The latest 20 best-selling games in the world of all time 2020

Confused about choosing the latest game to play? Here, ApkVenue gives recommendations for the best and most popular games of all time from various platforms!

Try to count, how much time do you spend playing games every day? Surely that's a lot right?

His name is living in the digital era, playing games certainly cannot be separated from daily activities. In fact, it has become a separate job!

With so many people playing games every day, you can channel this hobby in a more fun way by playing the best-selling games in the world.

Why should you play the best selling game in the world? The answer is simple, because by playing games like this you won't have a shortage of friends or opponents to play with.

Complete List of Best Selling Games in the World

The era of game consoles has indeed started since the 1980s with the presence of classic games with gameplay addictive.

But there are also the latest games that have managed to squeeze into Top 50 best selling games in the world of all time.

In this article, ApkVenue has divided the list into 2 parts, namely: best selling game of 2020 as well as best selling game of all time.


Best Selling Game 2020 on All Platforms

The year 2020 is only halfway through, but the stock of the latest cool games is already mounting.

If you are confused about what game to play now, maybe the following 2020 best-selling games can be a really worthy recommendation for you to play.

Unfortunately, there is no exact number yet regarding the number of copies sold considering that 2020 is not yet fully completed.

1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is the latest sequel to the Call of Duty franchise which was released in October 2019.

This game is arguably a prequel as well as a reboot of the Modern Warfare series. Not only singleplayer, this best-selling online game also has an exciting multiplayer mode.

If you just want to play multiplayer battle royale mode, you can download for free Call of Duty: Warzone which is part of the content of this game.

DetailsCall of Duty: Modern Warfare
Release DateOctober 25, 2019
DeveloperInfinity Ward
GenreFirst-person shooter
PlatformsPC, PS4, XBOX One

2. Animal Crossing: New Horizons

You know, don't you know, why did the price of the Nintendo Switch during the pandemic soar up to 2x? The reason, what else if not Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

This game is part of Nintendo's legendary game series that has been around since the Nintendo 64 era in 2001. Switch prices have soared because this game was only released on that platform.

You can imagine, right, why this game can be included in the list? Funny graphics and exciting gameplay make this 2020 best-selling game a must play for Nintendo Switch owners.

DetailsAnimal Crossing: New Horizons
Release DateMarch 20, 2020
DeveloperNintendo, Nintendo Entertainment Planning & Development
GenreSocial simulation
PlatformsNintendo Switch

3. Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot

Dragon Ball is an anime and manga series from Japan that has millions of loyal fans around the world. Almost all games from this franchise sell very well in the market.

As well as with Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot, gang. This best open world game invites you to adventure as Goku and other characters in search of Dragon Ball and defeat the enemies.

Unlike other Dragon Ball games that focus on combat, Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot gives you the freedom to explore the world and grind to strengthen your character.

This new variation made Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot very popular, and is still widely played today.

DetailsDragon Ball Z: Kakarot
Release DateJanuary 16, 2020
PublisherBandai Namco Entertainment
GenreAction role-playing
PlatformsPS4, XBOX One, PC

4. NBA 2K20

If you are a basketball fan, you really have to play this number 4 best selling game in the world. NBA 2K20 is the 11th series of the franchise NBA 2K.

In this basketball game, you don't just play a team and fight other teams. You can create your own player and experience being a professional NBA player.

You can also go to Neighborhood to compete with other players online. The graphics and gameplay of NBA 2K20 are really great!

One of the best-selling games in the world of 2020 has gameplay and graphics that feel very realistic. No wonder so many people are willing to buy this game even though the price is quite high.

DetailsNBA 2K20
Release DateSeptember 6, 2019
DeveloperVisual Concepts
Publisher2K Sports
PlatformsPS4, XBOX One, PC, Nintendo Switch

5. MLB: The Show 2020

There is another sports game that made it to the list of best-selling games today. If NBA 2k20 is a basketball game, MLB: The Show 2020 is a baseball game, gang.

Similar to the NBA, in this game you can build your own character and make him a part of the Hall of Fame. The grinding system makes this game a semi-RPG.

Besides being able to be played offline multiplayer with friends, you can also create your own baseball team and take part in online competitions to reach the championship title.

DetailsMLB: The Show 2020
Release DateMarch 17, 2020
DeveloperSIE San Diego Studio
PublisherSony Interactive Entertainment

Next Best Selling Game 2020. . .

6. Grand Theft Auto V

This best open world game seems to never die, gang! Moreover, recently you can claim GTA V for free via Epic Game Store.

Grand Theft Auto V (GTA V) has millions of players around the world thanks to the presence of the GTA Online feature. This game made by Rockstar has become the most popular series in the GTA franchise.

Released in 2013, this game is available on various platform consoles and PCs. Because of its best-selling, this best-selling game will return to the PS5 console, you know.

Even though it's only on the 6th position on the list best selling game today, but GTA V managed to rank 3rd in the list best selling game of all time with total sales 130 million copies.

DetailsGTA V
Release Date17 September 2013
DeveloperRockstar North
PublisherRockstar Games
GenreAction-adventure, First-person shooter
PlatformsPlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows

7. Resident Evil 3 Remake

Which game from the Resident Evil series do you like the most? As for Jaka, I used to really like it Resident Evil 3, gang.

In 2020, Capcom re-released and remake this legendary game into Resident Evil 3 Remake which was released for PC, PS4, and XBOX One platforms.

Bringing the same plot and characters as well as total modifications to the graphic gameplay turned out to be successful in bringing back the name of this game so that it deserves to be included in the best-selling game 2020.

DetailsResident Evil 3 Remake
Release DateApril 3, 2020
GenreSurvival Horror
PlatformsPlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows

8. Madden NFL 20

Madden NFL 20 is an American Football-themed game released by EA in August 2019.

Maybe many of you are not familiar with this one game. Moreover, the popularity of the sport of American Football in Indonesia is far behind that of football and badminton.

Even so, sales of this game are selling well in the United States and beyond. Realistic gameplay and complete team license make this game the number 1 football game in the world.

DetailsMadden NFL 20
Release DateJune 14, 2019
DeveloperEA Tiburon
PublisherElectronic Arts
PlatformsPlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows

9. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe unlike many of the other games on this list that were released on multiple platforms to achieve fantastic sales figures.

This one game was released exclusively on the Nintendo Switch console like Animal Crossing. Even so, this game managed to rank 9 on this list, gang.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has similar gameplay to Crash Team Racing. Not only racing, you can also use items and weapons to beat your rivals.

DetailsMario Kart 8 Deluxe
Release DateApril 27, 2017
DeveloperNintendo EAD
GenreKart Racing
PlatformsNintendo Switch

10. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

For the first time in years, Electronic Arts received positive praise for the games they released.

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is an attempt at redemption from EA which has been heavily criticized for always releasing games with microtransaction irritating.

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order immediately became a prima donna because the story was really good, the graphics were the best, and the mechanics were very flexible.

DetailsStar Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
Release DateNovember 15, 2019
DeveloperRespawn Entertainment
PublisherElectronic Arts
PlatformsPS4, PC, XBOX One

The Best Selling Game of All Time

What game, anyway, is the most iconic in your opinion? One of the reasons why the game can get a legendary or iconic status is because of its very successful sales.

Even though it has been released for a very long time, this series of games still survives as the game with the most sales in history to date.

Below, ApkVenue has collected data on the best-selling games of all time based on the total game copies sold by publishers. Check it out!

1. Tetris - 490 Million Coffee

The best-selling game of all time at the first position seems to be timeless.

Tetris is currently the world's best-selling game of all time thanks to sales of 490 million copies. This figure is also expected to continue to grow.

Tetris, which was developed by Elektronorgtechnica, was first released in 1984. Until now, the Tetris game is available in various versions. platform, even became the best-selling mobile game in the world.

After stopped being developed by Elektronorgtechnica, Tetris is now being redeveloped by EA and present for more modern platforms.

Release DateJune 6, 1984
DeveloperElectronorgtechnica, Electronic Arts
PublisherHolobyte Spectrum

2. Minecraft - 200 Million Coffee

Next followed by Minecraft which occupies the second position with sales of 200 million copies worldwide until 2020.

When it was first released in November 2011, this best-selling online game was only developed by a developer named Markus "Notch" Person.

Minecraft is now available in various platform, start desktop, game consoles, mobile with different titles. There are also a lot of Minecraft spin-off games.

Release DateNovember 18, 2011
Publisherojang, Microsoft Studios, Sony Computer Entertainment
GenreSandbox Survival
PlatformsWindows, MacOS, Linux, PS, XBOX, Android, iOS, and many more

The Next Best Selling Game of All Time. . .

4. Wii Sports - 82.9 Million Copies

Actually, in the third position of the best-selling game of all time is occupied by GTA V with sales of 130 million copies. However, because it has been discussed above, we will go straight to the 4th position on this list, gang!

The fourth position on this list is Wii Sports which is quite unique to be able to enter the ranks of the best-selling games in the world.

Because with sales of more than 82 million copies, this game is in fact only available on one game platform only, namely the Nintendo Wii.

Wii Sports which was released in November 2006 achieved fantastic sales thanks to gameplay attractive. This game makes it easy for those of you who want to be healthy but lazy to exercise.

DetailsWii Sports
Release DateNovember 19, 2006
DeveloperNintendo EAD
PlatformsNintendo Wii

5. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - 60 Million Copy

The best-selling online game with the battle royale genre, which skyrocketed at the end of 2018, was successfully ranked fifth.

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) become one of the games with very rapid growth in purchases. The unique gameplay and cool graphics make this game sell well.

Even 3 years since its release, PUBG has now managed to sell 60 million copies worldwide. Moreover, now PUBG is available on various platforms including Android.

Release DateDecember 20, 2017
DeveloperPUBG Corporation
PublisherPUBG Corporation
GenreBattle royale
PlatformsWindows, Xbox One, Android, iOS, PlayStation 4

6. Super Mario Bros. - 48.2 Million Coffee

Who doesn't know this Italian red hat plumber character?

Iconic game Super Mario Bros. successfully achieved sales of 48.1 million copies and entered into one of the list of best-selling games of all time.

Released in 1985, Super Mario Bros. recorded fantastic sales for games running on Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) consoles.

DetailsSuper Mario Bros.
Release DateSeptember 13, 1985
DeveloperNintendo Creative Department
PlatformsNintendo Entertainment System

7. Pokemon Red/Blue/Yellow - 47.5 Million Coffee

The next position is filled with a draw Pokemon Red, Green and Blue developed by Game Freak and published by Nintendo specifically for the Game Boy console.

The best-selling game series of all time, which was first released in February 1996, has successfully sold more than 47.5 million copies to date.

With simple graphics and system role-play, you are asked to explore Kanto with Ash / Satoshi, the main character in the Pokemon series.

DetailsPokemon Red/Blue/Yellow
Release DateFebruary 27, 1996
DeveloperGame Freak
PlatformsGame Boy

8. Wii Fit - 48.3 Million Copies

Wii Fit is a game that will force you to exercise. This game will give you a guide to exercise without getting bored.

This one game managed to be ranked 8th in the list of the best-selling games of all time by selling more than 43.8 million copies around the world.

It seems that many people buy Wii Fit because they want to live a healthy life but are lazy to do complicated exercise and have to leave the house.

DetailsWii Fit
Release DateDecember 1, 2007
DeveloperNintendo EAD

9. PacMan - 39 Million Coffee

Who would have thought that only a few modern games were able to surpass the record PacMan as one of the games with the most number of players in the world.

Yup, PacMan released by arcade game company Namco it managed to steal the attention of millions when it surfaced in 1980.

This game was later recycled for modern consoles. Unfortunately, the sales were not able to approach the sales of this former number 1 game which reached 39 million copies.

Release DateJune 1980
PublisherNamco, Midway Games

10. Mario Kart Wii - 37.3 Million Copies

Occupying 10th position, Mario's character again made a name on the list of best-selling games with Mario Kart Wii with worldwide sales of up to 37.3 million copies.

This time Mario doesn't destroy bricks and fights mushrooms guys. You will be taken to the world of car racing with Mario world characters in it.

Yes, it's a combination of Need for Speed ​​and Mario game characters!

DetailsMario Kart Wii
Release DateApril 10, 2008
DeveloperNintendo EAD
PlatformsNintendo Wii

List of the Best Selling Games of All Time (Rank 11 to 20)!

Surely you are not satisfied, don't you, see the list of best-selling games in the world of all time above? Don't worry, Jaka will add it so you can see up to the 20th rank. Check it out!

No.Game TitleTotal Sales (coffee)
11Mario Kart 8 / Deluxe33,220,000
12Wii Sports Resort33,130,000
13Red Dead Redemption 231,000,000
14New Super Mario Bros.30,800,000
16New Super Mario Bros. Wii30,300,000
17The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim30,000,000
18Diablo III and Reaper of Souls30,000,000
19Pokmon Gold / Silver / Crystal29.490.000
20Duck Hunt28.300.000

So that's the lineup of the 20 best-selling games of all time and the best-selling games of 2020 that you should play.

They can get the title as the best-selling game not without reason. Gameplay The attractive and captivating graphics of these games make them firmly established as the best-selling games.

Indeed, Nintendo's big name has successfully captured the fans' day with gameplay special and unique. What do you think? Come on share your opinion in the comments column below!

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