With dozens and dozens of titles behind it and almost 500 million copies sold worldwide (specifically 496,400,000), this fun game of placing colored blocks and trying not to cross the line has become one of the banners of video games in any country whom we are going to ask. That’s why, to celebrate their enormous success through the decades, we bring you a list of their ten most successful releases. Here we go…
10. Puyo Puyo Tetris (Nintendo Switch)
We start with one of the most recent titles in the franchise, for Nintendo Switch. In this game you join the saga of puyo puyo of Sega in what is surely one of the crossovers most ambitious in the history of video games. To date, more than 1,000,000 cartridges have been sold.
9. Tetris 2 (NES)
The continuation of the original title manages to sneak into this top in a more than decent position. Although it came out in 1993, and despite not having been as successful as its predecessor (complicated task), it does He managed to sell a good number of cartridges: a total of 1,240,000.
8. Puyo Puyo Tetris
Although we previously talked about the version of this title for Nintendo Switch, the versions released in 2017 also managed to achieve good numbers, specifically more than 1,400,000 games sold.
7. Tetris Worlds (GBA)
In this title for Game Boy Advance we will find several modes and worlds in which to play Tetris. Although in terms of gameplay it is not very different from the original game, there are some levels that are very nice to play. In total it has exceeded 1,500,000 units sold.
6. Tetris DX (GBC)
After the success of the first Tetris for Game Boy, the Deluxe version for Game Boy Color gave the classic the joy of a more colorful screen and new challenges and modes. Total, this title managed to sell 1,880,000 cartridges he alone
5. Tetris Worlds (PS2)
Although we had already talked about this title, and although the portable version was very successful, the one that came out for the second PlayStation simply repeated the success on other platforms, close to 2,000,000 games sold.
4. Tetris Plus (PS)
The version that appeared for the first PlayStation, and that included some extra levels compared to the original game, managed to comfortably exceed 2,000,000 records Sold in the mid 90’s.
3. Tetris DS (NDS)
One of Nintendo’s most mythical consoles in recent years did not want to be left without its version of Tetris And my goodness if the play of getting their own version went well for them. He managed to sell 2,840,000 cartridges 17 years ago.
The original game for the NES from 1989 remains at the gates of the podium, despite having been the game that fully reached our homes within a video game console. What would have become of the video game industry without Tetris? It came to sell 5,580,000 cartridges 8 bit…
1. Tetris (Game Boy)
The gold medal goes to the version of Tetris that came out for one of the best-selling handheld consoles in history, the legendary Nintendo Game Boy. Of course, this success had its trick because the game came as a gift in the first packs of the console… even so, its figures are scary: 30,260,000 cartridges sold.
And you? How many of these titles have you played?