Video games are a constantly developing market with each year witnessing the rise in gamers as well the games.
In the year 2017, it is believed that a total of 2.2 billion gamers across the world, generated around $109 billion USD in game revenues. And why wouldn’t it? It’s a thriving industry, with millions of developers and programmers, scratching their heads, knitting uncountable lines of programming codes to give you a product that you absolutely fall in love with, with the storylines, the gameplay, the graphics and lot and a lot of other aspects.
There are so many platforms for playing these games, with major ones being Sony PlayStation, Microsft Xbox and Nintendo along with your good old Personal Computers (PC). In the year 2017, Sony and Microsoft, collectively generated revenue of over $14 billion dollars, selling their gaming consoles, subscriptions, first-party gaming and third-party gaming fees.
Did You Know? The most expensive game built to date is “Grand Theft Auto V” that was released in the year 2013. The successful franchise spent $137 million dollars to develop the whole game and later spent another $118 million dollars for the marketing of the game. Sounds huge, right? Rockstar North, the developer of the game, made a billion dollars in the first three days of the game launch. So no you know how big an industry the video game industry really is.
We wanted to know more about how video games in the year 2017 did. Honestly, the ratings and rankings for best games differ from person to person and reviewer to reviewer. So we couldn’t think of any other idea than to rank these games according to the number of units they sold in the year 2017. These comprised of all units sold across the globe, irrespective of the different gaming platforms. We thought the rank should be according to what gamers bought the most, perhaps that is a good way to show the list of most popular games as well. So here is our list of:
Best Selling Video Games Of The Year 2017:
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