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A list of best-selling video games of 2018, in terms of both software sales figures and gross revenue figures.

Best-selling gamesEdit

See also: List of best-selling video games
Title Sales
(million units)
Source(s)
United Kingdom Red Dead Redemption 2 23 [1]
Japan Monster Hunter World 13.3 [2]
Japan Super Smash Bros. Ultimate 12.08 [3]
Japan Pokémon: Let's Go 10 [3]
United States Spider-Man 9 [4]
United States Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 8.3 [5]
Japan Super Mario Party 5.3 [3][6]
Canada Far Cry 5 5 [7]
United States God of War 5 [8]
Denmark Hitman 2 5 [9]
United States Subnautica 5 [9]
Czech Republic DayZ 4 [10]
Japan Dragon Ball FighterZ 3.5 [11]
Japan Mario Tennis Aces 2.53 [3]
Romania FIFA 19 2.5 [12]
Japan Kirby Star Allies 2.42 [3]
United Kingdom Sea of Thieves 2 [13]
United Kingdom Rust 2 [9]
Canada The Forest 2 [9]
Sweden Warhammer: Vermintide 2 2 [9]
Czech Republic DayZ 2 [9]
China Scroll of Taiwu 2 [9]
Japan Kirby: Star Allies 1.26 [3]
Japan Octopath Traveler 1 [6]
Sweden A Way Out 1 [14]
France Dead Cells 1 [9]
Canada RimWorld 1 [9]
Poland Frostpunk 1 [9]
Czech Republic Kingdom Come: Deliverance 1 [9]
United States Artifact 1 [9]
Canada Assassin's Creed Odyssey 1 [9]
Croatia Scum 1 [9]

Highest-grossing gamesEdit

See also: List of highest-grossing video games
Title Gross revenue
(million US$)
Source(s)
United States Fortnite 2400 [15]
China Arena of Valor / Honor of Kings 2000 [16]
South Korea Dungeon Fighter Online 1500 [15]
United States League of Legends 1400 [15]
Japan Pokémon Go 1300 [15]
South Korea CrossFire 1300 [15]
Japan Fate/Grand Order 1202 [17][18]
Japan Monster Strike 1161 [17]
South Korea PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds 1128 [n 1]
United Kingdom Candy Crush Saga 1100 [15]
United States Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 1000 [20]
United Kingdom Red Dead Redemption 2 1000 [21]
Japan Monster Hunter World 962 [n 2]
Finland Clash Royale 900 [15]
Romania FIFA 18 790 [15]
China Knives Out 752 [17][29]
Japan Super Smash Bros. Ultimate 725 [3][30]
United Kingdom Grand Theft Auto V 628 [15]
Japan Puzzle & Dragons 624 [17]
Japan Pokémon: Let's Go 600 [12]
Japan Dragon Ball Z: Dokkan Battle 595 [31][18]
Finland Clash of Clans 567 [32]
United States Spider-Man 540 [4][33]
United States Call of Duty: WWII 506 [15]
Romania FIFA 19 482 [15]
United States Fortnite 455 [19]
United Kingdom Candy Crush Soda Saga 443 [34]
Singapore Lords Mobile 441 [35]
Canada Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege 440 [15]
United States Overwatch 429 [15]
Canada Far Cry 5 310 [36]
Japan Granblue Fantasy 302 [17]
United States God of War 300 [n 3]
Denmark Hitman 2 300 [9]
Japan Jikkyō Powerful Pro Yakyū 270 [17]
Japan LINE: Disney Tsum Tsum 260 [17]
Japan Sengoku Enbu: KIZNA 249 [17]
Japan Dragon Ball FighterZ 240 [37]
India Garena Free Fire 232 [38][39]
Japan Fire Emblem Heroes 230 [40]
Japan Professional Baseball Spirits A 226 [17]
Japan The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls: Starlight Stage 201 [17]
Japan BanG Dream! Girls Band Party! 197 [17]
Japan White Cat Project 190 [17]
South Korea Lineage 2: Revolution (Japan only) 176 [17]
Finland Hay Day 175 [32]
United Kingdom Rust 175 [9]
United States Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes 152 [41]
Japan Winning Eleven 2018 140 [17]
Czech Republic DayZ 140 [10][42]
Japan Dragon Quest of the Stars 139 [17]
South Korea Lineage (as of September 2018) 136 [43]
Japan LINE PokoPoko 136 [17]
Japan SINoALICE 125 [17]
United Kingdom Sea of Thieves 120 [n 4]
Japan Final Fantasy XV: A New Empire (Japan only) 119 [17]

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
    • Premium - $1.028 billion[15]
    • PUBG Mobile - $100 million[19]
  2. Monster Hunter World sales revenue – 13.3 million units[2]
    • Japan – 2.9 million units[22] at ¥9698[23] = ¥28,124.2 million ($251 million)
    • Other – 10.4 million units at $68.33 average = $711 million
      • Europe – €54.99[24] = $68[25]
      • United Kingdom – £54.99[26] = $77[27]
      • United States – $59.99[28]
  3. 5 million units,[8] $59.99 price
  4. 2 million units,[13] $59.99 price


ReferencesEdit

  1. https://www.forbes.com/sites/brianmazique/2019/02/06/red-dead-redemption-2-sold-more-than-23-million-copies-so-how-did-take-twos-stock-price-drop/
  2. 2.0 2.1 Monster Hunter
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 https://www.nintendo.co.jp/ir/en/finance/software/index.html
  4. 4.0 4.1 http://www.pushsquare.com/news/2019/01/spider-man_ps4_has_sold_more_than_9_million_copies_worldwide_says_sony
  5. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-10-18/activision-slips-as-call-of-duty-launch-sales-may-disappoint
  6. 6.0 6.1 Nintendo Co., Ltd. (31 October 2018). Six Months Financial Results Briefing for Fiscal Year Ended March 2019. Retrieved on 31 October 2018.
  7. https://comicbook.com/gaming/2018/04/06/far-cry-5-sells-5-million-copies-ps4-pc-xbox/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Arif, Shabana (May 25, 2018). God of War Sales Top 5 Million in the First Month.
  9. 9.00 9.01 9.02 9.03 9.04 9.05 9.06 9.07 9.08 9.09 9.10 9.11 9.12 9.13 9.14 9.15 https://steamspy.com/year/2018
  10. 10.0 10.1 https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-11-16-dayz-reaches-4-million-units-sold
  11. https://gematsu.com/2018/10/dragon-ball-fighterz-shipments-and-digital-sales-top-3-5-million
  12. 12.0 12.1 Pokémon
  13. 13.0 13.1 http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2018/03/28/microsoft-touts-sea-of-thieves-sales.aspx
  14. http://www.playstationlifestyle.net/2018/04/13/a-way-out-sales-cross-a-million-units/
  15. 15.00 15.01 15.02 15.03 15.04 15.05 15.06 15.07 15.08 15.09 15.10 15.11 15.12 15.13 https://www.superdataresearch.com/market-data/market-brief-year-in-review/
  16. https://sensortower.com/blog/honor-of-kings-revenue-2018
  17. 17.00 17.01 17.02 17.03 17.04 17.05 17.06 17.07 17.08 17.09 17.10 17.11 17.12 17.13 17.14 17.15 17.16 17.17 http://game-i.daa.jp/?2018%E5%B9%B4%E3%82%A2%E3%83%97%E3%83%AA%E5%8F%8E%E7%9B%8A%E4%BA%88%E6%B8%AC
  18. 18.0 18.1 http://jp.mobileindex.com/report/report_view.asp?s=55
  19. 19.0 19.1 https://sensortower.com/blog/fortnite-mobile-revenue-2018
  20. https://www.foxsportsasia.com/esports/callofduty/982991/call-of-duty-black-ops-4-makes-over-1-billion-in-under-a-month-to-become-best-selling-game-of-2018/
  21. https://news.yahoo.com/red-dead-redemption-2-now-195425033.html
  22. Monster Hunter: World – Global Game Business Summit Presentation (TGS2018) (September 21, 2018). Retrieved on September 23, 2018.
  23. https://www.famitsu.com/cominy/?m=pc&a=page_h_title&title_id=34864
  24. https://www.smythstoys.com/ie/en-ie/video-games-and-tablets/xbox-one/xbox-one-games/monster-hunter-world-xbox-one/p/161355
  25. http://fxtop.com/en/historical-exchange-rates.php?A=54.99&C1=EUR&C2=USD&MA=1&DD1=01&MM1=01&YYYY1=2018&B=1&P=&I=1&DD2=31&MM2=03&YYYY2=2018
  26. https://www.bullring.co.uk/shoponline/product/ae0f761fad36/monster-hunter-world-xbox-game
  27. http://fxtop.com/en/historical-exchange-rates.php?A=54.99&C1=GBP&C2=USD&MA=1&DD1=01&MM1=02&YYYY1=2018&B=1&P=&I=1&DD2=31&MM2=03&YYYY2=2018
  28. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/p/monster-hunter-world/bng91pt95lqn
  29. https://sensortower.com/blog/knives-out-revenue-2018
  30. https://smashbros.nintendo.com/buy/
  31. http://jp.mobileindex.com/report/report_view.asp?s=68
  32. 32.0 32.1 https://sensortower.com/blog/supercell-revenue-2018
  33. Blumenthal, Eli (September 20, 2018). Marvel's 'Spider-Man' for PlayStation 4 swings to a record-breaking opening. Retrieved on September 20, 2018.
  34. https://www.gamespot.com/articles/heres-how-much-money-candy-crush-makes-compared-to/1100-6464305/
  35. https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-12-17-gamesindustry-biz-presents-the-year-in-numbers-2018
  36. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/ubisofts-far-cry-5-first-week-sales-top-310-million-1112816
  37. Dragon Ball
  38. https://sensortower.com/news-feed/battle-royale-title-free-fire-from-garena-nets-its-first-10-million-on-ios/5c04aa2d7193b65bb50ef3a9
  39. https://sensortower.com/android/US/garena-international-i-private-limited/app/garena-free-fire-winterlands/com.dts.freefireth/overview
  40. https://sensortower.com/blog/nintendo-mobile-revenue-2018
  41. https://www.reddit.com/r/SWGalaxyOfHeroes/comments/ae5p8x/estimated_swgoh_sales_for_2018_152_million/
  42. https://steamspy.com/app/221100
  43. http://global.ncsoft.com/global/ir/earnings.aspx
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