Most Popular Games Of 2018









10. Counter Strike Global Offensive (CSGO)


Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (short for CSGO) is a first-person shooter multiplayer game that was released August 2012 for Xbox 360, PS3, and windows. CSGO was developed by Hidden Path Entertainment and Valve Corporation. CSGO has made well over $320 Million (£249 Million) from game sales alone. As of today CSGO has around 4 Million active players.

9. Grand Theft Auto V


Even though GTA V has been out for 5 years (Released September 2013) Its still managed to stay relevant with over 6 million active players across all platforms. GTA V has made over $6 billion (£4.6 Billion) an insane amount of profit for a budget of only $265 million (£206 Million).

8. World Of Warcraft


World of Warcraft (released in November 2004 by Blizzard Entertainment) is one of the largest MMORPG games ever to be created. WoW has made a grand total of $10 billion (£7.7 Billion) in the last 14 years. Even to this day World of Warcraft still has an estimated 12+ million active players.

7. PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds (PUBG)


PlayerUnknowns Battleground (short for PUBG) was published by Bluehole on the 20th of December 2017 for Steam and the XboxOne. PUBG is an online multiplayer battle royal game that has 13+ Million active players. As of today PUBG has grossed more than $1.5 Billion (£1.1 Billion) in the last couple of months.

6. Hearthstone: Heroes Of Warcraft


Hearthstone: Heroes Of Warcraft, an online free to play card video game, developed by Blizzard Entertainment. Heroes Of Warcraft was released worldwide on march 2014 on mac and Windows then later released on iOS and Android. As of today Hearthstone has more than 18 Million players still playing. Generating over $40 Million (£30.7 Million) per month as of August 2017 (As a rough estimate Hearthstone has made around $1.1 Billion (£844 Million) in revenue altogether).


5. Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege


Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege is a strategy tactical shooter game developed and published by Ubisoft Montreal. Six Siege was released worldwide for PS4, Xbox one and Windows on December 1st 2015. As of today the game has made between $1.5 Billion - $2.5 Billion (£1.9 Billion - £1.1 Billion) and a staggering 20 million active players still playing.


4. Fortnite


Many would think that Fortnite would be Number one on this post due to the recent fame and publicity the game has gotten. Though from a lot of research only around 21 - 23 Million are active on Fortnite across all platforms (Which is insane considering Fortnite only had 3.7 million playing in early May). 

Epic Games the creators of Fortnite (Released on July 2017) are worth over $8 Billion (£6.1 Billion) thanks to the recent success of the game. They also make more than $290 Million a month from Fortnite. So in total Fortnite has made $3.5 Billion (£2.6 Billion) in a year.

3. Overwatch


Overwatch is a first person shooter multiplayer team game that was developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment. Overwatch has generated around $1 Billion (£767 Million) from game sales and has 30+ Million active players across all platforms. Overwatch came out on the 24th of May 2016 for PS4, Xbox one and Windows.

2. Minecraft


Minecraft is a simple sandbox game that was developed by Mojang. Minecraft came out on the 17th of May 2009 and ever since then the game has sold 148 Million copies worldwide and still has 37+ Million active players in 2018. Minecraft has pulled in well over $3 Billion (£2.3 Billion) in the last 9 years.

1. League Of Legends


League of Legends (LoL for short) is by far the most popular game of all time. As of 2018 Lol has 80+ Million active players. and well over 39 Million people play Daily. Which is incredible for a game that came out on late October 2009. 

LoL has made an estimated $4.3 Billion (£3.3 Billion) in the last 9 years and $2.3 Billion (£1.7 Billion) is just from people buying in game items. League of Legends was created by Riot Games and is only compatible with Windows and Mac.


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