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A list of best-selling video games of 2017, 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)
South Korea PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds 40 [1]
United States Call of Duty: WWII 20.62 [2]
Japan Super Mario Odyssey 10.41 [3]
Romania FIFA 18 10.01 [4]
Japan Mario Kart 8 Deluxe 9.22 [3]
Sweden Star Wars Battlefront II 9 [5]
Japan The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 8.48 [6]
Netherlands Horizon: Zero Dawn 7.6 [7][8]
Japan Pokémon Ultra Sun / Ultra Moon 7.51 [3]
United States Overwatch 6.37 [n 1]
United States NBA 2K18 6 [11]
United States Ark: Survival Evolved 5.5 [12]
Japan Splatoon 2 6.02 [3]
Japan Resident Evil 7: Biohazard 5.1 [13]
South Korea Black Desert Online 4.43 [n 2]
Japan Dragon Quest XI: Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete 3.12 [17]
Japan Nier: Automata 3 [18]
Canada Assassin's Creed Origins 2.51 [n 3]
United States Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy 2.5 [21]
Japan 1-2 Switch 2.29 [3]
Japan Persona 5 2.2 [22]
Japan Monster Hunter XX 2.15 [23]
United States Destiny 2 2.04 [24]
Canada Cuphead 2 [25]
United States Homefront 1.88 [26]
Japan Arms 1.85 [3]
Japan Mario Kart 7 1.54 [27]
Netherlands Kingdom: Classic 1.46 [26]
Japan Xenoblade Chronicles 2 1.31 [3]
Poland Layers of Fear 1.31 [26]
Japan Kirby Star Allies 1.26 [3]
France Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands 1.2 [28]
Belgium Divinity: Original Sin 2 1.19 [29]
Japan New Super Mario Bros. 2 1.16 [27]
Denmark Limbo 1.17 [30]
Japan Dark Souls III 1.1 [31]
United States Brütal Legend 1.08 [26]
Sweden Sanctum 2 1.06 [26]
Japan Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite 1 [13]
Japan Nioh 1 [32]

Highest-grossing gamesEdit

See also: List of highest-grossing video games
Title Gross revenue
(million US$)
Source(s)
China Arena of Valor 3000 [33]
United States League of Legends 2100 [9]
South Korea Dungeon Fighter Online 1600 [9]
China Fantasy Westward Journey 1500 [34]
South Korea CrossFire 1400 [9]
Japan Monster Strike 1300 [34]
South Korea PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds 1200 [n 4]
Finland Clash Royale 1200 [34]
Finland Clash of Clans 1200 [34]
South Korea Lineage 1175 [n 5]
Japan Pokémon Sun / Moon 1171 [n 6]
Japan Pokémon Go 1050 [n 7]
United States Call of Duty: WWII 1000 [48]
Japan Fate/Grand Order 982 [34]
United Kingdom Candy Crush Saga 910 [34]
China A Chinese Ghost Story 860 [34]
Japan Super Mario Odyssey 651.21 [n 8]
United Kingdom Grand Theft Auto V 639 [9]
Japan The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 602.3 [n 9]
Japan Puzzle & Dragons 600 [61]
Japan Mario Kart 8 Deluxe 577.3 [n 10]
United States Destiny 2 547 [9]
Sweden Star Wars Battlefront II 540 [n 11]
United States World of Warcraft 472 [67]
Cyprus World of Tanks 471 [9]
Netherlands Horizon: Zero Dawn 456 [68]
Sweden Battlefield 1 414 [9]
Romania FIFA 17 409 [9]
United States Dota 2 406 [9]
United States Overwatch 382 [9]
Japan Splatoon 2 375 [n 12]
United States NBA 2K18 360 [n 13]
Japan Resident Evil 7: Biohazard 345.2 [74]
United States Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 341 [9]
Romania FIFA 18 324 [9]
United States Roblox 310 [9]
South Korea Black Desert Online 300 [75][76]
Japan Fire Emblem Heroes 295 [77]
South Korea MapleStory 279 [9]
Japan Final Fantasy XIV and Dragon Quest X 275 [78]
United States Call of Duty: Black Ops III 248 [9]
Japan Dragon Quest XI: Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete 231.1 [n 14]
France Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands 221 [9]
United States Hearthstone 217 [9]
United States Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare 201 [9]
Japan Nier: Automata 191.3 [n 15]
South Korea Blade & Soul 178 [9]
Canada Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege 172 [9]
United States Ark: Survival Evolved 165 [n 16]
Canada Assassin's Creed Origins 164.4 [n 17]
South Korea FIFA Online 3 163 [9]
Japan Persona 5 156.4 [n 18]
Japan Final Fantasy XV 130 [n 19]
Japan 1-2 Switch 121 [n 20]
United States Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy 100 [106]

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. Overwatch – $382 million revenue[9] at $59.99 price[10]
  2. Black Desert Online:
    • Paid subscribers in North America & Europe up until March 2017 – 3.4 million[14]
    • Steam sales during May–December 2017 – 1,030,213[15][16]
  3. Assassin's Creed Origins
    • Week 1 – 1,506,819[19]
    • Steam – 1,000,000[20]
  4. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds – 40 million units at $30[35]
  5. Lineage:
  6. Pokémon Sun & Moon
    • Pokémon Sun & Moon – 14.95 million units[4] at average $53.73 price = $803.3 million
    • Pokémon Ultra Sun / Ultra Moon – $368 million
      • Japan – 2,440,000 units[39] at ¥5378[40] = ¥13,122,320,000 ($123,708,666)[41]
      • Overseas – 5,070,000 units[39] at $48.16 average = $244,171,200
  7. Pokémon Go – $2 billion (September 2017)[46] - $950 million (December 2016)[47] = $1.05 billion
  8. Super Mario Odyssey [39]
    • Japan – 1.91 million units at ¥6458[49] = ¥12,334,780,000 ($116,284,253)[50]
    • United States – 2.88 million units[51] at $59.99[52] = $173 million
    • Other – 5.62 million units at £49.99[53] ($64.40)[54] = $361,928,000
  9. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild [55][39]
    • Japan – 1,210,000 units at ¥7538[56] = ¥9,120,980,000 ($85,986,645)[57]
    • United States – 2.64 million units (Switch)[51] at $59.99[58] = $158.4 million
    • Other – 4,630,000 units at £59.99[59] ($77.30)[60] = $357,899,000
  10. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe [39]
    • Japan – 1,680,000 units at ¥6458[62] = ¥10,849,440,000 ($102,281,437)[63]
    • United States – 2.4 million units[51] at $59.99[64] = $144 million
    • Other – 5,140,000 units at £49.99[65] ($64.40)[54] = $331,016,000
  11. Star Wars Battlefront II – 9 million units at $59.99[66]
  12. Splatoon 2 [39]
    • Japan – 2,610,000 units at ¥6458[69] = ¥16,855,380,000 ($158,901,519)[70]
    • United States – 960,000 units[51] at $59.99[71] = $58 million
    • Other – 2,450,000 units at £49.99[72] ($64.40)[54] = $157,780,000
  13. NBA 2K18 – 6 million units at $59.99[73]
  14. Dragon Quest XI gross in Japan – ¥24,517,159,720 = $231,131,776
    • 3DS – 1,763,948 sales[17] at ¥6458[79] = ¥11,391,576,184
    • PS4 – 1,353,432 sales[17] at ¥9698[80] = ¥13,125,583,536
  15. Nier: Automata – 3 million units
    • Japan (PS4) – 364,101 units[81] at ¥8424[82] = ¥3.07 billion ($27,344,318)[83]
    • Other – 2,635,899 units at $62.20 average price = $163,952,918
      • United Kingdom – £49.99[84] ($64.40)[85]
      • United States – $59.99[86]
  16. Ark: Survival Evolved – 5.5 million units at $29.99[87]
  17. Assassin's Creed Origins average price – $65.50
    • United Kingdom – £54.99[88] ($71)[89]
    • United States – $59.99[90]
  18. Persona 5 – 2.2 million units
    • Japan – 550,000 units[91] at ¥9504[92] = ¥5.23 billion ($48.3 million)[93]
    • Other – 1.65 million units at $65.50 average price = $108.1 million
      • United Kingdom – £54.99[94] ($71)[95]
      • United States – $59.99[96]
  19. Final Fantasy XV – 2 million units = $130 million[97]
    • Cumulative sales in 2016 – 5 million[98]
    • Cumulative sales in 2017 – 7 million[99]
  20. 1-2 Switch [100][39]
    • Japan – 464,607 units at ¥5378[101] = ¥2,498,656,446 ($23,555,702)[102]
    • Overseas – 1,825,393 units at $53.16 average = $97,037,892
      • United States – $49.99[103]
      • United Kingdom – £39.99[104] ($56.32)[105]


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