Global Yearly Chart

The year's top-selling games at retail ranked by unit sales

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Pos Game Weeks Yearly Total
1
12,028,382
Pokemon Sun/Moon (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
7 12,028,382 12,028,382
2
10,025,875
FIFA 17 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Sports
14 10,025,875 10,025,875
3
8,355,736
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Shooter
34 8,355,736 8,355,736
4
6,286,593
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare (PS4)
Activision, Shooter
9 6,286,593 6,286,593
5
6,253,014
Battlefield 1 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
11 6,253,014 6,253,014
6
14,036,775
Grand Theft Auto V (PS4)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
111 4,341,675 14,036,775
7
4,318,025
Battlefield 1 (XOne)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
11 4,318,025 4,318,025
8
4,189,620
Tom Clancy's The Division (PS4)
Ubisoft, Shooter
43 4,189,620 4,189,620
9
14,697,378
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 (PS4)
Activision, Shooter
61 4,140,691 14,697,378
10
4,075,291
Final Fantasy XV (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
5 4,075,291 4,075,291
11
3,961,497
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare (XOne)
Activision, Shooter
9 3,961,497 3,961,497
12
3,627,534
FIFA 17 (XOne)
Electronic Arts, Sports
14 3,627,534 3,627,534
13
2,841,342
Overwatch (PS4)
Activision, Shooter
32 2,841,342 2,841,342
14
2,702,395
Madden NFL 17 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Sports
19 2,702,395 2,702,395
15
2,657,164
Gears of War 4 (XOne)
Microsoft Game Studios, Shooter
12 2,657,164 2,657,164
16
2,637,571
NBA 2K17 (PS4)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
16 2,637,571 2,637,571
17
2,578,476
Watch Dogs 2 (PS4)
Ubisoft, Action
7 2,578,476 2,578,476
18
2,460,639
Far Cry: Primal (PS4)
Ubisoft, Action
45 2,460,639 2,460,639
19
2,408,742
Tom Clancy's The Division (XOne)
Ubisoft, Shooter
43 2,408,742 2,408,742
20
2,276,593
Mafia III (PS4)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
13 2,276,593 2,276,593
21
2,182,222
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (PS4)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing
10 2,182,222 2,182,222
22
12,108,626
Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
111 2,141,977 12,108,626
23
2,041,287
Ratchet & Clank (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Platform
38 2,041,287 2,041,287
24
2,016,565
Madden NFL 17 (XOne)
Electronic Arts, Sports
19 2,016,565 2,016,565
25
1,930,429
Forza Horizon 3 (XOne)
Microsoft Game Studios, Racing
14 1,930,429 1,930,429
26
1,928,120
Super Mario Maker (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
5 1,928,120 1,928,120
27
1,838,462
No Man's Sky (PS4)
Hello Games, Action
21 1,838,462 1,838,462
28
1,836,885
Doom (PS4)
Bethesda Softworks, Shooter
34 1,836,885 1,836,885
29
8,379,351
Star Wars: Battlefront (2015) (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
59 1,833,453 8,379,351
30
1,830,836
Dark Souls III (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
41 1,830,836 1,830,836
31
5,972,226
Grand Theft Auto V (XOne)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
111 1,818,416 5,972,226
32
3,633,676
Minecraft: Xbox One Edition (XOne)
Microsoft Game Studios, Misc
111 1,777,471 3,633,676
33
4,795,727
Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment America, Misc
118 1,691,407 4,795,727
34
7,469,580
Fallout 4 (PS4)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing
60 1,663,101 7,469,580
35
8,613,003
FIFA 16 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Sports
67 1,656,081 8,613,003
36
14,901,703
Pokemon X/Y (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
169 1,638,911 14,901,703
37
3,546,336
Gears of War (XOne)
Microsoft Game Studios, Shooter
71 1,592,254 3,546,336
38
1,546,882
Rise of the Tomb Raider (PS4)
Square Enix, Adventure
12 1,546,882 1,546,882
39
13,213,408
Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
Nintendo, Racing
266 1,524,750 13,213,408
40
1,476,294
Overwatch (XOne)
Activision, Shooter
32 1,476,294 1,476,294
41
1,441,046
NBA 2K17 (XOne)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
16 1,441,046 1,441,046
42
7,258,846
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 (XOne)
Activision, Shooter
61 1,434,574 7,258,846
43
1,411,450
Yokai Watch 3 (3DS)
Level 5, Action
25 1,411,450 1,411,450
44
1,319,795
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (XOne)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing
10 1,319,795 1,319,795
45
1,319,229
Dishonored 2 (PS4)
Bethesda Softworks, Action
8 1,319,229 1,319,229
46
4,876,668
Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
65 1,308,494 4,876,668
47
1,796,122
Fire Emblem Fates (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
80 1,288,786 1,796,122
48
1,278,839
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Fighting
48 1,278,839 1,278,839
49
1,258,800
Pokken Tournament (WiiU)
Namco Bandai Games, Fighting
42 1,258,800 1,258,800
50
4,106,129
Star Wars: Battlefront (2015) (XOne)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
59 1,233,882 4,106,129
51
4,660,923
Halo 5: Guardians (XOne)
Microsoft Game Studios, Shooter
62 1,204,638 4,660,923
52
2,340,852
Rainbow Six: Siege (PS4)
Ubisoft, Shooter
57 1,198,262 2,340,852
53
5,269,313
The Last of Us Remastered (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment America, Action
127 1,188,985 5,269,313
54
1,163,119
Titanfall 2 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
10 1,163,119 1,163,119
55
1,156,613
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
44 1,156,613 1,156,613
56
1,111,891
FIFA 17 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Sports
14 1,111,891 1,111,891
57
1,097,876
Minecraft: Wii U Edition (WiiU)
Microsoft Game Studios, Misc
29 1,097,876 1,097,876
58
1,076,426
Kirby: Planet Robobot (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
36 1,076,426 1,076,426
59
1,062,236
EA Sports UFC 2 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Sports
42 1,062,236 1,062,236
60
4,214,761
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (PS4)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Role-Playing
85 1,059,868 4,214,761
61
1,044,298
Titanfall 2 (XOne)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
10 1,044,298 1,044,298
62
1,021,281
Dragon Ball: Xenoverse 2 (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
10 1,021,281 1,021,281
63
4,403,619
Fallout 4 (XOne)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing
60 1,021,272 4,403,619
64
1,017,937
MLB 16: The Show (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
40 1,017,937 1,017,937
65
991,398
Watch Dogs 2 (XOne)
Ubisoft, Action
7 991,398 991,398
66
986,820
Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PS4)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
27 986,820 986,820
67
963,098
Farming Simulator 17 (PC)
FuRyu Corporation, Simulation
10 963,098 963,098
68
958,360
Street Fighter V (PS4)
Capcom, Fighting
46 958,360 958,360
69
956,964
Far Cry: Primal (XOne)
Ubisoft, Action
45 956,964 956,964
70
3,918,347
NBA 2K16 (PS4)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
66 940,190 3,918,347
71
924,055
The Last Guardian (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
4 924,055 924,055
72
919,191
Doom (XOne)
Bethesda Softworks, Shooter
34 919,191 919,191
73
902,537
Just Dance 2017 (Wii)
Ubisoft, Misc
10 902,537 902,537
74
3,361,332
The Sims 4 (PC)
Electronic Arts, Simulation
122 895,822 3,361,332
75
890,554
WWE 2K17 (PS4)
Take-Two Interactive, Sports
12 890,554 890,554
76
2,446,249
Yokai Watch (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
182 878,683 2,446,249
77
9,274,695
Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition (X360)
Microsoft Game Studios, Misc
187 868,865 9,274,695
78
9,445,992
Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
217 852,589 9,445,992
79
3,393,475
Monster Hunter X (3DS)
Capcom, Action
58 851,491 3,393,475
80
849,521
LEGO Marvel's Avengers (PS4)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
49 849,521 849,521
81
814,233
Mafia III (XOne)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
13 814,233 814,233
82
1,473,698
Rainbow Six: Siege (XOne)
Ubisoft, Shooter
57 787,857 1,473,698
83
4,142,569
Batman: Arkham Knight (PS4)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
80 770,709 4,142,569
84
766,069
Final Fantasy XV (XOne)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
5 766,069 766,069
85
3,468,849
Assassin's Creed Syndicate (PS4)
Ubisoft, Action
63 743,880 3,468,849
86
743,222
Rocket League (PS4)
505 Games, Sports
28 743,222 743,222
87
2,210,145
Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (PSV)
Sony Computer Entertainment America, Misc
112 739,041 2,210,145
88
735,219
Paper Mario: Color Splash (WiiU)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
13 735,219 735,219
89
1,973,353
Forza Motorsport 6 (XOne)
Microsoft Game Studios, Racing
68 734,866 1,973,353
90
5,470,534
Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Misc
138 730,157 5,470,534
91
4,597,672
Splatoon (WiiU)
Nintendo, Shooter
84 726,180 4,597,672
92
708,548
Overwatch (PC)
Activision, Shooter
32 708,548 708,548
93
699,607
Mario Party: Star Rush (3DS)
Nintendo, Misc
13 699,607 699,607
94
4,641,254
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
290 688,392 4,641,254
95
7,293,439
Mario Kart 8 (WiiU)
Nintendo, Racing
136 684,222 7,293,439
96
10,149,725
New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
232 678,903 10,149,725
97
1,350,612
Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
68 675,679 1,350,612
98
673,262
Farming Simulator 17 (PS4)
FuRyu Corporation, Simulation
10 673,262 673,262
99
670,481
Quantum Break (XOne)
Microsoft Game Studios, Action
39 670,481 670,481
100
5,460,979
Tomodachi Life (3DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
195 656,601 5,460,979

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Global Hardware by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
PS4 17,130,861(-2%) 53,798,006
XOne 8,306,621(-4%) 27,947,386
3DS 7,030,845(-4%) 63,328,575
PSV 2,041,540(-24%) 15,139,905
WiiU 1,525,551(-56%) 13,811,261
PS3 517,916(-61%) 86,788,086
X360 391,737(-58%) 85,754,477
Total 36,945,071(-12%)  

Global Software by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
PS4 148,674,010(+19%) 354,267,055
XOne 67,869,086(+6%) 180,999,387
3DS 51,424,587(+12%) 276,227,680
PS3 23,903,586(-57%) 945,467,096
PC 19,577,570(-10%) N/A
X360 19,014,179(-57%) 975,550,849
WiiU 16,055,638(-41%) 86,643,773
PSV 12,189,898(+6%) 58,465,360
Wii 4,969,646(-53%) 909,190,536
DS 2,317,693(-66%) 801,090,366
PSP 2,077,001(-50%) 292,293,251
Total 368,072,894(-12%)