Marvel’s Spider-Man 2, developed by Insomniac Games, quickly ascended to the top of the most downloaded games on PlayStation 5 in both the US/Canada and EU regions. Its success underscores the continued popularity of superhero-themed games and the growing influence of narrative-driven action titles in the gaming industry.
Sony’s PlayStation 4, though a previous generation console, still holds a significant place in gamers’ hearts. The most downloaded games in the US/Canada region were led by the enduring favorite, Red Dead Redemption 2, followed by Minecraft, EA Sports FC 24, Madden NFL 24, and Assassin’s Creed Mirage. In the EU region, EA Sports FC 24 took the lead, showcasing the global appeal of sports simulation games.
PlayStation’s venture into virtual reality gaming has brought forward a unique array of titles. In the US/Canada region, Beat Saber led the pack, followed by The Dark Pictures: Switchback VR and other immersive experiences. The EU region echoed this trend, with The Dark Pictures: Switchback VR taking the top spot. This indicates a growing interest in VR gaming, offering a blend of physical activity and immersive storytelling.
The free-to-play category, encompassing both PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5, saw Roblox leading in the US/Canada region, followed by My Hero Ultra Rumble and other popular titles. This category’s popularity highlights the evolving gaming landscape where free-to-play models are increasingly favored, offering accessibility and a broad appeal to a diverse gaming audience.