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Dark Souls

Total player count
as of 12 January 2020
New players
12 Dec – 12 Jan
MAU (monthly active users)
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 1,300,000 31%
PlayStation 3 2,800,000 69%
New players PlayStation 4 +55,000 92%
PlayStation 3 +4,600 8%
MAU PlayStation 4 83,000 91%
PlayStation 3 8,200 9%

Total player count by date and platform

Note: before 10 November 2018 shows the lower bound of the estimate. The chart is getting more accurate with every update.
Usually the starting date is the date of the first trophy earned.

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3,700,000 players (96%)
earned at least one trophy

38,000 accounts (1%)
with nothing but Dark Souls

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

35 days
the median retention period (between the first trophy and the last gaming session), players without trophies are excluded. Includes only those players who played the game after 10 November 2018.

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 average23%
Eastern and Southern Europe1.2x less popular3%
Asia1.7x more popular24%
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 popular20%
Taiwan3x more popular0.5%
South Korea3x more popular0.5%
Hong Kong3x more popular1.9%
Canada2.5x more popular5%
Finland2.5x more popular0.4%
Italy2.5x more popular3%
United States2x more popular37%
Australia1.9x more popular2%
Greece1.8x more popular0.3%
Austria1.8x more popular0.4%
Russia1.7x more popular1.5%
Germany1.6x more popular4%
Norway1.6x more popular0.4%
Sweden1.6x more popular0.5%
Singapore1.6x more popular0.2%
New Zealand1.5x more popular0.5%
Ireland1.5x more popular0.4%
Spain1.5x more popular3%
Brazil1.5x more popular2.5%
Czech Republic1.4x more popular0.1%
Thailand1.4x more popular0.07%
South Africa1.3x more popular0.2%
United Kingdom1.3x more popular6%
Switzerland1.3x more popular0.3%
Hungary1.2x more popular0.06%
Chile1.2x more popular0.4%
Denmark1.2x more popular0.3%
Poland1.2x more popular0.6%
Mexicoworldwide average1%
Ukraineworldwide average0.08%
Luxembourgworldwide average0.03%
Belgiumworldwide average0.6%
Portugalworldwide average0.3%
Slovakiaworldwide average0.03%
Malaysiaworldwide average0.09%
Croatiaworldwide average0.04%
Malta1.2x less popular0.01%
Iceland1.2x less popular0.01%
Netherlands1.3x less popular0.6%
Indonesia1.4x less popular0.06%
Emirates1.5x less popular0.3%
Slovenia1.5x less popular0.01%
France1.5x less popular3%
El Salvador1.5x less popular0.02%
Bulgaria1.5x less popular0.05%
Cyprus1.6x less popular0.01%
Kuwait1.6x less popular0.08%
Costa Rica1.7x less popular0.04%
Peru1.7x less popular0.07%
Argentina1.7x less popular0.4%
Colombia1.8x less popular0.1%
Saudi Arabia1.8x less popular0.7%
Lebanon2x less popular0.02%
Turkey2x less popular0.1%
Uruguay2x less popular0.01%
India2.5x less popular0.06%
Qatar2.5x less popular0.04%
Romania2.5x less popular0.04%
Bahrain2.5x less popular0.01%
China2.5x less popular0.1%
Paraguay2.5x less popular0.01%
Honduras3x less popular0.01%
Ecuador3x less popular0.02%
Panama3x less popular0.01%
Israel3x less popular0.04%
Guatemala5x less popular0.01%
Oman5x less popular0.01%
Bolivia5x less popular0.01%
Nicaragua6x less popular0.01%
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Every estimate is ±10% (and bigger for small values).
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