The PlayStation 5 was released on November 12th, 2020, over a year ago. To celebrate this anniversary, Sony announced usage stats, as well the most popular PS5 titles for the console so far. Jim Ryan confirmed in a blog post that more than 360 games have been released on PS5 throughout the year, with players spending more than 4.6 billion hours of play time on the PS5.
PS5 players have also broadcast 26 million hours of content, which is quite impressive for just a year. Ryan added that players can look forward to more than 25 PS5 games that are current in the works at Sony’s PlayStation Studios.
The top five played PS5 titles, based on gameplay hours, kicks off with Fortnite. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War landed second, followed by FIFA 21. NBA 2K21 ended up in fourth, with Assassin’s Creed Valhalla rounding out the top five. You can check out the full top 10 list below.
Top 10 Most Played PS5 Games
November 12th, 2020 — September 30th, 2021
- Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
- FIFA 21
- NBA 2K21
- Assassin’s Creed Valhalla
- Destiny 2
- MLB The Show 21
- Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales
- Demon’s Souls
- NBA 2K22
Ryan said the PS5 had the “biggest console launch in history,” which is great news for Sony. “I truly can’t thank you enough for your support and dedication this past year,” Ryan said.
“I also want to thank everyone in the community for your patience. We continue to see historic demand for PS5 and we understand the inventory constraints remain a source of frustration for many of our customers,” Ryan stated. “Rest assured that we are laser-focused on doing everything in our power to ship as many units as possible, it’s something we work on every day across the company and remains my top priority. Again, we appreciate your patience as we navigate through these unprecedented global challenges.”
So far, Sony has sold 13.4 million PS5 consoles.