Video games are extremely popular amongst children, adults, and teens. This is why competition is fierce in the gaming industry. Even so, you’re still the one who gets to choose what game you want to play and spend your money on. There are lots of titles to choose from, and everyone has their own distinct opinion on what game type, genre and style that they most enjoy and love to play for hours and hours.
But you cannot deny the fact that the top games do pique your interest the most. Check out this top 10 bestselling games 2018 review to know the top video games of the season.
Top 10 Best Selling Games Of 2018:
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
Mario Kart 8 was a commercial and critical success upon its release. It’s one of the best-selling Wii U games. It sold over 9 million copies worldwide. Destructoid gave it a 9/10 score, and it received 4 and 5 stars ratings from other critics.
Mario Kart 8 was published by Nintendo in 2014. Because of the enormous popularity of this game and the Mario Kart Franchise, Nintendo have released the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe as an updated version of the game to be exclusively on the Nintendo Switch – its publishers continue to release downloadable content and patches.
Monster Hunter: World
Monster Hunter: World will be the first-ever Monster Hunter game that will run on Microsoft Windows. It’s an action role-playing video game published and developed by Capcom.
This game is a part of the Monster Hunter series. It features a fast-paced gameplay and vibrant and top-tier graphics, similar to other Monster Hunter games for Nintendo game consoles and PSP.
It was released in January 2018 for Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Its Microsoft Windows version is scheduled to be launched in August 2018. Three days after its initial release, it sold 5 million copies worldwide.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Being an instalment of The Legend of Zelda series, this game offers a vast open world environment, an open-ended gameplay, and a captivating plot. Its graphics are outstanding and the game’s environment will never cease to amaze you.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was released on March 3, 2017. It garnered positive reviews. Destructoid gave it a 10/10 rating and Game Revolution gave it 5 stars. One month after its launch, it sold nearly 4 million copies worldwide.
God of War 2018
God of War 2018 is the eighth instalment in the God of War franchise. It’s the sequel to God of War III. This game is a fast-paced action-packed video game.
God of War 2018 was released on April 20, 2018 for the PS4 console. It was published by Sony Interactive and developed by Santa Monica.
In this game, the main protagonist of the God of War series, Kratos, journeys with his son, Atreus. The game opens with the death of Atreus’ mother, Faye. Her dying wish is to have her ashes spread at the highest peak of the 9 realms. This prompts Kratos and his son to set out on a journey.
As of May 2018, over 1 million players have played the game since its release. IMDB gave it a score of 9.8/10, and Metacritic gave it a rating of 94%.
State of Decay 2
Microsoft Studios published State of Decay 2 on May 22, 2018 for Xbox One and Microsoft Windows.
State of Decay 2 is a zombie survival video game with an open world setting. It features a third-person view and cooperative gameplay.
This game received mixed reviews. Game Revolution gave it 3 stars while Destructoid gave it a rating of 8/10.
By mid-2018, it has over 2 million players.
Detroit: Become Human
Detroit: Become Human was released on May 25, 2018. Two weeks after its release, it sold 2 million copies.
This game was published by Sony Interactive Entertainment and developed by Quantic Dream for the PS4.
The game’s plot revolves around 3 androids: Kara, Connor, and Markus. Detroit: Become Human features beautiful graphics and fast-paced gameplay. It has an intriguing and captivating storyline, which features the quest of the 3 androids to be liberated from the system.
Far Cry 5
Two years after the successful release of Far Cry Primal, Ubisoft published the 5th instalment of the Far Cry series on March 27, 2018. The fifth title, Far Cry 5, received generally positive reviews. GamesRadar+ gave it 4 stars while Destructoid gave it a score of 7.5/10.
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze
Retro Studios and Monster Games developed Donkey Kong County: Tropical Freeze. It’s a platformer side-scrolling video game. Nintendo published it for the Wii U. This game is the 5th instalment of the Donkey Kong County series.
Grand Theft Auto V
Grand Theft Auto V or GTA5 was published by Rockstar Games and developed by Rockstar North. GTA5, like GTA San Andreas, is an open world action-adventure game.
It was released in 2015 for Microsoft Windows. Years after its initial release, it’s still on the top ten bestselling games.
Hyrule Warriors Definitive Edition
Hyrule Warriors Definitive Edition is a hack-and-slash action-adventure video game. It was developed by Team Ninja and Omega Force for the Wii U. This game is a part of Koei Tecmo’s Dynasty Warriors series and Nintendo’s The Legend of Zelda.
It’s one of the best-selling games on the Wii U. In its first weekend, it sold 190,000 units in North America and 69,090 copies in Japan & when released again on the Nintendo Switch it had the same success.
So far, the top 3 bestselling games in 2018 are the latest instalments of popular and well-loved franchises—Monster Hunter, Mario, and The Legend of Zelda. God of War 2018 is also a part of a critically acclaimed series. Now that you know the highest rated and the bestselling games of the year, the choice is up to you.