PSN’s Top-Downloaded Games For 2021 Revealed, And Call of Duty Didn’t Top The Charts

Sony has unveiled the most-down­loaded PlaySta­tion 5 and PlaySta­tion 4 games on the PSN in 2021, and for the first time in sev­er­al years, Call of Duty did not take that num­ber one spot.

Sur­pris­ing­ly, for the PS5, NBA 2K22 topped the charts for 2021 in the US and Cana­da, while the Euro­pean list has FIFA 22 at the top. Call of Duty: Van­guard did man­age to fin­ish sec­ond for the year in both regions, while a med­ley of games makes up the rest of the top five for each chart.

Of course, the most notable devel­op­ment is that Call of Duty has end­ed its mul­ti-year run as the most-down­loaded game on PSN. Call of Duty: Mod­ern War­fare topped the charts in 2019, fol­lowed by Black Ops Cold War in 2020. Games from the series have been appear­ing on the top of sales and down­load charts since it became extreme­ly pop­u­lar back in 2007, and it’s only been off the num­ber one spot a few times in its lifespan.

Among Us had the most suc­cess this year, man­ag­ing to creep its way into sixth in the Euro­pean chart, doing bet­ter than major titles likes Res­i­dent Evil, Far Cry 6, and Ratch­et & Clank: Rift Apart (along­side oth­ers. The game launched in Decem­ber, so this is an impressive 

You can check out all the 20 top-down­loaded games for 2021 below, which includes lists for the for PS4, PS5. The PS VR and free-to-play, charts only fea­tures ten titles.

Top PlayStation Store Downloads 2021

PS5 Games

1NBA 2K22FIFA 22
2Call of Duty: VanguardCall of Duty: Vanguard
3Marvel’s Spi­der-Man: Miles MoralesFIFA 21
4Mad­den NFL 22Marvel’s Spi­der-Man: Miles Morales
5Bat­tle­field 2042Bat­tle­field 2042
6Ratch­et & Clank: Rift ApartAmong Us
7Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold WarKena: Bridge of Spirits
8MLB The Show 21FAR CRY 6
9Res­i­dent Evil VillageIt Takes Two
10Far Cry 6Assassin’s Creed Valhalla
11Assassin’s Creed ValhallaF1 2021
12FIFA 22Res­i­dent Evil Village
13Among UsNBA 2K22
14Mor­tal Kom­bat 11Ratch­et & Clank: Rift Apart
15NBA 2K21 Next GenerationCall of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
17FIFA 21Grand Theft Auto: The Tril­o­gy – The Defin­i­tive Edition
18DEATHLOOPDia­blo II: Resurrected
20Kena: Bridge of SpiritsMor­tal Kom­bat 11

PS4 Games

1Grand Theft Auto VFIFA 22
2Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold WarGrand Theft Auto V
4NBA 2K22FIFA 21
5Call of Duty: VanguardCall of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
6Mad­den NFL 22The Crew 2
7NBA 2K21Red Dead Redemp­tion 2
8Red Dead Redemp­tion 2The Witch­er 3: Wild Hunt – Game of the Year Edition
9MLB The Show 21Call of Duty: Vanguard
10Mor­tal Kom­bat 11The For­est
11Call of Duty: Mod­ern WarfareFall Guys: Ulti­mate Knockout
12Marvel’s Spi­der-Man: Miles MoralesGran Tur­is­mo Sport
13FIFA 22ARK: Sur­vival Evolved
14THE FORESTNeed for Speed Heat
15Need for Speed HeatNBA 2K21
16UFC 4Gang Beasts
18Gang BeastseFoot­ball PES 2021 SEASON UPDATE
19Rust Con­sole EditionAmong Us

PS VR Games

1Beat SaberBeat Saber
2Job Sim­u­la­torJob Sim­u­la­tor
4GORNCreed: Rise to Glory
5Swords­man VRSwords­man VR
6Creed Rise to GloryThe Walk­ing Dead: Saints & Sinners
7Vad­er Immor­tal: A Star Wars VR SeriesGORN
8The Walk­ing Dead: Saints & SinnersRICK AND MORTY: VIRTUAL RICK-ALITY
9Rick and Morty: Vir­tu­al Rick-alityVad­er Immor­tal: A Star Wars VR Series
10The Walk­ing Dead OnslaughtASTRO BOT Res­cue Mission

Free-to-Play (PS5PS4)

2Call of Duty: WarzoneRock­et League
3Rock­et LeagueCall of Duty: Warzone
4Split­gateeFoot­ball 2022
5Apex Leg­endsGen­shin Impact
6Gen­shin ImpactApex Leg­ends
7Des­tiny 2eFoot­ball PES 2021 LITE
8Rec RoomBrawl­hal­la
9Brawl­hal­laDes­tiny 2
10Rogue Com­pa­nySplit­gate

I am a Platinum lover and an ex- Cod-aholic. I've been playing games since I was 5 years old and I refuse to quit, despite my mother's attempts to get me to. God of War and its successors are my all time favorite games.

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