In a nutshell: Sony has revealed essentially the most downloaded video games for its PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PlayStation VR platforms throughout the entire of 2021. And if there’s one factor that the charts illustrate, it’s that a variety of console homeowners actually love sports activities titles and Name of Responsibility.
Sony has break up its charts into two areas: the US/Canada and the EU. Wanting on the current-gen PS5, NBA 2K22 tops the charts within the former space, whereas one other sports activities recreation was essentially the most downloaded within the EU final yr—FIFA 22. However Name of Responsibility: Vanguard took the second spot in each places.
On the PS4, it’s wonderful to search out that, eight years after launching on the console, essentially the most downloaded title within the US/Canada in 2021 was Grand Theft Auto V. Rockstar’s record-breaker was additionally the second most-downloaded title within the EU, crushed solely by FIFA 22.
The US/Canada and EU noticed the identical three titles as their most-downloaded VR video games in 2021: Beat Sabre, Job Simulator, and Superhot VR, in that order. Moreover, Sony included a free-to-play (PS4+PS5) class that’s unsurprisingly dominated by Fortnite, Rocket League, and Name of Responsibility: Warzone. What’s a shock is seeing eFootball 2022 in fourth place on the EU chart, although many individuals seemingly downloaded it simply to see how unhealthy Steam’s worst game actually is.
General, Name of Responsibility takes 11 of the 60 spots on all of the charts, and there are 20 sports activities video games.
Yesterday introduced reports that Sony had deliberate to cease manufacturing of the PlayStation 4 at both the tip of final yr or someday in 2022, however the firm has now determined to extend manufacturing of its last-gen console in response to the PlayStation 5 shortages.