As part of the Xbox family of consoles, the Xbox One was introduced by Microsoft on May 21st, 2013. This console is the successor to the Xbox 360 and the predecessor to the next-gen consoles, the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S.
With a worldwide launch on November 22nd, 2013, Xbox One has been one of Microsoft’s most successful consoles thanks to the addition of both the Xbox One S and the Xbox One X; thanks to Xbox Game Pass, a fundamental pillar that has led Microsoft to the pinnacle of success. But, within this great family, what have been the 10 best-selling games in history on Xbox One ?
The generation of Xbox One has lasted 7 years, a long time ahead where great jewels have been received that are in this top 10 best-selling games on Xbox both in the United States and in the rest of the world. We add that these data that you will see below is from 2019, so it’s most likely that some titles have increased their number of sales, which includes both physical and digital.
Call of Duty Infnite Warfare – 4.79 Million
With 4.79 million copies sold, Call of Duty Infinite Warfare ranks 10th. Published by Activision and developed by Infinity Ward, this title is preserved as one of the best Call of Duty. Thanks to a campaign that marked the return to the military roots of the franchise, by the hand of Captain Reyes, a pilot promoted to Commander. You must lead the coalition forces against a ruthless enemy, while trying to overcome the deadly environments of space. Part of it’s success came from zombies mode, this time in an amusement park from the 80’s.
Halo 5: Guardians – 4.92 Million
343 Industries was the successor to Bungie, in this great saga. With 4.92 million copies sold, Halo 5: Guardians brought something new to the franchise; thus seeing what 343 was capable of with Microsoft. They put a lot of emphasis on both the campaign and the matchmaking, and it really was a great balance.
Fallout 4 – 5.03 Million
Bethesda Game Studios, the award-winning creators of Fallout 3 and Skyrim, has sold 5.03 million copies of Fallout 4. Fallout 4 won more than 50 Game of the Year Awards and top honors at the 2016 DICE Awards. The US company’s most ambitious title to date, which has now joined Microsoft. At the moment, Fallout 4 remains one of the best games in the franchise. We are the only survivor of Vault 111 in a world destroyed by nuclear war.
Battlefield 1 – 5.13 Million
As one of the most awarded games from DICE and EA, Battlefield 1 has sold 5.1 million copies. Fight epic battles, whether in the oppressive urban settings of a besieged French city, in the heavily guarded Alpine forts of Italy or in frenzied battles in the Arabian Desert. Discover a world at war with an adventure-filled campaign or take part in epic multiplayer battles with up to 64 players and adapt your tactics to the environment, it’s destruction and the changing weather.
Call of Duty Advanced Warfare – 5.22 Million
Activision is the company with the most games in this top 10. The Call of Duty franchise has always been hugely successful through thick and thin. In this case, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare ranks sixth with 5.22 million copies sold on Xbox One alone . This title somehow reinvented itself, imagining what the battlefields of the future would be like, where technology and strategy have evolved to give way to a new era of combat.
Minecraft – 5.43 Million
Even being a total success on PC, and on Xbox 360 at the time, Minecraft occupies the 5th position of this top 10 best-selling game on Xbox One; it has sold 5.43 million copies both in physical and digital format. Explore infinite worlds and build anything from the simplest house to the greatest of castles. Play in creative mode with unlimited resources or mine from the depths of the world in survival mode to create weapons and armor that defend you from dangerous creatures.
Red Dead Redemption 2 – 5.77 Million
In 4th place, we have one of the two Rockstar Games games featured in this top 10. Red Dead Redemption 2 has managed to reach 5.77 million copies sold, a number that is nowhere near what the first installment sold. Still, Red Dead Redemption 2 is one of the best games of this generation both graphically and storywise. An example to follow for the rest of the games.
Call of Duty WWII – 6.23 Million
As the second most popular game in the Call of Duty franchise, we find World War II. A game title that has achieved 6.23 million copies sold only on Xbox One in this short time. This great game goes back to the roots of what Call of Duty means to most fans. With a breathtaking experience that redefines WWII for a whole new generation of gamers. Disembark in Normandy on D-Day and battle across Europe in some of the most iconic settings in history’s bloodiest war.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 – 7.37 Million
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 was impossible not to be on this list of the best-selling games on Xbox One. Activision’s most successful title ranks second with 7.37 million copies sold. This game combines three unique game modes: Campaign, Multiplayer and Zombies. It offers fans the deepest and most ambitious gameplay in Call of Duty history. This title once reached an unprecedented level of innovation, including spectacular environments, never-before-seen weaponry and abilities, and a new improved fluid motion system.
Grand Theft Auto V – 8.72 Million
GTA V is ranked 1st in the best-selling games ever on Xbox One. Rockstar Games has reaped spectacular numbers, and only on Xbox One it has achieved 8.72 million copies sold. Without a doubt the campaign and the online mode of GTA V have marked a before and after in the video game industry. Be Michael, Franklin or Trevor in the spectacular city of Los Santos and Blaine County.