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PlayStation global stats

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

145 mln yearly active players

36.5 mln PlayStation Plus subscribers
in July 2019

67 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 3150,000,00043%
PlayStation 4150,000,00042%
PlayStation Vita7,000,0002%
PS3 + PS439,000,00011%
PS3 + PS Vita1,700,0000.5%
PS4 + PS Vita2,200,0000.6%
PS3 + PS4 + PS Vita3,800,0001.1%

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%120,000,00047,000,00014%30%15CoD: Black Ops 4    Apex Legends    GTA V
United Kingdom8%27,000,0008,900,00013%30%14FIFA 19    RDR 2    Apex Legends
France7%25,000,0008,400,00013%26%13FIFA 19    Apex Legends    FIFA 18
Germany5%19,000,0007,100,0009%29%14FIFA 19    GTA V    CoD: Black Ops 4
Spain5%17,000,0006,900,00015%19%12FIFA 19    FIFA 18    Apex Legends
Brazil4%15,000,0007,000,0003%20%13FIFA 19    GTA V    FIFA 18
Japan3%12,000,0005,700,0005%29%11Apex Legends    Monster Hunter: World    CoD: Black Ops 4
Canada3%11,000,0004,000,00011%32%17Apex Legends    CoD: Black Ops 4    RDR 2
Italy3%10,000,0004,800,0008%21%13FIFA 19    Apex Legends    FIFA 18
Saudi Arabia2.5%8,200,0002,300,0007%12%9FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Mexico2%7,600,0003,200,0002.5%9%12FIFA 19    Apex Legends    GTA V
Australia1.9%6,800,0002,700,00011%30%14CoD: Black Ops 4    Apex Legends    RDR 2
Russia1.7%6,100,0003,500,0002.5%16%15FIFA 19    GTA V    Mortal Kombat X
Argentina1.6%5,900,0003,200,0007%9%11FIFA 18    FIFA 19    Apex Legends
Netherlands1.5%5,300,0002,100,00012%30%12FIFA 19    Apex Legends    GTA V
Poland1.1%3,900,0001,900,0005%16%15FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Hong Kong1.1%3,800,0002,000,00026%27%13RDR 2    FIFA 19    God of War
Belgium1%3,600,0001,400,00012%29%15FIFA 19    GTA V    Apex Legends
Chile0.9%3,400,0001,600,0008%8%11FIFA 19    GTA V    Apex Legends
Portugal0.8%2,900,0001,100,00011%17%13FIFA 19    GTA V    FIFA 18
Emirates0.7%2,600,0001,200,00012%12%10FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Sweden0.7%2,400,0001,000,00010%34%13FIFA 19    RDR 2    Apex Legends
Turkey0.6%2,000,0001,000,0001.3%16%10FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
New Zealand0.5%1,900,000680,00014%19%11Apex Legends    CoD: Black Ops 4    GTA V
Colombia0.5%1,900,000950,0002%6%9FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Austria0.5%1,800,000700,0008%31%14FIFA 19    GTA V    CoD: Black Ops 4
Ireland0.5%1,800,000670,00014%31%15FIFA 19    RDR 2    Apex Legends
Switzerland0.5%1,700,000680,0008%35%14FIFA 19    CoD: Black Ops 4    GTA V
Denmark0.5%1,700,000680,00012%36%14FIFA 19    RDR 2    GTA V
Norway0.5%1,700,000630,00012%40%13FIFA 19    Apex Legends    RDR 2
Greece0.4%1,500,000690,0006%16%14FIFA 19    Apex Legends    GTA V
China0.4%1,300,000700,0000.05%3%5FIFA 19    RDR 2    God of War
Finland0.4%1,300,000510,0009%29%14Apex Legends    NHL 19    RDR 2
South Africa0.3%1,200,000550,0000.9%15%12FIFA 19    Apex Legends    FIFA 18
Peru0.3%1,100,000600,0001.8%6%9Apex Legends    FIFA 19    GTA V
Czech Republic0.3%1,000,000560,0005%25%17GTA V    FIFA 19    FIFA 18
India0.3%990,000490,0000.04%9%9FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
South Korea0.3%970,000690,0001.3%24%16RDR 2    Marvel's Spider-Man    God of War
Malaysia0.3%930,000600,0001.8%20%12FIFA 19    FIFA 18    Apex Legends
Romania0.2%800,000450,0002.5%14%9FIFA 19    GTA V    FIFA 18
Indonesia0.2%800,000500,0000.2%19%11FIFA 19    Apex Legends    FIFA 18
Kuwait0.2%790,000240,0006%14%9FIFA 19    FIFA 18    Minecraft
Singapore0.2%780,000450,0008%24%14FIFA 19    Marvel's Spider-Man    Apex Legends
Taiwan0.2%740,000440,0001.9%35%15Monster Hunter: World    RDR 2    Marvel's Spider-Man
Israel0.2%710,000400,0004%26%10FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Qatar0.2%690,000140,0005%11%7FIFA 19    FIFA 18    Apex Legends
Bulgaria0.2%560,000230,0003%12%9FIFA 19    GTA V    FIFA 18
Ecuador0.1%540,000350,0002%6%9Apex Legends    FIFA 19    GTA V
Hungary0.1%510,000300,0003%28%15FIFA 19    GTA V    Apex Legends
Costa Rica0.1%460,000310,0006%10%10GTA V    FIFA 19    FIFA 18
Ukraine0.1%450,000310,0000.7%17%14Mortal Kombat X    GTA V    FIFA 19
Thailand0.1%440,000310,0000.5%21%13FIFA 19    God of War    Marvel's Spider-Man
Croatia0.1%420,000240,0006%15%12FIFA 19    GTA V    Apex Legends
Lebanon0.08%280,000140,0002.5%6%7FIFA 18    FIFA 19    GTA V
Slovakia0.07%250,000150,0003%17%13GTA V    FIFA 19    FIFA 18
Oman0.07%240,000130,0003%7%10FIFA 18    FIFA 19    GTA V
Panama0.07%240,000140,0003%7%9FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Guatemala0.06%230,000160,0000.9%7%8FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Uruguay0.06%220,000160,0005%15%9FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
El Salvador0.06%210,000130,0001.9%5%8FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Luxembourg0.05%170,00066,00011%29%14FIFA 19    CoD: Black Ops 4    Apex Legends
Bahrain0.05%170,00073,0005%10%9FIFA 19    FIFA 18    Apex Legends
Honduras0.05%170,000110,0001.2%6%8FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Paraguay0.05%170,000110,0001.5%4%9Apex Legends    FIFA 19    GTA V
Cyprus0.05%170,00070,0008%17%9FIFA 19    Apex Legends    GTA V
Bolivia0.04%130,00098,0000.9%6%8FIFA 19    Apex Legends    FIFA 18
Slovenia0.03%120,00062,0003%16%11GTA V    FIFA 19    Apex Legends
Iceland0.03%110,00046,00013%29%10FIFA 19    RDR 2    Apex Legends
Malta0.03%93,00035,0007%21%8FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Nicaragua0.02%61,00040,0000.6%6%9Apex Legends    FIFA 19    GTA V

14 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
1–5 169 mln 47% 9%
6–10 65 mln 18% 10%
11–15 37 mln 10% 10%
16–20 23 mln 6% 8%
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% 7%
101–150 3 mln 0.8% 7%
>150 1.7 mln 0.5% 8%
54 mln accounts
with just one game

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

PS3 Call of Duty: Black Ops II12%
PS3 Grand Theft Auto V6%
PS4 FIFA 194%
PS4 FIFA 184%
PS3 Call of Duty: Black Ops4%
PS4 Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege3%
PS4 Grand Theft Auto V3%
PS4 Call of Duty: Black Ops III3%
PS4 FIFA 163%
PS4 FIFA 173%
PS3 FIFA 142%
PS3 FIFA 131.7%
PS3 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 21.4%
PS3 Grand Theft Auto IV1.3%
PS3 FIFA 161.2%
PS4 Rocket League1.2%
PS4 FIFA 151.2%
PS3 FIFA 151%
PS3 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 31%
PS3 FIFA 120.9%
Every number comes with ~10% margin of error. Also, bugs happen.
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