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Dark Souls

Total player count
as of 1 August 2019
New players
1 July – 1 Aug
including new players

Number of players by platform

Some gamers can play on both platforms, so the whole can be less or more than the sum of its parts.

Total player count PlayStation 4 1,000,000 28%
PlayStation 3 2,700,000 72%
New players PlayStation 4 +39,000 90%
PlayStation 3 +4,400 10%
MAU PlayStation 4 73,000 88%
PlayStation 3 9,700 12%

Total player count by date and platform

Note: so far every number between the starting and ending point means “at least X players that day”. The graph is getting more accurate with every update.
Usually the starting date is the date of the first trophy earned.

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3,400,000 players (96%)
earned at least one trophy

36,000 accounts (1%)
with nothing but Dark Souls

75 games
on a Dark Souls player's account on average

Popularity by country

Relative popularity
compared to other countries
Country's share
Japan 8x more popular 14%
Taiwan 3x more popular 0.4%
South Korea 3x more popular 0.5%
Canada 3x more popular 5%
Finland 2.5x more popular 0.5%
Hong Kong 2.5x more popular 1.5%
Italy 2.5x more popular 4%
United States 2.5x more popular 40%
Australia 2x more popular 2%
Norway 1.9x more popular 0.5%
Greece 1.9x more popular 0.4%
Austria 1.8x more popular 0.5%
Germany 1.8x more popular 5%
Sweden 1.7x more popular 0.6%
Russia 1.6x more popular 1.5%
Singapore 1.6x more popular 0.2%
New Zealand 1.6x more popular 0.4%
Czech Republic 1.6x more popular 0.2%
Ireland 1.6x more popular 0.4%
Spain 1.5x more popular 4%
Brazil 1.4x more popular 3%
United Kingdom 1.4x more popular 6%
Switzerland 1.4x more popular 0.4%
South Africa 1.4x more popular 0.3%
Thailand 1.3x more popular 0.09%
Denmark 1.3x more popular 0.3%
Luxembourg 1.2x more popular 0.03%
Belgium 1.2x more popular 0.6%
Poland worldwide average 0.7%
Croatia worldwide average 0.07%
Chile worldwide average 0.6%
Hungary worldwide average 0.09%
Portugal worldwide average 0.5%
Ukraine worldwide average 0.07%
Mexico worldwide average 1.2%
Slovakia worldwide average 0.03%
Malaysia worldwide average 0.1%
Netherlands 1.2x less popular 0.7%
Emirates 1.4x less popular 0.3%
Iceland 1.4x less popular 0.01%
Slovenia 1.4x less popular 0.01%
France 1.4x less popular 2.5%
Bulgaria 1.5x less popular 0.06%
Indonesia 1.6x less popular 0.08%
Kuwait 1.7x less popular 0.07%
Argentina 1.7x less popular 0.5%
El Salvador 1.8x less popular 0.02%
Saudi Arabia 1.8x less popular 0.7%
Malta 1.9x less popular 0.01%
Cyprus 1.9x less popular 0.01%
Colombia 1.9x less popular 0.1%
Peru 1.9x less popular 0.08%
Costa Rica 2x less popular 0.03%
Turkey 2x less popular 0.1%
Lebanon 2.5x less popular 0.02%
Bahrain 2.5x less popular 0.01%
Qatar 2.5x less popular 0.04%
Romania 2.5x less popular 0.05%
Uruguay 2.5x less popular 0.01%
Paraguay 2.5x less popular 0.01%
India 3x less popular 0.05%
Israel 3x less popular 0.04%
China 3x less popular 0.07%
Ecuador 4x less popular 0.02%
Honduras 5x less popular 0.01%
Nicaragua 5x less popular 0.01%
Panama 6x less popular 0.01%
Oman 6x less popular 0.01%
Guatemala 9x less popular 0.01%
Bolivia 11x less popular 0.01%
Every number comes with ~10% margin of error. Also, bugs happen.
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