Which Star Wars game has sold the most and thus washed the most money into the coffers of publishers and developers? The list of published Star Wars games is long and there are some promising candidates for the podium. In this series of pictures we show you which game is the undisputed number one.
Every year on May 4th the time has come and the official one Star-Wars-Tag is rung in: May the 4th be with you.
On the occasion of this happy event, Mat Piscatella posted one on Twitter List of the best-selling Star Wars games shared in the US. In doing so, all published games were starting 1995 to March 2021 considered.
All were counted physical and digital sales in the Nintendo eShop, the PS Store, Steam and the Xbox platforms.
The result was a top 10, which is sure to cause some surprises. Which game did you think grabbed first place? Find it now in the following Photo gallery out!
Tenth place occupied by one Veteran of the Star Wars universe. Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire is a 1996 for the Nintendo 64 Released third-person shooter that still comes from the renowned software company LucasArts. Even then, the game was good Records show.
By 1997 they were already a million Copies of the game sold, so it took third place among the best-selling Nintendo 64 games between September 1996 and August 1997. In the overall ranking, the game has to be content with tenth place, which is with the large selection of Star Wars games is still considerable.
In ninth place it makes itself up again Shooter cozy, this time Star Wars: Battlefront, which was released for the first time in 2004. The first and third person shooter was on the back then PS2, the Xbox and the PC hit like a bomb.
The possibility of the great battles in the well-known locations in fast-paced Multiplayer battles experience thrilled many players back then. In fact, the concept is so popular that in 2015 a New edition of the Star Wars shooter appeared.
Battlefront has about 5.5 million copies can sell, with 3.61 million sales on the PS2-Version are due.
Let’s take a detour into the virtual world of terminal blocks: Eighth place can be snatched up by the first LEGO game for Star Wars – LEGO Star Wars. The first part of the extremely successful LEGO Star Wars series appeared 2005 for the Game Boy Advance, the PS2, Xbox, Nintendo GameCube and the PC.
The first three episodes of the film series are skillfully made in LEGO Star Wars Jump ‚n‘ Run– Manned mastered.
And another LEGO game follows as a blockbuster. It is the am 2006 released sequel LEGO Star Wars 2: The Classic Trilogy. The players could look back then various platforms like Game Boy Advance, DS, the GameCube, the PS2, PSP, Xbox, Xbox 360 and the PC into the Action-Adventure fall.
Publishing on different platforms benefited the game: it sold more than in its first week of sales 1.1 million times.
We turn our backs on the Lego worlds and come back to Battlefront. But this time for the successor Star Wars: Battlefront 2. And we mean the original Battlefront 2 from the year 2005. It was released for the PS2, PSP, Xbox and PC.
In contrast to its successful predecessor, Battlefront 2 received a coherent one campaignwhere the background story plays a bigger role. With more than seven million Units Star Wars: Battlefront 2 is right at home in sixth place.
The fifth place of the best-selling Star Wars games goes to a representative who times the dark side of power can be enjoyed to the fullest. in the Action-Adventure LucasArts puts you under the wing of Darth Vader taken personally and sliced your way through agile battles with your lightsaber.
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed erschien 2008 for PS3, Xbox 360, Wii, PS2, PSP and Nintendo DS. The PC version followed a short time later. Meanwhile, around the seven million Copies of the title have been sold.
Another LEGO piece has snuck into the top 10. This time it’s the roundup of the two aforementioned parts – LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga. The action adventure was released in 2007 for the PS3, Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii and the PC. Other platforms followed later.
This part was particularly popular among Nintendo players and was thus able to contribute to the strong sales figures. Back in 2009, LEGO had Star Wars: The Complete Saga over 3.4 million Can sell copies.
And again a battlefront that got lost in the top 10. In third place and thus on the podium, Star Wars: Battlefront 2 makes itself comfortable. The 2017 published Third-Person-Shooter is still played by a large fan base on PS4, Xbox One and PC.
The new edition of the original game, which appeared in 2005, offers, in contrast to its predecessor, which appeared in 2015 Single player campaignthat brings the background story closer to the player. The game could already be more than seven million times sell and has earned third place with it.
Second place goes to the still quite fresh Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. The one produced by Respawn Entertainment and published by EA Third-Person-Action-Adventure appeared 2019 for the PS4, Xbox One and the PC. There you slip into the role of Cal Kestis and have to face inquisitors in the Galactic Empire.
The Jedi adventure could even go against EA’s target of six to eight million copies ten million Implement piece.
The Battlefront franchise seems to have really taken a hit with gamers. In addition to the three other representatives in this top 10, Star Wars: Battlefront, released in 2015, finally climbed the podium. The Multiplayer fun from Digital Illusions found its way to the PS4, Xbox One and the PC.
The shooter should meanwhile more than twelve million times have sold and is therefore the undisputed leader. There are even numbers circulating that Battlefront and Battlefront 2 together are even 33 million times should have sold. EA does not disclose which part is allocated to which part.
But this shows that the Battlefront franchise is the undefeated player favorite – how about this record with one Star Wars: Battlefront 3 would be continued?
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