Reddit user /u/sickgraphs has animated data from VGCharts.com and the results are weirdly hypnotic.
The data only shows the first release of these games. That’s important because it keeps the graph clean but also denies GTA and other games of other sales spikes they’ve enjoyed. However, GTA dominance is pretty clear.
As this chart follows weekly sales, there is a notable omission: Minecraft. Minecraft is the best selling game of all time, and yet it never had a riotous release day in the way that some of these more traditional AAA titles did.
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