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Best Selling PC Games

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People who added this item 782 Average listal rating (865 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 0
The Sims - PC Games
Sales: 16 million
Release: 2000
Genre: Virtual Life
Publisher: Electronic Arts

* Total includes original plus all expansions, special editions, and bundles
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People who added this item 1147 Average listal rating (1318 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 0
The Sims 2 - PC Games
Sales: 13 million
Release: 2004
Genre: Virtual Life
Publisher: Electronic Arts

* Total includes original (5.2 million) plus all expansions, special editions, and bundle packs
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People who added this item 991 Average listal rating (914 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 0
World of Warcraft - PC Games
Sales: 11.8 million subscribers
Release: 2004
Genre: Massive Multiplayer Online RPG
Publisher: Blizzard
People who added this item 621 Average listal rating (465 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 0
StarCraft - PC Games
Sales: 11 million
Release: 1998
Genre: Real-Time Strategy
Publisher: Blizzard
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People who added this item 785 Average listal rating (803 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 0
Half-Life - PC Games
Sales: 9.3 million
Released: 1998
Genre: First Person Shooter
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People who added this item 1021 Average listal rating (1029 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 0
Half-Life 2 - PC Games
Sales: 6.5 million
Release: 2004
Genre: First Person Shooter
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People who added this item 172 Average listal rating (77 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 0
Myst - PC Games
Sales: 6 milion
Released: 1993
Genre: Adventure
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People who added this item 343 Average listal rating (196 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 0
Guild Wars - PC Games
Sales: 6 million (including all expansions)
Release: 2005
Genre: Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing game (MMORPG)
People who added this item 317 Average listal rating (166 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 0
Sales: 5.6 million
Release: 2006
Genre: People simulator (add-on)
People who added this item 261 Average listal rating (162 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 0
Battlefield 1942 - PC Games
Sales: 4.39 million (including all expansions)
Release: 2002
Genre: Online First Person Shooter
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People who added this item 498 Average listal rating (403 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 0
Counter-Strike - PC Games
Sales: 4.2 million
Release: 2000
Genre: Online FPS
People who added this item 266 Average listal rating (171 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 0
Sales: 4 million (North American sales only)
Release: 1999
Genre: Management Strategy
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People who added this item 769 Average listal rating (705 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 0
Diablo II - PC Games
Sales: 4 million
Release: 2000
Genre: Action Role-Playing Game
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Sales: 4 million
Release: 2008
Genre: MMORPG Expansion
People who added this item 20 Average listal rating (12 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 0
Populous - PC Games
Sales: 4 million
Release: 1989
Genre: God-mode strategy
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People who added this item 32 Average listal rating (17 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 0
Sales: 4 million
Release: 2000
Genre: Real-Time Strategy
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People who added this item 539 Average listal rating (418 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 0
DOOM 3 - PC Games
Sales: 3.5 million
Release: 2004
Genre: First Person Shooter
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People who added this item 19 Average listal rating (12 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 0
Everquest - PC Games
Sales: 3.5 million
Release: 1999
Genre: Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing game (MMORPG)
People who added this item 34 Average listal rating (18 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 0
Theme Park - PC Games
Sales: 3.5 million
Release: 1994
Genre: Management Strategy
Sales: 3.5 million
Release: 2007
Genre: MMORPG (add-on)
People who added this item 409 Average listal rating (265 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 0
Sales: 3 million
Release: 2005
Genre: Empire building strategy
People who added this item 639 Average listal rating (528 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 0
Sales: 3 million
Release: 2002
Genre: Real-Time Strategy
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People who added this item 412 Average listal rating (293 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 0
Age of Empires - PC Games
Sales: 3 million
Release: 1997
Genre: Real-Time Strategy
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People who added this item 596 Average listal rating (411 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 0
Sales: 3 million (includes X360 version)
Release: 2006
Genre: Fantasy Role-Playing Game
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People who added this item 301 Average listal rating (183 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 0
Sales: 3 million
Release: 1996
Genre: Real-Time Strategy
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People who added this item 534 Average listal rating (394 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 0
Diablo - PC Games
Sales: 2.5 million
Release: 1997
Genre: Action Role-Playing Game
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People who added this item 429 Average listal rating (259 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 0
Age of Empires III - PC Games
Sales: 2.5 million
Release: 2005
Genre: Real-Time Strategy
People who added this item 36 Average listal rating (14 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 0
Anno 1602 A.D. - PC Games
Sales: 2.5 million (including 1602 A.D.)
Release: 1999
Genre: Real-Time Strategy
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People who added this item 9 Average listal rating (5 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 0
Sales: 2.5 million
Release: 2005
Genre: Real-Time Strategy
People who added this item 498 Average listal rating (351 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 0
BioShock - PC Games
Sales: 2.2 million (includes X360 version)
Release: 2007
Genre: First Person Shooter
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People who added this item 404 Average listal rating (249 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 0
Battlefield 2 - PC Games
Sales: 2.09 million
Release: 2005
Genre: Online First Person Shooter
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People who added this item 308 Average listal rating (174 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 0
Baldur's Gate - PC Games
Sales: 2 million
Release: 1998
Genre: Fantasy Role-Playing Game
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People who added this item 325 Average listal rating (184 ratings) 8.7 IMDB Rating 0
Sales: 2 million
Release: 2000
Genre: Fantasy Role-Playing Game
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People who added this item 281 Average listal rating (181 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 0
Sales: 2 million
Release: 2001
Genre: Empire building strategy
People who added this item 369 Average listal rating (214 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 0
Neverwinter Nights - PC Games
Sales: 2 million
Release: 2002
Genre: Fantasy Role-Playing Game
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People who added this item 254 Average listal rating (164 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 0
Sales: 2 million
Release: 1995
Genre: Real-Time Strategy
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People who added this item 328 Average listal rating (189 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 0
Black & White - PC Games
Sales: 2 million
Release: 2001
Genre: God-mode Strategy
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Sales: 2 million
Released: 2007
Genre: First Person Shooter
People who added this item 303 Average listal rating (184 ratings) 8.6 IMDB Rating 0
Mafia - PC Games
Sales: 2 million
Release: 2002
Genre: Third-person Shooter
People who added this item 117 Average listal rating (77 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 0
Prince of Persia - PC Games
Sales: 2 million
Release: 1990
Genre: 2D Action Platformer
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Sales: 2 million
Release: 1999
Genre: Real-Time Strategy
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People who added this item 110 Average listal rating (56 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 0
Sales: 2 million
Release: 1997
Genre: Puzzle Adventure
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People who added this item 44 Average listal rating (19 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 0
The 7th Guest - PC Games
Sales: 2 million
Release: 1992
Genre: Puzzle Adventure
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People who added this item 328 Average listal rating (217 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 0
Sales: 2 million
Release: 1994
Genre: First Person Shooter
People who added this item 60 Average listal rating (37 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 0
Ragnarök Online - PC Games
Sales: 2 million
Release: 2002
Genre: MMORPG
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People who added this item 77 Average listal rating (39 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 0
Sacred - PC Games
Sales: 1.8 million
Release: 2004
Genre: Action RPG
People who added this item 369 Average listal rating (231 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 0
Quake - PC Games
Sales: 1.7 million
Released: 1996
Genre: First Person Shooter
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People who added this item 245 Average listal rating (131 ratings) 9 IMDB Rating 0
The Orange Box - PC Games
Sales: at least 1.5 million
Release: 2007
Genre: First Person Shooter
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People who added this item 375 Average listal rating (202 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 0
Crysis - PC Games
Sales: 1.5 million
Release: 2007
Genre: First Person Shooter
Sales: 1.5 million shipped
Release: 2008
Genre: MMORPG
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An incomplete list of best-selling PC games of all time. It's incomplete because getting full results of sales across all platforms, re-releases, and from all types of vendors is problematic to say the least.

The games on this list are ones that have published aprox sales figures, with minimum of 1 million sales, and listed from best-seller onwards.

Latest figures taken from wikipedia page on January 2008: link


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4th Generation Consoles:
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3rd Generation Consoles:
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