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Minecraft

PS4 PS3 PS Vita
Total player count
71,100,000
as of 18 October 2020
New players
+760,000
18 Sep – 18 Oct
Returning players
2,500,000
Returning players who have earned at least one trophy in the last month.

Number of players by platform

Some gamers can play on several platforms, so the whole can be less or more than the sum of its parts.

Total player count PlayStation 4 51,500,000 68%
PlayStation 3 21,500,000 28%
PlayStation Vita 3,200,000 4%
New players PlayStation 4 +730,000 93%
PlayStation 3 +51,000 7%
PlayStation Vita +7,000 0.9%
Trophy earners PlayStation 4 2,300,000 94%
PlayStation 3 130,000 5%
PlayStation Vita 11,000 0.5%

Total player count by date and platform

Note: so far, the chart is very inaccurate before 1 June 2018.
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62,100,000 players (87%)
earned at least one trophy

1,300,000 accounts (1.9%)
with nothing but Minecraft

17 games
the median number of games on accounts with Minecraft

254 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 America1.2x more popular40%
Central and South Americaworldwide average8%
Western and Northern Europe1.2x more popular33%
Eastern and Southern Europeworldwide average4%
Asia2x less popular7%
Middle Eastworldwide average5%
Australia and New Zealand1.4x more popular3%
South Africaworldwide average0.3%

Popularity by country

Relative popularity
compared to other countries
Country's share
Iceland2x more popular0.04%
Ireland1.7x more popular0.7%
Finland1.5x more popular0.4%
Kuwait1.5x more popular0.3%
Australia1.4x more popular2.5%
Norway1.4x more popular0.6%
Poland1.4x more popular1.2%
New Zealand1.4x more popular0.7%
Chile1.4x more popular1%
Argentina1.3x more popular1.5%
Canada1.3x more popular4%
Saudi Arabia1.2x more popular2.5%
United States1.2x more popular36%
Japan1.2x more popular6%
United Kingdom1.2x more popular9%
Bahrain1.2x more popular0.06%
Italy1.2x more popular2.5%
Paraguay1.2x more popular0.05%
Belgium1.2x more popular1.1%
Peru1.2x more popular0.3%
Austria1.2x more popular0.4%
Qatar1.2x more popular0.2%
Sweden1.2x more popular0.6%
Croatiaworldwide average0.1%
Greeceworldwide average0.3%
Luxembourgworldwide average0.05%
Emiratesworldwide average0.8%
Germanyworldwide average5%
Netherlandsworldwide average1.4%
Maltaworldwide average0.03%
Slovakiaworldwide average0.05%
Sloveniaworldwide average0.03%
Romaniaworldwide average0.2%
Spainworldwide average4%
Czech Republicworldwide average0.2%
South Africaworldwide average0.3%
Uruguayworldwide average0.05%
Denmarkworldwide average0.4%
Costa Ricaworldwide average0.1%
Franceworldwide average7%
Cyprusworldwide average0.03%
Omanworldwide average0.07%
Switzerlandworldwide average0.4%
Mexicoworldwide average1.6%
Brazilworldwide average2.5%
Panamaworldwide average0.06%
Portugal1.2x less popular0.4%
Ecuador1.2x less popular0.1%
Bolivia1.2x less popular0.03%
Lebanon1.3x less popular0.06%
Israel1.3x less popular0.2%
Guatemala1.3x less popular0.04%
Hungary1.3x less popular0.08%
Russia1.3x less popular1.3%
Colombia1.3x less popular0.3%
Nicaragua1.3x less popular0.01%
Bulgaria1.3x less popular0.1%
El Salvador1.4x less popular0.04%
Singapore1.4x less popular0.1%
Honduras1.4x less popular0.03%
Turkey1.6x less popular0.4%
Indonesia1.7x less popular0.1%
Ukraine1.8x less popular0.09%
Malaysia1.9x less popular0.1%
India2.5x less popular0.1%
Taiwan3x less popular0.08%
South Korea3x less popular0.08%
Hong Kong4x less popular0.3%
Thailand4x less popular0.03%
China11x less popular0.05%
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