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PlayStation global stats

On average, for every console sold, there are two player accounts created.



Player accounts (as of May 2020, with at least one game)
380 mln

Yearly active players
159 mln

PlayStation Plus subscribers in May 2020
46.1 mln

PSN player accounts by date and platform

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New Lifetime total


 

#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 3140,000,00038%
PlayStation 4180,000,00047%
PlayStation Vita7,300,0001.9%
PS3 + PS442,000,00011%
PS3 + PS Vita1,700,0000.4%
PS4 + PS Vita2,500,0000.7%
PS3 + PS4 + PS Vita4,200,0001.1%

Countries

Country Country's
share
in PSN
PSN player accounts Platforms Yearly
active players
Yearly active
players /
Population
PS+ subscribers /
Yearly active players
Accounts with PS VR PS VR relative popularity Average number
of games
per account
Most popular games in the last year
United States33%120,000,00049,000,00015%35%2,600,00016CoD Modern Warfare    GTA V    Minecraft
France7%28,000,0009,700,00015%32%450,00014CoD Modern Warfare    FIFA 20    GTA V
United Kingdom7%28,000,0009,800,00015%35%770,00015CoD Modern Warfare    FIFA 20    GTA V
Germany5%19,000,0007,400,0009%34%400,00015FIFA 20    CoD Modern Warfare    GTA V
Spain5%17,000,0006,800,00015%24%210,00013FIFA 20    CoD Modern Warfare    GTA V
Japan5%17,000,0008,300,0007%34%420,00012Monster Hunter: World    Apex Legends    MHW: Iceborne
Brazil4%15,000,0007,200,0003%23%80,00014CoD Modern Warfare    GTA V    FIFA 19
Canada3%12,000,0004,900,00013%32%290,00017CoD Modern Warfare    GTA V    Minecraft
Italy3%11,000,0005,500,0009%26%190,00014FIFA 20    CoD Modern Warfare    GTA V
Saudi Arabia2.5%8,600,0002,800,0008%16%54,00010FIFA 20    GTA V    FIFA 19
Mexico2%7,700,0003,200,0002.5%14%52,00012CoD Modern Warfare    GTA V    FIFA 19
Russia1.9%7,200,0004,200,0003%18%220,00016GTA V    Horizon Zero Dawn    Detroit: Become Human
Australia1.9%7,100,0002,900,00011%36%220,00015CoD Modern Warfare    Minecraft    GTA V
Argentina1.7%6,500,0003,400,0008%12%34,00012CoD Modern Warfare    GTA V    FIFA 20
Netherlands1.5%5,700,0002,400,00014%34%79,00013FIFA 20    CoD Modern Warfare    GTA V
Hong Kong1.1%4,300,0002,200,00029%30%140,00015Monster Hunter: World    RDR 2    God of War
Poland1%4,000,0002,000,0005%19%100,00015FIFA 20    GTA V    FIFA 19
Belgium1%4,000,0001,600,00014%34%94,00016CoD Modern Warfare    FIFA 20    GTA V
Chile0.9%3,600,0001,700,0009%13%13,00012GTA V    CoD Modern Warfare    FIFA 20
Emirates0.8%3,100,0001,400,00015%15%41,00011GTA V    FIFA 20    FIFA 19
Portugal0.8%2,900,0001,200,00012%21%48,00014FIFA 20    GTA V    CoD Modern Warfare
Sweden0.6%2,400,0001,000,00010%35%65,00014FIFA 20    CoD Modern Warfare    GTA V
Turkey0.6%2,100,0001,100,0001.3%22%20,00011FIFA 20    GTA V    FIFA 19
Colombia0.5%2,000,0001,000,0002.5%9%9,00010CoD Modern Warfare    GTA V    FIFA 19
New Zealand0.5%2,000,000710,00014%26%38,00012CoD Modern Warfare    GTA V    Minecraft
Denmark0.5%1,900,000770,00013%40%46,00015FIFA 20    CoD Modern Warfare    GTA V
Austria0.5%1,900,000750,0008%37%43,00015CoD Modern Warfare    FIFA 20    GTA V
Switzerland0.5%1,800,000720,0008%41%45,00015CoD Modern Warfare    FIFA 20    GTA V
Norway0.5%1,800,000710,00013%43%50,00014FIFA 20    CoD Modern Warfare    Minecraft
Ireland0.5%1,800,000710,00015%39%46,00016FIFA 20    CoD Modern Warfare    Minecraft
China0.5%1,700,000770,0000.05%4%45,0005FIFA 20    RDR 2    God of War
Greece0.4%1,600,000760,0007%20%40,00015CoD Modern Warfare    GTA V    FIFA 20
South Africa0.4%1,400,000660,0001.1%20%16,00013CoD Modern Warfare    GTA V    FIFA 20
India0.3%1,300,000670,0000.05%14%11,00010GTA V    CoD Modern Warfare    FIFA 19
Finland0.3%1,300,000550,00010%31%29,00015Minecraft    CoD Modern Warfare    GTA V
Peru0.3%1,200,000670,0002%10%10,00010CoD Modern Warfare    GTA V    Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled
Malaysia0.3%1,100,000660,0002%24%18,00013FIFA 20    FIFA 19    GTA V
Czech Republic0.3%1,000,000600,0006%28%51,00018GTA V    CoD Modern Warfare    FIFA 20
South Korea0.3%1,000,000610,0001.2%30%58,00017Monster Hunter: World    The Last of Us    God of War
Romania0.2%950,000530,0002.5%19%15,00010FIFA 20    GTA V    FIFA 19
Indonesia0.2%940,000610,0000.2%21%9,00011GTA V    FIFA 20    FIFA 19
Kuwait0.2%900,000300,0007%21%8,00010FIFA 20    GTA V    FIFA 19
Singapore0.2%880,000500,0009%27%12,00014CoD Modern Warfare    FIFA 20    GTA V
Taiwan0.2%840,000490,0002%38%31,00016Monster Hunter: World    MHW: Iceborne    GTA V
Israel0.2%810,000450,0005%29%17,00010FIFA 20    GTA V    CoD Modern Warfare
Qatar0.2%690,000150,0005%16%6,0008FIFA 20    CoD Modern Warfare    FIFA 19
Ukraine0.2%660,000480,0001.1%18%26,00015GTA V    CoD Modern Warfare    Mortal Kombat X
Bulgaria0.2%600,000270,0004%15%7,00010GTA V    FIFA 20    FIFA 19
Ecuador0.2%590,000360,0002%11%2,00010GTA V    CoD Modern Warfare    FIFA 20
Hungary0.1%570,000350,0004%33%26,00017CoD Modern Warfare    GTA V    FIFA 20
Costa Rica0.1%510,000320,0006%17%2,00011GTA V    CoD Modern Warfare    FIFA 20
Thailand0.1%500,000350,0000.5%25%19,00014FIFA 20    God of War    FIFA 19
Croatia0.1%480,000290,0007%17%9,00013CoD Modern Warfare    GTA V    FIFA 20
Lebanon0.09%330,000160,0002.5%7%3,0008FIFA 19    GTA V    FIFA 20
Oman0.07%280,000150,0003%10%2,00010GTA V    FIFA 19    FIFA 20
Slovakia0.07%280,000170,0003%21%10,00014GTA V    CoD Modern Warfare    FIFA 20
Uruguay0.07%270,000180,0005%19%2,00011FIFA 20    GTA V    CoD Modern Warfare
Panama0.07%260,000150,0003%14%90010CoD Modern Warfare    GTA V    FIFA 20
Guatemala0.07%260,000170,0000.9%12%2,0009FIFA 20    FIFA 19    CoD Modern Warfare
El Salvador0.06%230,000130,0002%12%4009GTA V    CoD Modern Warfare    FIFA 19
Bahrain0.05%200,00086,0006%14%1,0009FIFA 20    FIFA 19    GTA V
Paraguay0.05%190,000120,0001.7%9%90011CoD Modern Warfare    GTA V    FIFA 19
Honduras0.05%190,000110,0001.2%9%5009FIFA 19    FIFA 20    GTA V
Luxembourg0.05%180,00069,00011%38%4,00015FIFA 20    CoD Modern Warfare    GTA V
Cyprus0.04%170,00080,0009%23%2,00010FIFA 20    CoD Modern Warfare    GTA V
Bolivia0.04%160,000110,0001%12%1,0009CoD Modern Warfare    GTA V    FIFA 20
Slovenia0.04%140,00076,0004%21%2,00012GTA V    CoD Modern Warfare    FIFA 20
Iceland0.03%110,00047,00013%34%3,00011Minecraft    FIFA 20    CoD Modern Warfare
Malta0.03%99,00040,0008%26%2,0009FIFA 20    CoD Modern Warfare    GTA V
Nicaragua0.02%68,00040,0000.6%8%30010GTA V    CoD Modern Warfare    FIFA 20

PlayStation VR

Accounts with PS VR required games
7.4 mln

Yearly active PS VR players
5.7 mln

PS VR required
games on account
Accounts
1 2 mln 27%
2 1.5 mln 20%
3 1.1 mln 15%
4 0.8 mln 11%
5 0.6 mln 8%
6–10 1.1 mln 15%
>10 0.4 mln 5%

New PS VR players

Number of games on account

Games
on account
Accounts
in PSN
Share of all PSN accounts Share of all PSN games
on these accounts
1–5 175 mln 46% 8%
6–10 68 mln 18% 9%
11–15 39 mln 10% 9%
16–20 25 mln 7% 8%
21–25 17 mln 4% 7%
26–35 20 mln 5% 11%
36–50 15 mln 4% 12%
51–75 11 mln 3% 12%
76–100 5 mln 1.2% 7%
101–150 4 mln 1% 8%
>150 2.5 mln 0.6% 9%

Average number of games per account
15

Median PSN game's player count
40,000

Accounts with just one game
56 mln

Games that most often become the only game on the account:
PS3 Call of Duty: Black Ops II11%
PS3 Grand Theft Auto V6%
PS4 Grand Theft Auto V4%
PS4 Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege4%
PS4 FIFA 183%
PS4 FIFA 203%
PS4 FIFA 193%
PS3 Call of Duty: Black Ops3%
PS4 Call of Duty: Black Ops III3%
PS4 FIFA 162.5%
PS4 FIFA 172.5%
PS3 FIFA 141.8%
PS4 Minecraft1.5%
PS3 FIFA 131.5%
PS4 Rocket League1.4%
PS3 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 21.3%
PS3 Grand Theft Auto IV1.1%
PS4 Apex Legends1.1%
PS3 FIFA 161.1%
PS4 FIFA 150.9%
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