Sony reveals top downloaded PlayStation Store games of 2022 -

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Comparative illustration fans rejoice! Sony has published its yearly database of apical PlayStation Store downloads, revealing precisely what punters successful the US, Canada, and Europe were plopping onto their PS4 and PlayStation 5 hard drives successful 2022.

Of nary existent surprise, FIFA erstwhile again dominated successful Europe, with FIFA 23 securing rod presumption connected some consoles. Over successful the US and Canada, however, large balls were swapped for large guns, arsenic Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 took the pb crossed some platforms.

God of War Ragnarök was also, unsurprisingly, a large victor connected PlayStation 5, coming successful arsenic the 3rd biggest download of 2022 successful Europe (after Modern Warfare 2) and the 2nd biggest download successful the US/Canada. It was mode down the PS4 list, however, scoring 9th spot successful the US/Canada and 15th spot successful Europe.

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As for Eurogamer's Game of the Year 2022, FromSoftware's majestic Elden Ring, that landed squarely astatine fig 4 successful each territories connected PS5. US/Canada purchases besides took it to the 4th spot connected PS4, but it came successful a small lower, astatine 9, successful Europe.

Elsewhere, Sony's database of 2022's astir downloaded PSVR titles shares a apical 3 successful each territories, with Beat Saber coming successful a fig 1, followed by Job Simulator, past Superhot VR.

On the free-to-play front, Fall Guys had a beardown year, taking archetypal spot successful the combined PS4/PS5 database of downloads. Fortnite and Call of Duty: Warzone/Warzone 2.0 jostled for 2nd and 3rd spot crossed territories, portion 2 large newcomers for 2022 - Multiversus and Overwatch 2 - landed astatine 4 and 5 respectively.

Curious sorts volition find the apical 10 PlayStation Store downloads of 2022 successful each class below, with a full database disposable connected the PlayStation Blog.

Top PS5 games:

US/Canada EU
1 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II FIFA 23
2 God of War Ragnarök Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II
3 NBA 2K23 God of War Ragnarök
5 Madden NFL 23 Grand Theft Auto V
6 Grand Theft Auto V GRAN TURISMO 7
7 FIFA 23 Cyberpunk 2077
8 Horizon Forbidden West Horizon Forbidden West
9 GRAN TURISMO 7 LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga
10 Dying Light 2 Dying Light 2

Top PS4 games:

US/Canada EU
1 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II FIFA 23
2 Grand Theft Auto V Grand Theft Auto V
3 Minecraft Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II
4 ELDEN RING Minecraft
5 NBA 2K23 FIFA 22
6 Red Dead Redemption 2 Red Dead Redemption 2
7 NBA 2K22 Among Us
8 Madden NFL 23 The Last of Us Part II
9 God of War Ragnarök ELDEN RING
10 FIFA 23 The Forest

Top PSVR games:

US/Canada EU
1 Beat Saber Beat Saber
2 Job Simulator Job Simulator
4 Creed: Rise to Glory Creed: Rise to Glory
5 Swordsman VR Sniper Elite VR
6 Astro Bot Rescue Mission Swordsman VR
7 Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality
8 GORN Batman: Arkham VR
9 Batman: Arkham VR Arizona Sunshine
10 The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners Astro Bot Rescue Mission

Top free-to-play games (PS4/PS5):

US/Canada EU
1 Fall Guys Fall Guys
2 Fortnite Call of Duty: Warzone/Warzone 2.0
3 Call of Duty: Warzone/Warzone 2.0 Fortnite
4 MultiVersus MultiVersus
5 Overwatch 2 Overwatch 2
6 Apex Legends Rocket League
7 Rocket League eFootball 2023
9 Rec Room Rumbleverse
10 Rumbleverse Rec Room