This is a list of best-selling video game franchises that have sold or shipped at least 5 million copies. Unless otherwise stated, numbers indicate worldwide units sold, ordered alphabetically whenever two or more list the same amount. The exception are the ones specifying shipments, which have lower precedence than others listing sales.
Franchise sales include expansion packs even though they are not considered full video games. For best-selling individual video games, see List of best-selling video games. The sales figures given below do not include arcade game sales, which can be found at List of highest-grossing arcade video games.
– This color indicates a sub-series of a larger video game franchise. This does not necessarily apply for series that are not video game-based.
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