The Most Popular Video Games in the U.S.

Video games have come a long way since Pong. The video game market in the U.S. was worth some $18.4 billion, and globally $138 billion in 2017, and is projected to continue to grow.

According to VGChartz, these are the top selling video games in the U.S., ranked by unit sales, in 2018.

1. Red Dead Redemption 2 (PS4)
1. Red Dead Redemption 2 (PS4)

1. Red Dead Redemption 2 (PS4)

Publisher: Take-Two Interactive (TTWO - Get Report)

Category: Action-Adventure

2018 copies sold: 4.84 million

Image: Rockstar Games

2. Super Smash Bros. (2018) (NS)
2. Super Smash Bros. (2018) (NS)

2. Super Smash Bros. (2018) (NS)

Publisher: Nintendo (NTDOY

Category: Fighting

2018 copies sold: 3.88 million

Image: Nintendo

3. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 (PS4)
3. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 (PS4)

3. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 (PS4)

Publisher: Activision (ATVI - Get Report)

Category: Shooter

2018 copies sold: 3.72 million

Image: Playstation

4. Red Dead Redemption 2 (XOne)
4. Red Dead Redemption 2 (XOne)

4. Red Dead Redemption 2 (XOne)

Publisher: Take-Two Interactive

Category: Action-Adventure

2018 copies sold: 3.46 million

Image: Rockstar Games

5. Spider-Man (PS4)
5. Spider-Man (PS4)

5. Spider-Man (PS4)

Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment (SNE - Get Report)

Category: Action-Adventure

2018 copies sold: 3.35 million

Image: Playstation

6. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 (XOne)
6. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 (XOne)

6. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 (XOne)

Publisher: Activision

Category: Shooter

2018 copies sold: 3 million

Image: Xbox

7. God of War (PS4)
7. God of War (PS4)

7. God of War (PS4)

Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment

Category: Action

2018 copies sold: 2.6 million

Image: Playstation

8. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (NS)
8. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (NS)

8. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (NS)

Publisher: Nintendo

Category: Racing

2018 copies sold: 2.29 million

Image: Nintendo

9. Pokemon: Let's Go, Pikachu! (NS)
9. Pokemon: Let's Go, Pikachu! (NS)

9. Pokemon: Let's Go, Pikachu! (NS)

Publisher: Nintendo

Category: Role-Playing

2018 copies sold: 1.2 million

Image: Nintendo

10. Super Mario Party (NS)
10. Super Mario Party (NS)

10. Super Mario Party (NS)

Publisher: Nintendo

Category: Party

2018 copies sold: 1.96 million

Image: Nintendo

11. NBA 2K19 (PS4)
11. NBA 2K19 (PS4)

11. NBA 2K19 (PS4)

Publisher: Take-Two Interactive

Category: Sports

2018 copies sold: 1.56 million

Image: Playstation

12. Madden NFL 19 (PS4)
12. Madden NFL 19 (PS4)

12. Madden NFL 19 (PS4)

Publisher: Electronic Arts EA

Category: Sports

2018 copies sold: 1.5 million

Image: Electronic Arts

13. Super Mario Odyssey (NS)
13. Super Mario Odyssey (NS)

13. Super Mario Odyssey (NS)

Publisher: Nintendo

Category: Platform

2018 copies sold: 1.44 million

All-time copies sold: 4.69 million

Image: Nintendo

14. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (NS)
14. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (NS)

14. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (NS)

Publisher: Nintendo

Category: Action-Adventure

2018 copies sold: 1.36 million

All-time copies sold: 4.18 million

Image: Nintendo

15. NBA 2K19 (XOne)
15. NBA 2K19 (XOne)

15. NBA 2K19 (XOne)

Publisher: Take-Two Interactive

Category: Sports

2018 copies sold: 1.36 million

Image: Xbox.com

16. Far Cry 5 (PS4)
16. Far Cry 5 (PS4)

16. Far Cry 5 (PS4)

Publisher: Ubisoft (UBSFY

Category: Action

2018 copies sold: 1.33 million

Image: Playstation

17. Madden NFL 19 (XOne)
17. Madden NFL 19 (XOne)

17. Madden NFL 19 (XOne)

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Category: Sports

2018 copies sold: 1.22 million

Image: xbox.com

18. Pokemon: Let's Go, Eevee! (NS)
18. Pokemon: Let's Go, Eevee! (NS)

18. Pokemon: Let's Go, Eevee! (NS)

Publisher: Nintendo

Category: Role-Playing

2018 copies sold: 1.12 million

Image: Nintendo

19. Assassin's Creed Odyssey (PS4)
19. Assassin's Creed Odyssey (PS4)

19. Assassin's Creed Odyssey (PS4)

Publisher: Ubisoft

Category: Action-Adventure

2018 copies sold: 1.09 million

Image: Microsoft

20. Far Cry 5 (XOne)
20. Far Cry 5 (XOne)

20. Far Cry 5 (XOne)

Publisher: Ubisoft

Category: Action

2018 copies sold: 1.05 million

Image: xbox.com

21. Battlefield V (XOne)
21. Battlefield V (XOne)

21. Battlefield V (XOne)

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Category: Shooter

2018 copies sold: 962,059

Image: Electronic Arts

22. Monster Hunter: World (PS4)
22. Monster Hunter: World (PS4)

22. Monster Hunter: World (PS4)

Publisher: Capcom (CCOEY

Category: Action

2018 copies sold: 945,283

Image: Capcom

23. Assassin's Creed Odyssey (XOne)
23. Assassin's Creed Odyssey (XOne)

23. Assassin's Creed Odyssey (XOne)

Publisher: Ubisoft

Category: Action-Adventure

2018 copies sold: 835,544

Image: xbox.com

24. MLB The Show 18 (PS4)
24. MLB The Show 18 (PS4)

24. MLB The Show 18 (PS4)

Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment

Category: Sports

2018 copies sold: 793,127

Image: Playstation

25. FIFA 19 (PS4)
25. FIFA 19 (PS4)

25. FIFA 19 (PS4)

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Category: Sports

2018 copies sold: 772,167

Image: Playstation

26. Battlefield V (PS4)
26. Battlefield V (PS4)

26. Battlefield V (PS4)

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Category: Shooter

2018 copies sold: 738,277

Image: Electronic Arts

27. Spyro Reignited Trilogy (PS4)
27. Spyro Reignited Trilogy (PS4)

27. Spyro Reignited Trilogy (PS4)

Publisher: Activision

Category: Platform

2018 copies sold: 690,876

Image: Activision

28. Kirby (NS)
28. Kirby (NS)

28. Kirby (NS)

Publisher: Nintendo

Category: Platform

2018 copies sold: 685,612

Image: Nintendo

29. Forza Horizon 4 (XOne)
29. Forza Horizon 4 (XOne)

29. Forza Horizon 4 (XOne)

Publisher: Microsoft Studios (MSFT - Get Report)

Category: Racing

2018 copies sold: 682,179

Image: Xbox

30. Splatoon 2 (NS)
30. Splatoon 2 (NS)

30. Splatoon 2 (NS)

Publisher: Nintendo

Category: Shooter

2018 copies sold: 681,746

Image: Nintendo

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