Top 5 Highest Grossing Games 2019 (PC) – Check My Lists

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This is the new era, where playing games is ardently loved by every generation of people. Be it a child or a full grown up man, some enjoy playing games in their free time and many take out the time from their busy schedules especially for playing games.

When we talk about top grossing video games then it is a well known fact that games sometimes out-gross the top earning movies of Hollywood. This year was not good for many game franchises in terms of earning but some all time top franchises never go into loss in terms of earning.

According to our report, this year people are more interested in shooting multiplayer online games than single player games like Assassin Creed etc.

Below, we have listed top 5 games who have earned a fortune in the year 2019. So checkout the top grossing video games of 2019.

Fortnite Battle Royal

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2.5 Billion in 2 Years

Top on the list is Fortnite, a free-to-play battle royale online video game by Epic Games. The game was released in September 2017 for Windows, Mac, Xbox and other platforms.

The concept of the game is same as other games in the same battle royale category such as PlayerUnderground’s Battlegrounds.

Game Description: 100 players connect online and skydive onto an island. They scavenge for gears and weapons to fight among themselves. The map constricts as game progresses and last man standing is the winner. Players can fight alone (Solo) or as a party of two (duos) or as a party of three (Squads).

After receiving positive reviews from critics, the game quickly rose in popularity and by 2019 it surpassed PUBG in player count and revenue. According to Wikipedia’s report, the game had been played by 250 million people with revenue of more than 2.5 billion dollars by March 2019.

The game gain more popularity when some popular social media stars and celebrities promoted this game.

Dungeon Fighter Online

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12 Billion in 14 Years

Second on the list is Dungeon Fighter Online which is the highest grossing and most played video game of all times.

Also known as DFO, Dungeon Fighter Online is a beat ‘em up category game developed by Neople, which is a South Korean subsidiary of Nexon.

Game Description: DFO is a classic 2D side-scrolling, arcade and beat ‘em up game similarly like Golden Axe. Players will fight hordes of monsters while traversing 2D screens. There are some social aspects to the game which makes it even more popular like Guilds, Arena and Party Play.

DFO was released in 2005 and from then it has reached a peak of 600 millions players worldwide. It has a gross income 12 billion as of 2019. It ranks first in highest grossing video games of all time lists if calculated.

League of Legends

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8 Billion in 5 Years

Third on the list is a multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game released by Riot Games in 2009 for Windows and Mac. It is a free game and is supported by micro transactions, and was inspired by Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne and Defense of the Ancients.

Game Description: In this game, player gets to choose a champion character with unique abilities and battle against other players who have selected other champion character. Game is played as a team of five and main objective is to destroy the tower which is heart of their base. The first team to destroy the main tower called “Nexus” becomes victorious.

After 5 years of its release date, the game become the most played PC game in North America and Europe. In 2014, over 60 million people have played this game every month and 27 million in a day. It ranks first in most watched game per hour list. During 2016, the report stated that over 100 million users played this game each month. The game have an total revenue of 8 billion dollars from 2015 to 2019. Surely, this game is in top grossing games of all time list.

CrossFire

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11 Billion in 11 Years

Fourth on the list is an online free-to-play tactical first-person shooting game “CrossFire”. The game was developed by Smilegate Entertainment in 2007. It was released in China by Tencent Games.

Game Description:The players get to choose in between two mercenary corporations named “Black List” and “Global Risk”. Player assumes the role of any of these mercenaries and joins the online team to complete objective based scenarios. Expect Zombie mode and Wave mode, there are total of 16 players in one game with 8 men team each.

It gained a high popularity in China, Asia and South Korea. Due to its popularity it becomes the most played game by player count with more than 650 millions players worldwide. According to the reports in 2014, this game becomes the top grossing online games. In 2018 with a revenue of 11 billion Crossfire became the highest grossing video game of all time

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds

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1.3 Billion in 2 Years

Fifth on the list is the most famous game of 2019 which is PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) developed and published by PUBG Corporation. PUBG Corporation is a subsidiary of South Korean company Bluehole. This game is inspired by 2000 Japanese film “Battle Royale”. It comes in the category of online multiplayer battle royale.

Game Description:In the game total of one hundred players connect online and parachute onto an island. These players scavenge for weapons and fight among themselves. The area of the map decreases as time progresses which forces players for more encounters.The last player or a team standing wins the game.

The game was released in 2017 on Microsoft Windows, Mac and Xbox. A free-to-play version of it was released in 2018 on Android and IOS platform. By 2019 game became the best selling and most played game of all time. The company has sold more 70 million copies worldwide up till now, with more than 500 million players if mobile version included. The game have a total revenue of 1.3 billion from its release date.

Source: Wikipedia

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