In today’s world, video games are a vital part of life. Both kids and adults are spending money to enjoy video games. Moreover, 2021 is considered a golden time for video game manufacturers due to the pandemic that has given people ample time to play games. 

Some people tend to buy games physically, but most people opt for their favorite games online. There are multiple ways to get your ordered video games, including courier services, speedpak tracking and many others. 

Keep reading to know more about the revenue generated by the list of best-selling video games in 2021. Here we go:

Best Selling Video Games:

According to the report of NPD Group, it has been shown that spending in the United States of America has been grown consecutively for the thirteenth month that has hit $5.6 billion. 

The greatest increment was seen for the hardware that generated $680 million marking about a 47 percent rise year-on-year. 

The vast increase in the revenue of video games has been shown due to the pandemic. It has made the whole youth focus on spending their time and money on video games. When you have more time, all you want to do is to enjoy playing an attractive video game. 

List of Top 20 best-selling Games:

Here is a list of the top 20 more ordered and best-selling games in 2021. The ranking has been based on the number of orders and revenue generated by the video game. Following is the list:

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
  • Monster Hunter Rise
  • Outriders
  • Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury
  • Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  • Assassin’s Creed Valhalla
  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  • Super Mario 3D All-Stars 
  • Minecraft
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  • Super Smash Bros: Ultimate 
  • Pokemon Sword and Shield
  • Mortal Kombat 11
  • Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Madden NFL 21
  • NBA 2K21
  • Super Mario Party
  • FIFA 21

It was found that PS5 is the best-selling and most ordered consoles in US History. They have recorded the highest ever sales both in terms of unit sales and dollar sales. 

If we talk about the video games by month, the orders and sales for Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury was recorded highest ever for February overtaking the Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War. But the latter topped the list once again in March followed by Monster Hunter Rise. After a pretty wonderful launch, the Outriders just made it to third place in the top-ordered list of video games. 

The burden on the courier system is increasing vastly after April because of the full lockdown around the world as the pandemic has adopted another serious shape. Online orders are on the spike and people are spending more money to buy video games online to get themselves away from boredom. 


It has no doubt a fact that online shopping has made the game easier for everyone around the globe. Keeping this fact in mind, the pandemic has converted the minds of many toward online shopping of video games. If we carefully observe the list of top-selling and most ordered video games, you can conclude that the Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War is on the top of the list. It has been the all-time favorite game of a huge number of gamers. 

The Monster Hunter Rise has followed the chart with intense competition after a pretty decent launch but it is still behind the COD. “Outriders” is setting on number three.