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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 17 [1]
Japan Monster Hunter World 13.3 [2]
United States Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 8.3 [3]
Canada Far Cry 5 5 [4]
United States God of War 5 [5]
Czech Republic DayZ 4 [6]
Japan Dragon Ball FighterZ 3.5 [7]
United States Spider-Man 3.3 [8]
Japan Pokémon: Let's Go 3 [9]
United Kingdom Sea of Thieves 2 [10]
Japan Kirby: Star Allies 1.26 [11]
Sweden A Way Out 1 [12]

Highest-grossing gamesEdit

See also: List of highest-grossing video games
Title Gross revenue
(million US$)
Source(s)
Japan Monster Hunter World 962 [n 1]
United Kingdom Red Dead Redemption 2 725 [1]
United States Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 500 [3]
Canada Far Cry 5 310 [20]
United States God of War 300 [n 2]
Japan Dragon Ball FighterZ 240 [21]
United States Spider-Man 198 [8]
Japan Pokémon: Let's Go 180 [22]
Czech Republic DayZ 140 [6][23]
United Kingdom Sea of Thieves 120 [n 3]

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. Monster Hunter World sales revenue – 13.3 million units[2]
    • Japan – 2.9 million units[13] at ¥9698[14] = ¥28,124.2 million ($251 million)
    • Other – 10.4 million units at $68.33 average = $711 million
      • Europe – €54.99[15] = $68[16]
      • United Kingdom – £54.99[17] = $77[18]
      • United States – $59.99[19]
  2. 5 million units,[5] $59.99 price
  3. 2 million units,[10] $59.99 price


ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Sarkar, Samit. Red Dead Redemption 2 tops 17 million copies shipped. Retrieved on 7 November 2018.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Monster Hunter
  3. 3.0 3.1 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-10-18/activision-slips-as-call-of-duty-launch-sales-may-disappoint
  4. https://comicbook.com/gaming/2018/04/06/far-cry-5-sells-5-million-copies-ps4-pc-xbox/
  5. 5.0 5.1 Arif, Shabana (May 25, 2018). God of War Sales Top 5 Million in the First Month.
  6. 6.0 6.1 https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2018-11-16-dayz-reaches-4-million-units-sold
  7. https://gematsu.com/2018/10/dragon-ball-fighterz-shipments-and-digital-sales-top-3-5-million
  8. 8.0 8.1 Blumenthal, Eli (September 20, 2018). Marvel's 'Spider-Man' for PlayStation 4 swings to a record-breaking opening. Retrieved on September 20, 2018.
  9. "Pokemon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! first week sales top three million - Gematsu". Gematsu. November 22, 2018. https://gematsu.com/2018/11/pokemon-lets-go-pikachu-and-lets-go-eevee-first-week-sales-top-three-million.
  10. 10.0 10.1 http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2018/03/28/microsoft-touts-sea-of-thieves-sales.aspx
  11. https://www.nintendo.co.jp/ir/en/finance/software/index.html
  12. http://www.playstationlifestyle.net/2018/04/13/a-way-out-sales-cross-a-million-units/
  13. Monster Hunter: World – Global Game Business Summit Presentation (TGS2018) (September 21, 2018). Retrieved on September 23, 2018.
  14. https://www.famitsu.com/cominy/?m=pc&a=page_h_title&title_id=34864
  15. https://www.smythstoys.com/ie/en-ie/video-games-and-tablets/xbox-one/xbox-one-games/monster-hunter-world-xbox-one/p/161355
  16. 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
  17. https://www.bullring.co.uk/shoponline/product/ae0f761fad36/monster-hunter-world-xbox-game
  18. 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
  19. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/p/monster-hunter-world/bng91pt95lqn
  20. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/ubisofts-far-cry-5-first-week-sales-top-310-million-1112816
  21. Dragon Ball
  22. Pokémon
  23. https://steamspy.com/app/221100
Best selling video games
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Franchises · United States · Japan · Best selling new IPs · Sixth generation · Seventh generation · 2017 · 2018
Nintendo · Sega · Sony · Microsoft · Bandai Namco · Capcom · Konami · Square Enix · Ubisoft · Blizzard

See also: Best selling games · Best selling franchises