Let’s have a look at the below list of top 10 Most Popular Best Selling PC Games in The World in 2016 and 2017. In these recent years, computer games have evolved a lot. Where there was Spacewar, which was a PDP-1 game and probably the world’s first multiplayer game, now Battlefield Hardline is releasing which is predicted as the most independent open world game.
Games have nowadays become a lot different than even a few years back. As computer hardware has improved a lot, PC games have also become heavier, both in size and hardware requirements. Nowadays games on Android platforms also have improved a lot. Sales of games on Play stations and Xbox’s are also increasing in a rapid way. Here is the list of the top 10 best selling PC games of 2017:
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- 10. Ashes of the Singularity (Price: $39.99)
- 9. SuperHot (Price: $24.99):
- 8. Oxenfree (Price$19.99):
- 7. Tom Clancy’s the Division (Price: $26.90)
- 6. DOOM (Price: $59.99):
- 5. X-COM 2 (Price: $32.99):
- 4. The Rise of the Tomb Raider (Price: $14.94)
- 3. Fry Cry Primal (Price $26.90)
- 2. Dark Souls 3 (Price: $89.70)
- 1. Grand Theft Auto 5 (Price: $36.62)
List of the worlds top 10 most popular, best selling PC games in 2016-2017
10. Ashes of the Singularity (Price: $39.99)
Strategy games have been one of the key attractions of gamer’s for a very long time. Ashes of the singularity add to the PC stellar library. The game is massive in scale. There are thousands of players fighting across a very vast map. Even if a person is not a huge strategy game fan, he will find the game interesting as there are a lot of engagements and activities to do throughout the game but never feels frustrating. The single player mode might become a bit boring, but the multiplayer is more than awesome.
9. SuperHot (Price: $24.99):
This one is seriously one of a unique game that has come out recently. With a mind-blowing concept of time freezing, this game steals the show. It has a simple concept. The time will resume if the player moves. Hence, if you stand still, even bullets will get paused in midair! Isn’t that awesome? It is simplistic visuals also add up a charm to the game. However, the major issue with the game is that its story is very short and finishes pretty fast. But it’s a game where you will go back and play it multiple times.
8. Oxenfree (Price$19.99):
Oxen free are the debut title for Night School Studio. The game tells a story of an abandoned island where a group of teenage friends goes to a party. However, things there go a bit wrong as supernatural creatures are introduced. So players, if you want a smooth going storyline and an innovative graphics, then this game is surely for you.
7. Tom Clancy’s the Division (Price: $26.90)
The Division portraits the story of New York just three weeks after a deadly virus is released and swept through the city. This is a mixed third person and first person shooter. As the player progresses through the game, he gains XP which is further used to buy new weapons, items, and gears. It was released on 8th March 2016. This game broke the record of its one of the top game maker company Ubisoft’s first-day sale record.
6. DOOM (Price: $59.99):
After doom3 in 2004, DOOM is the new installment in the Doom franchise. This game has a faster pace and has a lot more open world missions. It has a lot more character upgrades and has a new stealth kill mode named as the glory kills. While the game was in beta mode, it received a lot of negative criticism. However, while the full game released, it was appreciated a lot by all the buyers and got a really good feedback.
5. X-COM 2 (Price: $32.99):
While X-COM Enemy Unkown was a great game, its sequel, X-COM 2 is even better and this X-COM 2 version video game characters looks great. While the game play has been pretty similar as the previous one, the mechanism has changed a lot. Moreover, of course, the graphics have improved. Though there were some technical issues while the game first launched, since then the product has been thoroughly corrected and has easily become a serious recommendation.
4. The Rise of the Tomb Raider (Price: $14.94)
“The Rise” part of the Tomb Raider series was released in 2015 but on a different platform and released for PC on this January. This game exactly follows the 2013 breathtaking super hit game Tomb Raider and hasn’t changed a lot regarding gameplay. However, the graphics have significantly improved a lot. Well, the game has grown bigger, the storyline has become more attractive, and the physics has also developed. In a nutshell, if you like a gaming, then this game is a sure try for the year 2016. It is one of the biggest selling games of this year.
3. Fry Cry Primal (Price $26.90)
This game of the Far Cry series is an action and adventure oriented video game. The game designer and developer is Ubisoft Montreal. It released for PC in 2016.It is another installation in the Far Cry series. This game’s time moves around Stone Age. The Primal game tells you the story of Takkar, who from an unarmed hunter gradually becomes the leader of a tribe. Though Fry Cry series did not change its gameplay style, but its compact story, extensive map and breathtaking missions make it one of the best-selling games of this year.
2. Dark Souls 3 (Price: $89.70)
Dark Souls 3 was one of the most anticipated games of 2016. It has broken the record of its publisher Bandai Namco and has become its fastest selling video game ever with more than 3 million copies sold worldwide within three months of its release. With a mixed criticism, this game is one of the mega hits of this year. This game has a third person perspective as the previous parts of Dark Souls. The Hero is equipped with a variety of weapons like sword, bow, and arrow, shield, etc. Its extensive storyline and sci-fi genre helped it to come up with the top ten lists of the best-selling PC games.
1. Grand Theft Auto 5 (Price: $36.62)
None other than GTA 5. Who did you think could take its place? Though releasing in late 2015, this game still secures the first place when the topic is on the best sellers. With the biggest open world and the biggest hit of two consecutive years, GTA 5 brags 1st place without any doubt. With hundreds and thousands of mods available, this game has become an almost impossible to finish.
So this was the top 10 best selling games of 2017. Sill thinking which one is better? Well, all of them are great, and if you are a hardcore gamer, then you should try them all. Still waiting? Go and grab the copies now!