The top-selling console of all time continues to be Sony'’ s PlayStation 2– and it'’ s in no danger of shedding that crown at any time quickly. In spite of the proceeding success of PlayStation 4 over the past seven years, Sony is still roughly 40 million devices far from surpassing the PS2'’ s leading place, while Nintendo ‘ s runaway success with Change still puts it well behind even PS4.

So while PlayStation 4 and also Switch continue to protect their places among the very successful gaming consoles of all time, we laid out to uncover just how the remainder of Sony, Nintendo, and also Microsoft'’ s equipment accumulate. To do so, we assembled a list of the 15 very successful computer game consoles of all time, with extra information on release dates, highest-rated video games, as well as much more.

(Some sales figures come directly from the equipment suppliers, while others are estimated based on the most just recently reported numbers and market evaluation. Unofficial sales overalls are marked with an asterisk (*).)

10. PlayStation Portable

Initial release day: December 12, 2004 (JP)

Production condition: Ended

Highest-rated video games: God of Battle: Chains of Olympus, Grand Theft Vehicle: Chinatown Wars, Shin Megami Tensei: Identity 3 Portable

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* Sony last reported an official sales overall for PSP in 2012, when it announced the handheld had actually marketed 76 million devices. The system would certainly remain to be produced for an additional 2 years, throughout which time it'’ s unclear specifically the amount of systems were sold. Price quotes for lifetime sales generally sit around 80 million, with some records coming in closer to 82 million, which would certainly place it over Nintendo'’ s GBA. However, sticking with the more-conservative price quote of 80 million, PSP comes in as the 10th-best-selling console of all time.

9. Game Child Development

Preliminary release day: March 21, 2001 (JP)

Manufacturing condition: Ended

Highest-rated video games: The Legend of Zelda: A Web Link to the Past, Tony Hawk'’ s Pro Skater 2, Super Mario Advance 4: Super Mario Bros. 3

This main sales figure comes directly from Nintendo. The business also keeps in mind software sales for the handheld shut at 377 million units. The Game Child Development line of devices included many different design iterations and also form elements, the last of which was the Video Game Kid Micro in 2005. The top-selling design was the Video game Child Advancement SP, with 43.57 million units offered. The Video Game Child Micro just marketed 2.42 million in its short run.

8. Xbox 360

Initial launch date: November 22, 2005 (NA)

Manufacturing status: Ended

Highest-rated games: Grand Burglary Automobile IV, Grand Theft Vehicle V, BioShock

* In June 2014, Microsoft reported it had delivered 84 million Xbox 360s to retailers. While Microsoft quit reporting details sales figures in 2015, the system stayed in manufacturing for virtually 2 years. During that two-year period, we can securely assume Microsoft converted that 84 million figure from sell-in to sell-through, while, cautiously approximating, moving an extra one million systems. If accurate, that would position Xbox 360 in the eighth area on the list of very popular gaming consoles.

7. PlayStation 3

Initial launch date: November 11, 2006 (JP)

Manufacturing status: Finished

Highest-rated games: Grand Burglary Auto IV, Grand Theft Auto V, Undiscovered 2: Among Thieves

* Since March 31, 2017, PS3 had actually marketed 87.4 million devices, according to Sony. The system would remain in manufacturing via May of that exact same year. With that in mind, it'’ s most likely PS3 finished its keep up somewhere in between 87 and 88 million devices marketed, leaving us with our conservative quote of 87.5

6. Nintendo Wii

Preliminary launch day: November 19, 2006 (NA)

Production standing: Finished

Highest-rated games: Super Mario Galaxy, Super Mario Galaxy 2, The Tale of Zelda: Twilight Princess

According to main sales figures from Nintendo, Wii ended its run as the fifth-best-selling console of perpetuity. With over 100 million systems offered, Wii created 920 million units of software program sales —– the 2nd most for any kind of Nintendo console.

5. PlayStation –– 102.4 million

First release date: December 3, 1994 (JP)

Manufacturing condition: Ended

Highest-rated video games: Tony Hawk'’ s Pro Skater 2, Tekken 3, Grandmother Turismo According to

Sony, the original PlayStation ‘ s last sales amount to rests at 102.4 million, with over 960 million software program devices sold. This makes it the third-best-selling Sony console ever before, as it was recently surpassed by PlayStation 4. 4. PlayStation 4– 115.2 million Preliminary

release date: November 15, 2013(NA)Manufacturing standing: Ongoing Highest-rated video games: Red Dead Redemption 2, Grand Theft Vehicle V, The Last of Us Remastered PlayStation 4 has dominated the 8th generation ofconsoles. After delivering 1.4 million devices in the last quarter of 2020, PS4 ‘ s sales total

is currently as much as 115.2 million. It holds the title of «fastest residence console to reach 100 million system sell in,»according to Niko Allies expert Daniel Ahmad, beating PS2 to the landmark by 2 months. To day, greater than a billion software program systems have actually been sold for the console. 3. Game Boy/Game Boy Color Preliminary release day: April 21, 1989(JP)Manufacturing condition: Ended Highest-rated video games: Steel Equipment: Ghost Babel(Metal Gear Solid), Super Mario Bros. Deluxe, The Tale of Zelda: Oracle

of Ages This sales figure comes directly from Nintendo as well as consists of sales of both the initial Game Boy and succeeding Video game Young boy

Color. 501 million devices of software program were offered

for the console– helpful for third on Nintendo ‘ s all-time software application list. 2. Nintendo DS First release date: November 21, 2004(NA) Production condition: Ended Highest-rated games: Grand Burglary Vehicle: Chinatown Wars, Flipnote Studio, Chrono Trigger This sales figure comes directly from Nintendo as well as includes total sales for all systems within the DS family members, consisting of the original version, DS Lite, and DSi. Nintendo'DS is likewise the firm ‘ s best-performing system in regards to

software sales, with virtually 950 million video games offered. 1. PlayStation

2 Initial launch day: March

4, 2000(JP)Production condition: Finished Highest-rated games: Tony Hawk ‘ s Pro Skater 3, Grand Burglary Auto III

, Citizen Evil 4 * PlayStation 2 remains the very successful video game console of all time. Sony ‘ s precious system tops Nintendo DS by roughly 5 million devices marketed, while handily outselling every other console around. Since January 31, 2011, Sony had sold 150 million PS2s to sellers. While that was the last main

total amount reported, the console would continue to be in manufacturing via very early 2013. Niko Partners expert Daniel Ahmad(

via ResetEra )kept in mindsales climbed

to 155.1 million through March 2012. Our grand total amount of 159 million was gotten to making use of Ahmad ‘ s continued reasoning:»

In the fiscal year finishing March 2013 a total of 16.5 million PS3 & PS2 devices were delivered,'» he created.»PS2 was still being delivered throughout this duration so the info we ‘ re missing out on is how many units were PS2 as well as the amount of were PS3. Utilizing PS3 ‘ s 80m sell in news as an overview you can work backwards and also inevitably exercise that PS2 [sales from March 2012 with the end of its manufacturing] must have been close to 4m.»Its software program sales rest at an astonishing 1.5 billion units, according to Sony.