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Dark Souls

PS4 PS3
Total player count
3,900,000
as of 29 March 2020
New players
+35,000
29 Feb – 29 Mar
MAU* (monthly active users)
77,000
* new players + players who earned at least one new trophy
The actual MAU can be much higher.

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 1,400,000 33%
PlayStation 3 2,800,000 67%
New players PlayStation 4 +34,000 91%
PlayStation 3 +3,300 9%
MAU PlayStation 4 71,000 90%
PlayStation 3 7,800 10%

Total player count by date and platform

Note: before 10 September 2018 shows the lower bound of the estimate. The chart is getting more accurate with every update.
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PS4 PS3


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

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

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

36 days
the median retention period (between the first and the last trophy), players without trophies are excluded. Includes only those players who played the game after 10 September 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 popular23%
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%
Greece1.9x more popular0.3%
Austria1.8x more popular0.4%
Russia1.8x more popular1.6%
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%
Brazil1.5x more popular2.5%
Spain1.5x more popular3%
Czech Republic1.4x more popular0.1%
Thailand1.4x more popular0.07%
Hungary1.4x more popular0.07%
South Africa1.3x more popular0.2%
Switzerland1.3x more popular0.3%
United Kingdom1.3x more popular6%
Ukraine1.3x more popular0.09%
Luxembourg1.2x more popular0.03%
Chile1.2x more popular0.4%
Denmark1.2x more popular0.3%
Mexico1.2x more popular1.1%
Poland1.2x more popular0.6%
Portugalworldwide average0.3%
Belgiumworldwide average0.6%
Slovakiaworldwide average0.03%
Malaysiaworldwide average0.09%
Croatiaworldwide average0.04%
Icelandworldwide average0.01%
Malta1.2x less popular0.01%
Netherlands1.3x less popular0.6%
Indonesia1.4x less popular0.06%
Emirates1.5x less popular0.2%
France1.5x less popular3%
Bulgaria1.5x less popular0.05%
Slovenia1.5x less popular0.01%
Costa Rica1.5x less popular0.04%
Kuwait1.6x less popular0.08%
El Salvador1.6x less popular0.02%
Cyprus1.6x less popular0.01%
Peru1.6x less popular0.08%
Argentina1.7x less popular0.4%
Saudi Arabia1.8x less popular0.7%
Colombia1.8x less popular0.1%
Uruguay1.9x less popular0.01%
Paraguay2x less popular0.01%
Lebanon2x less popular0.02%
Turkey2x less popular0.1%
Romania2x less popular0.05%
Qatar2.5x less popular0.04%
India2.5x less popular0.06%
Bahrain2.5x less popular0.01%
China2.5x less popular0.1%
Honduras3x less popular0.01%
Panama3x less popular0.01%
Ecuador3x less popular0.02%
Nicaragua3x less popular0.01%
Israel4x less popular0.04%
Guatemala4x less popular0.01%
Oman4x less popular0.01%
Bolivia6x less popular0.01%
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