The 20 Best-Selling Video Games of All Time

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10. Wii Sports Resort
> Copies sold worldwide: 33 million
> Publisher: Nintendo
> Released in North America on: Jul 26, 2009

“Wii Sports Resort” is a simulation video game and a sequel to “Wii Sports.” The players are basically in a resort where they can play many sports, including Frisbee, golf, and archery. Like with “Duck Hunt,” the game’s strong sales are thanks in large part to it being bundled with later editions of the Wii console.

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9. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
> Copies sold worldwide: 33 million
> Publisher: Nintendo
> Released in North America on: Apr 28, 2017

“Mario Kart 8 Deluxe” is the latest edition of the popular kart racing video game franchise. There are 48 courses and 42 characters players can choose from, more than any other game in the Mario Kart series.

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8. Red Dead Redemption 2
> Copies sold worldwide: 36 million
> Publisher: Rockstar Games
> Released in North America on: Oct 26, 2018

“Red Dead Redemption 2,” the third installment of the Red Dead video game franchise, is a prequel to “Red Dead Redemption.” The game follows outlaw Arthur Morgan, a member of the Van der Linde gang, who are on the run in the dying days of the American wild west.

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7. Mario Kart Wii
> Copies sold worldwide: 37 million
> Publisher: Nintendo
> Released in North America on: Apr 27, 2008

“Mario Kart Wii” is the sixth installment of the Mario Kart racing video game and the second chapter of the classic series on this list. “Mario Kart Wii” added 16 courses to the 16 courses from prior Mario Kart games. In this version, players also have the option of riding motorbikes in addition to the classic karts.

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6. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
> Copies sold worldwide: 40 million
> Publisher: Valve
> Released in North America on: Aug 21, 2012

“Counter-Strike: Global Offensive” is a multiplayer and tactical first-person shooter video game. It was the first game of the Counter-Strike series to be released for Xbox 360 console. Players are sent on military missions and fight in teams.

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