“NBA 2K18” is the Best-Selling Sports Game of 2017

By Staff  |  02/12/2018

NBA 2K18 Cover With Kyrie Irving in Boston Celtics Uniform

NBA 2K18 was a huge success for 2K Games in 2017. In fact, it was the best-selling sports game of the year.

According to numbers provided by the NBA, 2K18 outsold other popular sports game franchises, including Madden and FIFA.

That's not all the good news. It was also the No. 2 best-selling game overall. A recent report by The NPD Group reveals that 2K18 was second, only to Call of Duty: WWII. Behind those top two is Destiny, Madden NFL 18, and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

2K18 followed a wildly successful NBA 2K17, which sold around nine million copies worldwide, making it the best-selling edition in franchise history.

Below is the top 10 best-selling video games of 2017:

1. Call of Duty: WWII
2. NBA 2K18
3. Destiny
4. Madden NFL 18
5. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
6. Grand Theft Auto V
7. Ghost Recon: Wildlands
8. Star Wars: Battlefront II
9. Super Mario Odyssey
10. Mario Kart 8