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Top 10 best-selling video games of all time

The world of video games is constantly evolving, and every year there are new titles trying to win the hearts of gamers around the world.

However, these 10 games have managed to maintain their place in video game history because of their stratospheric sales.

There are some titles that you may have played as a child and others that may still be part of your gaming routine, but regardless of your video game background, we invite you to find out which titles have made video game history and are still a staple for many fans today. From Pokémon to Red Dead Redemption 2, from Mario Kart 8 to Grand Theft Auto V, let's find out together which are the 10 best-selling video games of all time! (source IGN)

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Top 10 best-selling video games of all time
The world of video games is constantly evolving, and every year there are new titles trying to win the hearts of gamers around the world. However, these 10 games have managed to maintain their place in video game history because of their stratospheric sales. There are some titles that you may have played as a child and others that may still be part of your gaming routine, but regardless of your video game background, we invite you to find out which titles have made video game history and are still a staple for many fans today. From Pokémon to Red Dead Redemption 2, from Mario Kart 8 to Grand Theft Auto V, let's find out together which are the 10 best-selling video games of all time! (source IGN)
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10) Pokémon 1st Generation - 47 million
Pokémon is a video game series created in 1996 by Game Freak centered on fictional creatures called Pokémon. According to survey data conducted by CESA (Computer Entertainment Supplier's Association) the combined sales of the four versions Pokémon is around 45 million copies. The first versions are: Red, Blue, Green and Yellow. (source IGN)
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9) Super Mario Bros. - 48 million
Mario, also known as Super Mario, is a video game series produced by Nintendo, considered one of the most popular, enduring and best video game series in history. According to survey data conducted by CESA (Computer Entertainment Supplier's Association) the sales of Super Mario Bros is around 48 million units. Super Mario Bros is the best-selling game for NES ever (about 40.24 million copies sold on the console). (source IGN)
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8) Overwatch - 50 million
Overwatch was a 2016 team-based multiplayer first-person shooter game by Blizzard Entertainment. According to survey data conducted by Bloomberg (published in April 2022) Overwatch has sold 50 million copies. (source IGN)
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7) Red Dead Redemption 2 - 50 million+
Red Dead Redemption 2 is a 2018 western-themed action-adventure video game developed and published by Rockstar Games and is the third installment in the video game saga Red Dead, which began in 2004 with Red Dead Revolver. According to the publisher's financial report Take-Two. Red Dead Redemption 2 has sold more than 46 million copies as of September 30, 2022. (source IGN)
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6) Mario Kart 8 + Deluxe - 60.46 million
Mario Kart 8 is a 2014 driving simulator video game developed and published by Nintendo exclusively for Wii U. According to data from Nintendo, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe it is the best-selling Switch game, with 52 million copies sold as of September 30, 2022. (source IGN)
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5) PUBG - 75 million
Player Unknown's Battlegrounds, commonly abbreviated as PUBG, is a game developed and published by Bluehole. As reported by Dave Curd, creative director of Krafton, PUBG has sold 75 million copies as of December 2021.
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4) Wii Sports - 82.9 million
Wii Sports is a collection of sports video games produced by Nintendo and distributed together with the console Nintendo Wii, part of the Wii Series . Nintendo reports that Wii Sports is the company's best-selling game ever, with nearly 83 million copies sold. (source IGN)
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3) Grand Theft Auto V - 175 million+
Grand Theft Auto V is a video game belonging to the dynamic adventure genre, developed by Rockstar North and first published by Rockstar Games in 2013. Sales of GTA V exceeded 170 million units as of September 30, 2022, making it the fastest game to reach $1 billion. (Source IGN)
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2) Minecraft - 238 million
Minecraft is an adventure sandbox video game developed by the Swedish Markus Persson, a.k.a. Notch, then by the company Mojang Studios. The game world is a procedurally generated voxel universe that incorporates a creation system based on the extraction and transformation of natural resources, such as minerals or fossils, as well as animals and plants. Although the numbers are likely to increase, as of April 2021 Minecraft had sold 238 million copies, enough to place it in second place. (source IGN)
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1) Tetris - 520 million
Well-deserved first place for an immortal, infinite video game: Tetris. Tetris is a video game of logic and reasoning invented by Aleksej Leonidovič Pažitnov in 1984. As reported The Tetris Company, the game has sold 520 million copies, a large portion of which on mobile devices. (source IGN)
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