With the launch of the Playstation 5, its older sister, Playstation 4, closes a successful cycle that established it as the best-selling console of the eighth generation. Here is the list of the 10 best-selling games in its history.
114 million consoles. Sony must be very happy with the results of this sensational device that reigned practically since its launch in 2013.
Throughout these 7 years of life, Playstation 4 had in its portfolio, true champions in sales, not only restricted to their recognized exclusives, but also several third-party AAA games, which thanks to the popularity of the platform saw their sales increase significantly.
Here is the list of the 10 best-selling games on the Playstation 4: (Source: Statista)
10- FALLOUT 4. 2015
8.48 MILLION GAMES. On the day of its release alone, the game became a commercial success. Released in 2015, developed by Bethesda Game Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks, It is the fifth installment in the Fallout series. It is set in a post-apocalyptic open-world environment called “The Commonwealth”. Players control the “Sole Survivor” who embarks on a frantic quest to retrieve her lost son.
9- CALL OF DUTY: INFINITE WARFARE. 2016.
8.49 MILLION GAMES. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare was developed by Infinity Ward and published by Activision. It was set in a battle for the solar system and not conventional warfare themes. It sold 1.8 million copies in its first week of release in the United States and became the best-selling game in Japan this year.
8- SPIDERMAN. 2018.
8.76 MILLION GAMES. Spider-Man developed by Insomniac Games and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment. Player control Spider-Man in a third-person perspective and use his abilities to try to stop a deadly virus that is released in New York City.
Spider-Man was called one of the best superhero games ever created by various critics.
7- UNCHARTED 4: A THIEF´S END. 2016.
10.33 MILLION GAMES. Uncharted was developed by Naughty Dog and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment. The entire series has been a universally acclaimed commercial success, and is now considered one of the best-selling video game franchises of all time.
6- FIFA 17. 2016.
10.94 MILLION GAMES. It was developed and published by Electronic Arts. It is the first FIFA to start using the Frostbite engine with new attack techniques, physical player reviews, and active intelligence systems.
5- FIFA 18. 2017.
11.88 MILLION GAMES. It is the second game in the series, published by EA, that uses the Frostbite 3 game engine. It includes all 20 Premier League stadiums and introduced “Quick Subs”; that allows players to make a substitution when the ball goes out of play. It received highly positive reviews upon its release and won the “Best Sports Game” award at the 2017 Game Critics Awards.
4- CALL OF DUTY: WWII. 2017.
13.40 MILLION GAMES. Developed by Sledgehammer Games and published by Activision, it is the first title in the series set in World War II since 2008’s Call of Duty: World at War. The game is set in Europe and focuses on a 1st Division squad of Infantry and their battles on the Western Front. The game was a huge commercial success, generating $ 500 million in its first three days of release!
3- RED DEAD REDEMPTION 2. 2018.
13.94 MILLION GAMES. Developed and published by Rockstar Games, it is set in 1899. The game follows gang member and outlaw Arthur Morgan; while dealing with the decline of the Wild West and trying to stay alive from the threat of government officials and rival gang members. Red Dead Redemption 2 holds the record for generating more than $ 725 million in its opening weekend, making it one of the biggest releases in entertainment history!
2- CALL OF DUTY: BLACK OPS 3. 2015.
15.09 MILLION GAMES. It was developed by Treyarch and published by Activision. It takes place in 2065, in the midst of a world facing difficult circumstances due to climate change and new technologies.
1- GRAND THEFT AUTO V. 2013.
19.39 MILLION GAMES. Considered one of the most fun and free-roaming games ever released. Developed and published by Rockstar, it is set in San Andreas, a fictional state that is based in Southern California. Players control the criminal underworld by roaming around San Andreas freely. However, government pressure and rival gangsters can end the race in a jiffy if you are too arrogant. It won numerous “Game of the Year” awards and is the third best-selling video game of all time.