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PlayStation global stats

361 mln
total number of player accounts as of 1 June 2019
On average, for every console sold, there are two player accounts created.
Player account = PSN account with at least one game.

151 mln
yearly active players

36.7 mln
PlayStation Plus subscribers in May 2019

68 mln
private player accounts

PSN player accounts by date and platform

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#1 – 21 April 2011 – PlayStation Network Outage
#2 – 15 May 2011 – PS3 security patch released
#3 – 15 November 2013 – PS4 launch in the US
#4 – 16 September 2016 – PS4 Slim launch
#5 – 10 November 2016 – PS4 Pro launch
Every 26 December – the day after Christmas

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 Vita2,400,0000.7%
PS3 + PS4 + PS Vita3,900,0001.1%

Regions

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%120,000,00048,000,00015%29%15CoD: Black Ops 4    GTA V    Apex Legends
United Kingdom8%28,000,0009,500,00014%29%14FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
France7%25,000,0008,700,00013%27%13FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Germany5%20,000,0007,600,0009%29%14FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Spain5%18,000,0007,200,00015%19%12FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Brazil4%15,000,0007,200,0003%19%12FIFA 18    GTA V    FIFA 19
Japan3%11,000,0005,400,0004%28%11Monster Hunter: World    Apex Legends    Rainbow Six: Siege
Canada3%11,000,0004,100,00011%32%16Apex Legends    CoD: Black Ops 4    RDR 2
Italy3%9,700,0004,600,0008%21%13FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Saudi Arabia2%8,300,0003,300,00010%10%9FIFA 18    FIFA 19    GTA V
Mexico2%7,600,0003,300,0003%9%11FIFA 19    GTA V    FIFA 18
Australia1.9%7,000,0002,800,00011%30%14CoD: Black Ops 4    Apex Legends    RDR 2
Russia1.8%6,500,0003,700,0003%15%14GTA V    Mortal Kombat X    FIFA 19
Argentina1.6%5,700,0003,200,0007%9%10FIFA 18    FIFA 19    Apex Legends
Netherlands1.5%5,500,0002,300,00013%31%12FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Poland1.1%3,900,0001,900,0005%16%14FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Hong Kong1%3,800,0001,900,00025%29%12God of War    RDR 2    Monster Hunter: World
Belgium1%3,600,0001,500,00013%29%15FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Chile0.9%3,400,0001,600,0009%8%10FIFA 18    GTA V    FIFA 19
Portugal0.8%3,000,0001,200,00012%16%12FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Emirates0.7%2,600,0001,200,00013%12%10FIFA 18    FIFA 19    GTA V
Sweden0.7%2,500,0001,000,00010%34%13FIFA 19    FIFA 18    RDR 2
Turkey0.6%2,100,0001,100,0001.3%15%10FIFA 18    FIFA 19    GTA V
New Zealand0.5%2,000,000710,00014%17%11Apex Legends    GTA V    CoD: Black Ops III
Colombia0.5%1,900,000990,0002%6%9FIFA 18    FIFA 19    GTA V
Austria0.5%1,800,000730,0008%32%14FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Ireland0.5%1,800,000700,00014%31%15FIFA 19    FIFA 18    RDR 2
Norway0.5%1,800,000690,00013%40%13FIFA 19    FIFA 18    Apex Legends
Switzerland0.5%1,800,000710,0008%36%14FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Denmark0.5%1,800,000710,00012%36%13FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Greece0.5%1,700,000780,0007%16%14FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Finland0.4%1,300,000530,00010%29%13Apex Legends    NHL 19    GTA V
China0.4%1,300,000710,0000.05%5%5FIFA 19    God of War    RDR 2
South Africa0.3%1,200,000580,0001%16%12FIFA 18    FIFA 19    GTA V
Peru0.3%1,100,000620,0001.9%6%9FIFA 18    FIFA 19    PES 2018
Czech Republic0.3%1,000,000580,0005%24%16GTA V    FIFA 18    FIFA 19
India0.3%990,000500,0000.04%9%9FIFA 18    GTA V    FIFA 19
South Korea0.3%960,000690,0001.3%26%15God of War    Monster Hunter: World    RDR 2
Malaysia0.3%920,000580,0001.8%20%12FIFA 18    FIFA 19    GTA V
Romania0.2%810,000450,0002%13%9FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Kuwait0.2%810,000280,0007%12%9FIFA 18    FIFA 19    GTA V
Indonesia0.2%770,000480,0000.2%18%11FIFA 18    FIFA 19    GTA V
Singapore0.2%760,000440,0008%25%13FIFA 19    FIFA 18    Apex Legends
Israel0.2%730,000420,0005%28%9FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Qatar0.2%710,000160,0006%12%7FIFA 18    FIFA 19    GTA V
Taiwan0.2%630,000340,0001.5%39%14Monster Hunter: World    God of War    RDR 2
Bulgaria0.2%560,000280,0004%12%10FIFA 18    FIFA 19    GTA V
Ecuador0.1%530,000360,0002%6%8FIFA 18    GTA V    FIFA 19
Hungary0.1%530,000320,0003%29%15FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Ukraine0.1%450,000310,0000.7%17%14Mortal Kombat X    GTA V    Horizon Zero Dawn
Costa Rica0.1%450,000310,0006%9%9FIFA 18    GTA V    FIFA 19
Thailand0.1%430,000310,0000.5%23%12FIFA 19    God of War    FIFA 18
Croatia0.1%420,000250,0006%15%11FIFA 18    FIFA 19    GTA V
Lebanon0.08%290,000150,0002%6%7FIFA 18    GTA V    FIFA 19
Slovakia0.07%250,000160,0003%18%13GTA V    FIFA 18    FIFA 19
Panama0.07%240,000150,0003%8%8FIFA 18    FIFA 19    GTA V
Oman0.06%230,000130,0003%6%10FIFA 18    GTA V    FIFA 19
Guatemala0.06%230,000160,0000.9%7%8FIFA 18    FIFA 19    GTA V
Uruguay0.06%210,000160,0004%15%9FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
El Salvador0.06%210,000130,0001.9%6%8FIFA 18    FIFA 19    GTA V
Luxembourg0.05%180,00069,00011%29%14FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Cyprus0.05%170,00069,0008%17%9FIFA 18    FIFA 19    GTA V
Honduras0.05%170,000110,0001.2%6%8FIFA 18    FIFA 19    GTA V
Bahrain0.05%170,00076,0005%8%8FIFA 18    FIFA 19    GTA V
Paraguay0.05%160,000110,0001.5%5%10FIFA 18    GTA V    Apex Legends
Bolivia0.04%130,000100,0000.9%5%7FIFA 18    FIFA 19    GTA V
Slovenia0.03%130,00065,0003%16%11FIFA 18    GTA V    FIFA 19
Iceland0.03%110,00050,00014%27%10FIFA 19    FIFA 18    Rocket League
Malta0.03%93,00035,0007%21%8FIFA 19    FIFA 18    GTA V
Nicaragua0.02%61,00043,0000.7%8%9GTA V    FIFA 18    God of War

13
worldwide average number of games per account

56 mln
accounts with a single game

Top-20 “lonely” games

Call of Duty: Black Ops II PS312%
Grand Theft Auto V PS36%
FIFA 19 PS45%
FIFA 18 PS44%
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege PS44%
FIFA 17 PS43%
Call of Duty: Black Ops III PS43%
Grand Theft Auto V PS43%
FIFA 16 PS43%
Call of Duty: Black Ops PS33%
FIFA 14 PS31.8%
FIFA 13 PS31.5%
FIFA 15 PS41.5%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 PS31.3%
FIFA 16 PS31.3%
Rocket League PS41.2%
FIFA 15 PS31.2%
Grand Theft Auto IV PS31%
Call of Duty: WWII PS40.9%
Minecraft PS40.9%
Every number comes with ~15% margin of error. Also, bugs happen.
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