The 10 Best Selling Role Playing Games of All Time for PC

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Wondering which are the 10 best selling role playing games of all time, for the PC? Then you’ve come to the right list. While they tend to get less attention than some other genres, like shooters, RPG’s have long been one of the most popular genres on PC.


The gaming world has grown immensely, attracting diverse fans from all around the globe. Throughout the past three decades, RPG’s have experienced their ups and downs in popularity on home computers along with those shifting demographics and fan bases. The genre thrived throughout the 1980’s and early 1990’s before drying up somewhat. Recently they’ve experienced a renaissance again.

Of course, not all video games released are as successful as those recent hits from BioWare. Some games are instant hits, and some make history, while others quickly fade into obscurity. If you like video games, you cannot miss the list we’ve compiled of The 10 Best-Selling Video Games of All Time. Whether you enjoy console games, PC games, or both, check out the list we’ve made and learn about some of the best-selling video games of all time.

This time, we’re delving into the world of RPG’s. In these games, the player typically controls the actions of a protagonist within a fictional world, usually fantasy-based. RPG’s have advanced greatly since their first releases, when they had only simple text-based console-window games. They’ve now developed sophisticated graphics, with 3D experiences, great character development and gameplay complexity.

Every gamer enjoys a good adventure, and likes to slide from time to time, into magical worlds such as these, where they can be a hero and escape from their everyday stress. So, we have gathered some best-selling role playing games of all time, for PC’s in this list, introducing those worlds which captivated gamers the most and let them escape the real world for a few hours.

No. 10 Baldur’s Gate

Copies sold: 2 Million

Year of release: 1998

This game was released by Bioware, and is based on the popular Dungeons & Dragons pen and paper role-playing game, set in the Forgotten Realms. Players could build a party of individuals and set out on various quests. Subsequent sequels continued selling well.

The list of the best selling role playing games of all time for PC continues on the next page.

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