices, the game has sold a 100 million+ copies. The game was first made in 1984.

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