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Best-selling game consoles worldwide by March 2021

Published by F. Tenzer, May 6th, 2021
The best-selling game console of all time is the PlayStation 2 from Sony. More than 157 million copies of the console released in 2000 were sold worldwide. In second place is the handheld game console Nintendo DS with 155 million sales. Nintendo's Game Boy and the fourth version of the PlayStation follow with 119 million sales and 115 million sales respectively in the other places.

The best selling video games

The best-selling video game in the world to date is Minecraft. The rights to the video game originally developed by the Swedish studio Mojang are now owned by Microsoft Corporation. So far, around 200 million units have been sold worldwide (as of April 2021). In second place is the classic Tetris, developed by Alexei Paschitnow, with around 143 million units sold worldwide (combined sales of the EA and Nintendo versions). Grand Theft Auto V, by US publisher Rockstar Games, ranks third with 140 million sales.