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Dark Souls

PS4 PS3
Total player count
4,000,000
as of 5 July 2020
New players
+51,000
5 Jun – 5 Jul
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 1,500,000 35%
PlayStation 3 2,700,000 65%
New players PlayStation 4 +52,000 93%
PlayStation 3 +4,000 7%
Trophy earners PlayStation 4 91,000 92%
PlayStation 3 8,300 8%

Total player count by date and platform

Note: so far, the chart is not accurate before 19 August 2018.
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PS4 PS3


3,800,000 players (96%)
earned at least one trophy

37,000 accounts (0.9%)
with nothing but Dark Souls

51 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 19 August 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
Japan8x more popular20%
South Korea3x more popular0.5%
Taiwan3x more popular0.5%
Hong Kong3x more popular2%
Canada2.5x more popular5%
Finland2.5x more popular0.4%
Italy2.5x more popular3%
United States2x more popular37%
Russia1.9x more popular1.7%
Australia1.9x more popular2%
Greece1.8x more popular0.3%
Austria1.8x more popular0.4%
Norway1.6x more popular0.4%
Germany1.6x more popular4%
Sweden1.5x more popular0.5%
Ireland1.5x more popular0.4%
Hungary1.5x more popular0.08%
Brazil1.5x more popular2.5%
New Zealand1.5x more popular0.5%
Singapore1.4x more popular0.2%
Czech Republic1.4x more popular0.1%
Spain1.4x more popular3%
Luxembourg1.3x more popular0.03%
United Kingdom1.3x more popular6%
South Africa1.3x more popular0.2%
Ukraine1.3x more popular0.1%
Switzerland1.2x more popular0.3%
Thailand1.2x more popular0.07%
Chile1.2x more popular0.5%
Denmark1.2x more popular0.3%
Mexicoworldwide average1.1%
Polandworldwide average0.6%
Belgiumworldwide average0.6%
Icelandworldwide average0.01%
Portugalworldwide average0.3%
Croatiaworldwide average0.05%
Slovakiaworldwide average0.03%
Malaysia1.2x less popular0.09%
Netherlands1.3x less popular0.6%
Malta1.3x less popular0.01%
Slovenia1.3x less popular0.01%
El Salvador1.4x less popular0.02%
France1.5x less popular3%
Costa Rica1.5x less popular0.04%
Indonesia1.5x less popular0.06%
Emirates1.5x less popular0.3%
Peru1.5x less popular0.09%
Bulgaria1.6x less popular0.05%
Kuwait1.6x less popular0.08%
Paraguay1.6x less popular0.01%
Colombia1.7x less popular0.1%
Argentina1.7x less popular0.4%
Saudi Arabia1.8x less popular0.7%
Cyprus1.8x less popular0.01%
Uruguay2x less popular0.01%
Turkey2x less popular0.2%
Lebanon2x less popular0.02%
Qatar2x less popular0.04%
Romania2.5x less popular0.05%
India2.5x less popular0.07%
Bahrain2.5x less popular0.01%
Guatemala2.5x less popular0.01%
China3x less popular0.1%
Honduras3x less popular0.01%
Ecuador3x less popular0.02%
Israel3x less popular0.04%
Oman3x less popular0.01%
Panama3x less popular0.01%
Nicaragua4x less popular0.01%
Bolivia7x less popular0.01%
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