The best-selling video games of 2018

2018 has been an interesting year for video games across all platforms, with a number of new titles launching in addition to regular franchise installments.

A number of older video games were also overhauled this year, with reboots and sequels dominating the rankings for best-selling games of the year.

The latest sales data available from the NPD Group shows that the latest installment in the Call of Duty franchise is the best-selling game of the year.

This data is collected in the United States and reflects both physical and digital video game sales.

Below are the best-selling video games of the year.


1. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC

Call of Duty Black Ops 4


2. Red Dead Redemption II

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Red Dead Redemption 2


3. Far Cry 5

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC

Far Cry 5


4. Marvel’s Spider-Man

Platforms: PlayStation 4

Marvel's Spider-Man


5. NBA 2K19

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Android, iOS, and PC

NBA 2K19


6. God of War

Platforms: PlayStation 4

God of War 2018


7. Monster Hunter: World

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC

Monster Hunter World


8. Madden NFL 19

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC

Madden NFL 19


9. Grand Theft Auto V

Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PC

Grand Theft Auto V


10. Call of Duty: WWII

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC

Call of Duty WW2


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