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PlayStation global stats

360 mln player accounts
as of June 2019. On average, for every console sold, there are two player accounts created.
Player account – PSN account with at least one game.

149 mln yearly active players

36.4 mln PlayStation Plus subscribers
in June 2019

68 mln private player accounts
Those who hide their trophy lists.

PSN player accounts by date and platform

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New Lifetime total Player base change Active


 

#1 – 21 April 2011 – PlayStation Network Outage
#2 – 15 May 2011 – PS3 security patch released
#3 – 16 September 2016 – PS4 Slim launch
#4 – 10 November 2016 – PS4 Pro launch

Distribution by platform (overall lifetime PSN player base)

PlayStation 3150,000,00041%
PlayStation 4160,000,00044%
PlayStation Vita7,500,0002%
PS3 + PS439,000,00011%
PS3 + PS Vita1,700,0000.5%
PS4 + PS Vita2,300,0000.6%
PS3 + PS4 + PS Vita3,900,0001.1%

Countries

Did you know? GDP per capita strongly correlates (k = 0.65) with PSN accounts per capita.

Country Country's
share
in PSN
PSN player accounts
(cumulative since 2008)
Yearly
active players
Yearly active
players /
Population
PS+ subscribers /
Yearly active players
Average number
of games
per account
Most popular games in the last year
United States34%120,000,00048,000,00014%29%15CoD: Black Ops 4    Apex Legends    GTA V
United Kingdom8%27,000,0009,300,00014%29%14FIFA 19    FIFA 18    RDR 2
France7%25,000,0008,700,00013%26%13FIFA 19    FIFA 18    Apex Legends
Germany5%19,000,0007,400,0009%29%14FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Spain5%18,000,0007,000,00015%19%12FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Brazil4%15,000,0007,000,0003%19%13FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Japan3%12,000,0005,700,0004%29%11Apex Legends    Monster Hunter: World    CoD: Black Ops 4
Canada3%11,000,0004,000,00011%32%16Apex Legends    CoD: Black Ops 4    RDR 2
Italy3%11,000,0004,900,0008%21%13FIFA 19    FIFA 18    Apex Legends
Saudi Arabia2.5%8,200,0003,100,0009%11%9FIFA 18    FIFA 19    GTA V
Mexico2%7,600,0003,200,0002.5%9%12FIFA 19    GTA V    Apex Legends
Australia1.9%6,900,0002,700,00011%29%14CoD: Black Ops 4    Apex Legends    RDR 2
Russia1.7%6,100,0003,400,0002.5%15%15GTA V    FIFA 19    Mortal Kombat X
Argentina1.6%5,900,0003,300,0007%9%10FIFA 18    FIFA 19    Apex Legends
Netherlands1.5%5,400,0002,200,00013%30%12FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Poland1.1%3,900,0001,900,0005%16%14FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Hong Kong1.1%3,800,0001,900,00025%27%12RDR 2    FIFA 19    God of War
Belgium1%3,600,0001,400,00013%29%15FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Chile0.9%3,400,0001,600,0008%8%11GTA V    FIFA 19    FIFA 18
Portugal0.8%2,900,0001,200,00011%16%13FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Emirates0.7%2,600,0001,200,00013%12%10FIFA 18    FIFA 19    GTA V
Sweden0.7%2,400,0001,000,00010%34%13FIFA 19    FIFA 18    RDR 2
Turkey0.6%2,000,0001,000,0001.2%15%10FIFA 18    FIFA 19    GTA V
New Zealand0.5%1,900,000690,00014%18%11Apex Legends    GTA V    CoD: Black Ops 4
Colombia0.5%1,900,000960,0002%6%9FIFA 18    FIFA 19    GTA V
Austria0.5%1,800,000720,0008%31%14FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Ireland0.5%1,800,000690,00014%31%15FIFA 19    RDR 2    FIFA 18
Switzerland0.5%1,800,000700,0008%34%14FIFA 19    FIFA 18    CoD: Black Ops 4
Denmark0.5%1,700,000700,00012%36%13FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Norway0.5%1,700,000640,00012%40%13FIFA 19    Apex Legends    FIFA 18
Greece0.4%1,500,000710,0007%16%14FIFA 19    Apex Legends    FIFA 18
China0.4%1,300,000710,0000.05%4%5FIFA 19    RDR 2    God of War
Finland0.4%1,300,000520,0009%29%13Apex Legends    NHL 19    GTA V
South Africa0.3%1,200,000570,0001%15%12FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Peru0.3%1,100,000610,0001.9%6%9FIFA 18    Apex Legends    FIFA 19
Czech Republic0.3%1,000,000560,0005%24%17GTA V    FIFA 19    FIFA 18
India0.3%990,000490,0000.04%9%9FIFA 18    FIFA 19    GTA V
South Korea0.3%970,000690,0001.3%24%16God of War    RDR 2    Marvel's Spider-Man
Malaysia0.3%940,000590,0001.8%20%12FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Romania0.2%800,000440,0002.5%13%9FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Kuwait0.2%800,000280,0007%13%9FIFA 19    FIFA 18    Minecraft
Indonesia0.2%790,000490,0000.2%19%11FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Singapore0.2%780,000450,0008%24%13FIFA 19    FIFA 18    Apex Legends
Taiwan0.2%750,000420,0001.8%37%14Monster Hunter: World    RDR 2    God of War
Israel0.2%720,000400,0004%27%9FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Qatar0.2%700,000150,0005%12%8FIFA 18    FIFA 19    CoD: Black Ops III
Bulgaria0.2%560,000270,0004%12%9FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Ecuador0.1%530,000360,0002%6%8FIFA 18    GTA V    Apex Legends
Hungary0.1%520,000310,0003%28%15FIFA 19    GTA V    FIFA 18
Costa Rica0.1%460,000310,0006%10%10FIFA 18    GTA V    FIFA 19
Ukraine0.1%450,000300,0000.7%16%14Mortal Kombat X    GTA V    FIFA 19
Thailand0.1%440,000310,0000.5%22%12FIFA 19    God of War    FIFA 18
Croatia0.1%420,000250,0006%14%11FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Lebanon0.08%280,000140,0002.5%5%7FIFA 18    GTA V    FIFA 19
Slovakia0.07%250,000150,0003%17%13GTA V    FIFA 19    FIFA 18
Panama0.07%240,000140,0003%7%8FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Oman0.06%230,000130,0003%7%10FIFA 18    GTA V    FIFA 19
Guatemala0.06%230,000160,0000.9%6%8FIFA 18    FIFA 19    GTA V
Uruguay0.06%220,000160,0005%15%9FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
El Salvador0.06%210,000130,0001.9%5%8FIFA 18    FIFA 19    GTA V
Luxembourg0.05%180,00069,00011%30%14FIFA 19    FIFA 18    CoD: Black Ops 4
Bahrain0.05%170,00076,0005%9%8FIFA 18    FIFA 19    GTA V
Honduras0.05%170,000110,0001.2%6%8FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Paraguay0.05%170,000110,0001.5%4%10FIFA 19    Apex Legends    FIFA 18
Cyprus0.05%170,00068,0008%16%9FIFA 19    Apex Legends    GTA V
Bolivia0.04%130,00099,0000.9%5%8FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Slovenia0.03%120,00063,0003%16%11FIFA 19    GTA V    FIFA 18
Iceland0.03%110,00048,00013%26%11FIFA 19    FIFA 18    Apex Legends
Malta0.03%94,00037,0008%22%8FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Nicaragua0.02%60,00041,0000.6%7%8GTA V    FIFA 19    Apex Legends

13 games per account
worldwide average

45,000 overall player count
This is how the median PSN game performs

4.8 billion total games played in PSN

Distribution by number of games on account

Games
on account
Accounts
in PSN
Share of all PSN accounts Share of all PSN games
on these accounts
1–5 171 mln 48% 9%
6–10 66 mln 18% 11%
11–15 37 mln 10% 10%
16–20 23 mln 6% 9%
21–25 15 mln 4% 7%
26–35 18 mln 5% 11%
36–50 13 mln 4% 11%
51–75 9 mln 2.5% 11%
76–100 4 mln 1% 6%
101–150 2.5 mln 0.8% 7%
>150 1.7 mln 0.5% 8%
55 mln accounts
with just one game

Top-20 games when it's the only game on the account

PS3 Call of Duty: Black Ops II11%
PS3 Grand Theft Auto V6%
PS4 FIFA 194%
PS4 FIFA 184%
PS4 Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege4%
PS4 FIFA 173%
PS4 Call of Duty: Black Ops III3%
PS4 Grand Theft Auto V3%
PS4 FIFA 163%
PS3 Call of Duty: Black Ops3%
PS3 FIFA 141.8%
PS3 FIFA 131.6%
PS4 FIFA 151.4%
PS3 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 21.3%
PS3 FIFA 161.3%
PS4 Rocket League1.2%
PS3 FIFA 151.1%
PS3 Grand Theft Auto IV1%
PS4 Call of Duty: WWII0.9%
PS3 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 30.9%
Every number comes with ~15% margin of error. Also, bugs happen.
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