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Dark Souls

PS4 PS3

PSN user rating: 93.0% (votes: 10,764)
Total player count
4,100,000
as of 11 October 2020
New players
+26,000
11 Sep – 11 Oct
Returning players
47,000
Returning players who have earned at least one trophy in the last month.

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 1,600,000 37%
PlayStation 3 2,700,000 63%
New players PlayStation 4 +26,000 89%
PlayStation 3 +3,000 11%
Trophy earners PlayStation 4 41,000 91%
PlayStation 3 4,300 9%

Total player count by date and platform

Note: so far, the chart is not accurate before 1 June 2018.
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PS4 PS3


3,900,000 players (96%)
earned at least one trophy

36,000 accounts (0.9%)
with nothing but Dark Souls

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

25 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 1 June 2018.

Popularity by region

Relative popularity
compared to other regions
Region's share
North America1.7x more popular41%
Central and South America2x less popular5%
Western and Northern Europeworldwide average23%
Eastern and Southern Europeworldwide average3%
Asia1.7x more popular23%
Middle East2.5x less popular1.3%
Australia and New Zealand1.3x more popular2.5%
South Africaworldwide average0.2%

Popularity by country

Relative popularity
compared to other countries
Country's share
Japan7x more popular20%
Taiwan3x more popular0.5%
South Korea3x more popular0.5%
Hong Kong3x more popular2%
Canada2.5x more popular5%
Italy2.5x more popular3%
Finland2x more popular0.4%
Russia2x more popular1.9%
United States1.9x more popular37%
Australia1.9x more popular2%
Austria1.8x more popular0.4%
Greece1.7x more popular0.3%
Norway1.6x more popular0.4%
Germany1.6x more popular4%
Hungary1.6x more popular0.09%
Ireland1.5x more popular0.4%
Sweden1.5x more popular0.5%
Brazil1.5x more popular2.5%
New Zealand1.4x more popular0.5%
Spain1.4x more popular3%
Czech Republic1.4x more popular0.1%
Singapore1.4x more popular0.2%
Luxembourg1.3x more popular0.03%
United Kingdom1.3x more popular6%
Ukraine1.2x more popular0.1%
Switzerland1.2x more popular0.3%
Thailand1.2x more popular0.07%
South Africa1.2x more popular0.2%
Chile1.2x more popular0.5%
Mexico1.2x more popular1.1%
Denmark1.2x more popular0.3%
Polandworldwide average0.6%
Icelandworldwide average0.01%
Belgiumworldwide average0.6%
Croatiaworldwide average0.05%
Portugalworldwide average0.3%
Slovakiaworldwide average0.03%
Malaysia1.2x less popular0.09%
Netherlands1.4x less popular0.6%
El Salvador1.4x less popular0.02%
Malta1.4x less popular0.01%
Slovenia1.4x less popular0.01%
Costa Rica1.5x less popular0.05%
Indonesia1.5x less popular0.07%
France1.5x less popular3%
Bulgaria1.5x less popular0.05%
Paraguay1.5x less popular0.01%
Peru1.6x less popular0.09%
Emirates1.6x less popular0.3%
Colombia1.6x less popular0.2%
Nicaragua1.6x less popular0.01%
Kuwait1.7x less popular0.08%
Argentina1.7x less popular0.4%
Saudi Arabia1.8x less popular0.7%
Cyprus1.9x less popular0.01%
Uruguay1.9x less popular0.02%
Turkey2x less popular0.2%
Romania2.5x less popular0.05%
Lebanon2.5x less popular0.02%
India2.5x less popular0.07%
Qatar2.5x less popular0.04%
Bahrain2.5x less popular0.01%
Ecuador2.5x less popular0.03%
Honduras2.5x less popular0.01%
China3x less popular0.1%
Guatemala3x less popular0.01%
Israel3x less popular0.04%
Oman4x less popular0.01%
Panama4x less popular0.01%
Bolivia8x less popular0.01%
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