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All-time best selling console games worldwide 2019, based on unit sales

All-time best-selling console games based on global unit sales as of February 2019 (in million units)

by Christina Gough, last edited Jul 22, 2019
All-time best selling console games worldwide 2019, based on unit sales The statistic ranks the best-selling console games of all time. Wii Sports is the best-selling video game with a little over 82.65 million units shipped worldwide. Data for global hardware unit sales by platform can be found here.
Best-selling console games of all time

Given that the top-selling Wii Sports console game was predominantly sold in a bundle with the hugely successful Wii console from Nintendo, it may come as no surprise that Wii Sports dominates the console game field with roughly 82 million units sold. The second best-selling console game of all time, Super Mario Bros. played on the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), first reached the market in 1985, making it one of the oldest, most-loved and most-influential games worldwide. Played originally on the NES 8-bit video game console, Super Mario Bros. games have been developed for almost all of Nintendo’s later gaming consoles. As of March 2018, a Super Mario Bros. game for the Wii console had sold around 30 million units. Being that nearly two thirds of the global best selling games are linked with Nintendo, it is not surprising that the company made 9.95 billion U.S. dollars in sales in 2018.
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All-time best-selling console games based on global unit sales as of February 2019 (in million units)

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