There are a lot of great video games out there, and everyone has their idea of what makes a video game good or bad. However, the numbers never lie and there are some that just simple sell more than others and get the best reviews. In case you were wondering what they were, here is the 2017 list of best-selling video games based on sales in the first half of the year.
Take-Two’s NBA 2K has been very successful with a wide fan base which has probably contributed to the patronage received by the 2K17. It claims the eighth spot this year. The company has recently entered a partnership with an eSports league in order to boost the already growing support for NBA 2K.
Grand Theft Auto V
It is not just the NBA 2K that made it big this year. Also on the list for2017 is the Take-Two’s Grand Theft Auto. Despite the fact that it released with the earlier crop of consoles, Grand Theft Auto is still doing great with over 75 million units sold to date, making it one of the top best-selling games in 2017.
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
Capcom’s horror video games have always been greatly favoured among gamers, and its most recent addition received the best reviews of the company’s games. This attracted new fans and the gamers with PS4.
Mass Effect: Andromeda
Number five on the list of best-selling video games for 2017 is Electronic Art’s Andromeda. Although the game did not get a good reception among many fans, it managed to gather huge sales earlier in the year. The franchise has reportedly paused the subsequent releases.
Horizon Zero Dawn
Horizon Zero Dawn was an exclusive action game for Sony’s PS4. The company’s franchise releases have always had great reception from fans and Horizon Zero Dawn did not perform any less. Its success has spurred Sony on to promise a sequel for it. With over three million units sold worldwide, it makes the number four spot this year.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the wild
Zelda is number three on our list this year. It has been a huge success for Nintendo. The game was so widely accepted that the Nintendo Switch version, outsold the Switch itself. It has received some of the best game reviews so far, keeping gamers busy for endless hours.
Ubisoft’s open-world action video game For Honor is second on our list of best-selling games this year. It was well-received by the gaming community and grew its fan base. Gamers love the games for various reasons including its requirement of the use of tactics to win.
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands
Ubisoft seems to have the best games this year with its games claiming the first and second position so far. Another open-world action video game, Wildlands was immediately accepted by fans. Although it got to the stores in March this year, it is one of the best-selling video games so far.