We are living in an age where gaming is an essential part of the entertainment industry, and millions of dollars are spent and earned through the top games today. After carefully reviewing sales figures and reviews posted by journalists, gamers and reviewers we have come up with the most favorite PS4 games of this year that will immediately capture your full attention.
List of the world’s top 10 most popular best selling PS4 Games in 2017.
10. Child of Light (Price: $15.31)
A unique game from the highly acclaimed Ubisoft, Child of Light has received a lot of attention for its beautiful visuals that look like watercolor masterpieces from top painters. The game has an unconventional storyline revolving around Aurora, a stolen child who must bring back the celestial bodies of the sky from her captor Queen of the Night. Released in early 2014, this role-playing game runs on the UbiArt Framework engine and is the brainchild of game writer Jeffrey Yohalem. The straightforward but engaging combat style is featured in the beautiful, and thought-provoking game is one of a kind.
9. Minecraft PlayStation 4 Edition (Price: $44.71)
Developed by 4J Studios and Mojang AB, this game is unique and unlike any other on our list. The adventure based game has a unique visual side with players experiencing the world that is highly pixilated and seems to be made of textured cubes. With both multiplayer and single player options that will keep you engaged, it doesn’t only involve battle sequences but requires players to employ some serious strategy too. As players create and destroy blocks, more unusual fantasy structures are created that will blow your mind.
8. Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition (Price: $21.61)
Developed by Crystal Dynamics and published by Square Enix, this game was released in early 2013. This is the tenth installment in the Tomb Raider franchise and follows the story of Lara Croft. Although its release got delayed, it only generated more hype and anticipation among fans and received a lot of positive feedback upon release. With a revolutionary game play, it has sold nearly 9 million copies and sold a million of them in just two days upon its release.
7. Far Cry 4 (Price: $37.37)
Ubisoft released Far Cry 4, one of its greatest games ever in November 2014. Running on the Dunia Engine 2 it is the fourth major installment in the Far Cry series which has reached a cult status. The adventure game is set in Kyrat which is a beautiful country in the Himalayas. Keeping up with its trend of introducing diabolical villains, Far Cry 4 presents one of the best negative characters ever in a game, Pagan Min. The open world style and complex characters of the game received a lot of positive reviews.
6. Grand Theft Auto V (Price: $146.18)
Widely believed to be one of the best games ever created, Grand Theft Auto V is the fifth installment in Rockstar Games’s legendary Grand Theft Auto series. The open world adventure game runs on the RAGE engine and has been distributed by Take-Two Interactive. It followed a triple core character basis and was released in late 2013 on all platforms. Critically acclaimed and hugely popular, it has sold over 65 million units worldwide. It’s realistic gameplay, and striking visuals are completely unmatched by any other game.
5. Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor (Price: $26.59)
Based within J.R.R Tolkien’s legendary mythopoetic realm, Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor was released in September 2014 for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. The game follows the story of Talion, a departed ranger whose spirit merges with that of Elf Lord Celembriror. Monolith Productions have developed it and published by Warner Bros. International Entertainment. The game was enveloped in controversy initially for its resemblance to Assassins Creed II, but it did not seem to hurt its popularity.
4. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (Price: $43.20)
Advanced Warfare is the latest installment in one of the most influential and best-selling franchises ever, Call of Duty. The first person shooter game from Sledgehammer released in late 2014 features both single player and multiplayer modes. Available on all platforms, the game, was published by Activision and has Kevin Spacey and Troy Baker playing major roles. It is set in the future around 2050 and follows a United States Marine Corp, Jack Mitchell. The game was highly praised for its stunning visuals.
3. The Last of Us Remastered (Price: $65.33)
The Last of Us Remastered is an improved version of 2013’s mega hit The Last of Us which was produced by Naughty Dog and published by Sony Entertainment. Released for PlayStation 4 in July 2014, it provides gamers with an enthralling experience as they explore the post-apocalyptic United States. The game is designed by highly respected designer Jacob Mink off and can be played in both single-player and multiplayer modes. Like its predecessor, it received overwhelming critical acclaim from reviewers.
2. Dragon Age: Inquisition (Price: $47.09)
BioWare and Electronic Arts team up to develop and produce the third sequel in the Dragon Age franchise. Another action based role playing game on our list; it was released in November 2014 for all platforms and has become one of the best-selling games of the past few years. Using the Frostbite 3 engine, Dragon Age: Inquisition provides excellent graphics coupled with smooth gameplay. Players need to control their inquisitor as they fight against enemies and complete side missions to progress through the game.
1. Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Editions (Price: $52.82)
Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition is a favorite RPG (role-playing game) that has been developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment. It feature a lot of action and was released in August 2014 for PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PS3. This time, Blizzard has chosen to focus more on the fantasy part of the game, and it features a lot of new weapons, action styles, and dungeon environments. It is too much addictive and fun to play, and you can keep modifying your character with better equipment as you advance in the game.
So that was our list of the best selling PS4 games globally this year, and you can be assured of getting top quality when you buy any of these.