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Dark Souls

Total player count
as of 15 October 2019
New players
15 Sep – 15 Oct
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 1,100,000 29%
PlayStation 3 2,700,000 71%
New players PlayStation 4 +22,000 92%
PlayStation 3 +1,900 8%
MAU PlayStation 4 51,000 88%
PlayStation 3 6,800 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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3,500,000 players (96%)
earned at least one trophy

37,000 accounts (1%)
with nothing but Dark Souls

47 games
the median number of games on accounts with Dark Souls

Popularity by region

Relative popularity
compared to other regions
Region's share
North America1.7x more popular42%
Central and South America2.5x less popular5%
Western and Northern Europeworldwide average25%
Eastern and Southern Europe1.2x less popular3%
Asia1.7x more popular21%
Middle East3x less popular1.2%
Australia and New Zealand1.3x more popular2.5%
South Africaworldwide average0.2%

Popularity by country

Relative popularity
compared to other countries
Country's share
Japan8x more popular18%
Taiwan3x more popular0.4%
South Korea3x more popular0.4%
Hong Kong3x more popular1.5%
Canada2.5x more popular4%
Finland2.5x more popular0.5%
Italy2.5x more popular4%
United States2x more popular38%
Australia1.9x more popular2%
Greece1.8x more popular0.4%
Austria1.8x more popular0.5%
Russia1.6x more popular1.5%
Germany1.6x more popular5%
Norway1.6x more popular0.4%
Sweden1.6x more popular0.6%
New Zealand1.5x more popular0.4%
Singapore1.5x more popular0.2%
Ireland1.5x more popular0.4%
Czech Republic1.4x more popular0.2%
Spain1.4x more popular3%
Brazil1.4x more popular3%
Thailand1.4x more popular0.08%
South Africa1.3x more popular0.2%
United Kingdom1.3x more popular5%
Switzerland1.2x more popular0.3%
Hungary1.2x more popular0.09%
Poland1.2x more popular0.6%
Chileworldwide average0.5%
Denmarkworldwide average0.3%
Mexicoworldwide average1.1%
Ukraineworldwide average0.08%
Belgiumworldwide average0.6%
Luxembourgworldwide average0.03%
Portugalworldwide average0.4%
Slovakiaworldwide average0.03%
Croatiaworldwide average0.06%
Malaysiaworldwide average0.1%
Icelandworldwide average0.01%
Malta1.2x less popular0.01%
Netherlands1.3x less popular0.7%
Slovenia1.4x less popular0.01%
Indonesia1.4x less popular0.07%
Emirates1.5x less popular0.3%
France1.5x less popular2.5%
Bulgaria1.6x less popular0.05%
Cyprus1.6x less popular0.01%
El Salvador1.7x less popular0.02%
Kuwait1.7x less popular0.07%
Argentina1.8x less popular0.5%
Peru1.8x less popular0.09%
Saudi Arabia1.9x less popular0.6%
Colombia1.9x less popular0.1%
Costa Rica2x less popular0.03%
Turkey2x less popular0.1%
Uruguay2.5x less popular0.01%
Romania2.5x less popular0.05%
Lebanon2.5x less popular0.02%
India2.5x less popular0.07%
China2.5x less popular0.08%
Qatar2.5x less popular0.04%
Honduras2.5x less popular0.01%
Bahrain2.5x less popular0.01%
Paraguay3x less popular0.01%
Panama3x less popular0.01%
Israel3x less popular0.03%
Ecuador3x less popular0.02%
Guatemala4x less popular0.01%
Nicaragua6x less popular0.01%
Oman6x less popular0.01%
Bolivia6x less popular0.01%
Every number is ±10% (and bigger for small values).
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