Best-selling videogame heroine
Who
Lara Croft - Tomb Raider
What
40,800,000 unit(s) sold
Where
Not Applicable ()
When

With lifetime sales of 40.88 million as of 22 March 2017, Square Enix’s Tomb Raider, starring Lara Croft, has outsold every other franchise with a female lead according to VGChartz. Its success has inspired novels, comics and movies. A major film reboot starring Alicia Vikander is scheduled for 2018.

Sales of Lara Croft’s adventures eclipse those of second-placed Samus Aran from Metroid.