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List of best-selling franchises and video games from Sony Interactive Entertainment

Best-selling 1st-party PlayStation exclusive video games for PlayStation platforms:


Title Units Sold Release Date Platforms Last Update Region Source
The Last of Us 17,000,000 PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 JUN 14, 2018 Worldwide Naughty Dog / Twitter
note: the 3rd best fast selling PlayStation exclusive and best selling PlayStation exclusive of all time
Gran Turismo 3 A-spec 14,890,000 PlayStation 2 SEP 30, 2017 Worldwide Polyphony Digital
Gran Turismo 5 11,950,000 PlayStation 3 SEP 30, 2017 Worldwide
Gran Turismo 4 11,760,000 PlayStation 2 SEP 30, 2017 Worldwide
Gran Turismo 10,850,000 PlayStation SEP 30, 2017 Worldwide
Gran Turismo 2 9,370,000 PlayStation SEP 30, 2017 Worldwide
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End 8,700,000 PlayStation 4 DEC 21, 2016 Worldwide IGN
Horizon Zero Dawn 7,600,000 PlayStation 4 FEB 28, 2018 Worldwide
Gran Turismo 5 Prologue 5,350,000 PlayStation 3 SEP 30, 2017 Worldwide
Heavy Rain 5,300,000 PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 14 JAN, 2018 Worldwide Le Monde
Gran Turismo 6 5,220,000 PlayStation 3 SEP 30, 2017 Worldwide
God of War III 5,197,632 March 16, 2010 PlayStation 3 5 JUN, 2012 Worldwide
God of War 5,000,000 PlayStation 4 22 MAY, 2018 Worldwide Sony IR
note: the 2nd fastest selling PlayStation exclusive
Gran Turismo PSP 4,670,000 PlayStation Portable SEP 30, 2017 Worldwide
God of War I 4,617,347 March 22, 2005 PlayStation 2 5 JUN, 2012 Worldwide
God of War II 4,244,529 March 13, 2007 PlayStation 2 5 JUN, 2012 Worldwide
Marvel’s Spider-Man 3,300,000 PlayStation 4 20 SEP, 2018 Worldwide USA Today
notes:
  • the fastest selling PlayStation exclusive
  • 3.3 million copies in the first three days
  • that figure also does not factor in sales of the company’s limited edition PlayStation 4 Pro bundle
God of War: Chains of Olympus 3,264,178 March 4, 2008 PlayStation Portable 5 JUN, 2012 Worldwide
Beyond: Two Souls 2,800,000 PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 JUL 17, 2018 Worldwide
God of War Collection 2,418,516 November 17, 2009 PlayStation 3 5 JUN, 2012 Worldwide
Killzone Shadow Fall 2,100,000 PlayStation 4 JAN 30, 2014 Worldwide
Everybody’s Golf 2,018,365 PlayStation Japan only Famitsu
Driveclub 2,000,000 PlayStation 4 JUL 31, 2015 Worldwide Paul Rustchynsky / Twitter
Bloodborne 2,000,000 PlayStation 4 SEP 15, 2015 Worldwide
Everybody’s Golf 4 1,616,790 PlayStation 2 Japan only Famitsu
Gran Turismo Concept Series 1,560,000 PlayStation 2 SEP 30, 2017 Worldwide
Detroit: Become Human 1,500,000 PlayStation 4 AUG 3, 2018 Worldwide Les Echos
Twitter
Gran Turismo 4 Prologue 1,400,000 PlayStation 2 SEP 30, 2017 Worldwide
Everybody’s Golf 2 1,250,362 PlayStation Japan only Famitsu
PaRappa the Rapper 1,244,237 PlayStation Japan only Famitsu
Everybody’s Golf 3 1,226,480 PlayStation 2 Japan only Famitsu
God of War: Ghost of Sparta 1,196,626 November 2, 2010 PlayStation Portable 5 JUN, 2012 Worldwide
Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back 1,099,708 PlayStation Japan only Famitsu
Arc the Lad 1,090,000 PlayStation Japan only Famitsu
Infamous Second Son 1,000,000 PlayStation 4 APR 10, 2014 Worldwide
Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped 917,105 PlayStation Japan only Famitsu
I.Q.: Intelligent Qube / Kurushi 834,677 PlayStation Japan only Famitsu
Arc the Lad II 816,873 PlayStation Japan only Famitsu
Doko Demo Issyo 808,057 PlayStation Japan only Famitsu
Ape Escape 2 719,832 PlayStation 2 Japan only Famitsu
God of War: Origins 711,737 September 13, 2011 PlayStation 3 5 JUN, 2012 Worldwide SIE
Crash Bandicoot 694,104 PlayStation Japan only Famitsu
Ratchet & Clank 562,658 PlayStation 2 Japan only Famitsu
Ape Escape 502,180 PlayStation Japan only Famitsu
Wild Arms 415,138 PlayStation Japan only Famitsu
Formula 1 379,402 PlayStation Japan only Famitsu
White Knight Chronicles 365,220 PlayStation 3 Japan only Famitsu
Rogue Galaxy 356,192 PlayStation 2 Japan only Famitsu
The Legend of Dragoon 355,240 PlayStation Japan only Famitsu
Freedom Wars 336,146 PlayStation Vita Japan only Famitsu
Demon's Souls 314,449 PlayStation 3 Japan only Famitsu
Soul Sacrifice + Soul Sacrifice Δ 308,040 PlayStation Vita Japan only Famitsu
Ape Escape 3 280,723 PlayStation 2 Japan only Famitsu
Wild Arms 3 278,678 PlayStation 2 Japan only Famitsu
Patapon 3 161,997 PlayStation Portable Japan only Famitsu
LocoRoco 154,816 PlayStation Portable Japan only Famitsu
Oreshika: Tainted Bloodlines 147,411 PlayStation Vita Japan only Famitsu
Gravity Rush (Gravity Daze) 101,032 PlayStation Vita Japan only Famitsu
Until Dawn 65.559 PlayStation 4 Japan only Famitsu

Japan

PlayStation 4 top 20 (until 2018/09/30)

Place Title Publisher Release Date Price Units sold (retail only)
1. Monster Hunter: World Capcom 2018.01.26 ¥8.980 1.959.188
01. [PS4] Monster Hunter: World # (Capcom) {2018.01.26} (¥8.980) - 1.959.188 02. [PS4] Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age # (Square Enix) {2017.07.29} (¥8.980) - 1.362.300 03. [PS4] Final Fantasy XV # (Square Enix) {2016.11.29} (¥8.800) - 1.033.754 04. [PS4] Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain # (Konami) {2015.09.02} (¥8.400) - 442.032 05. [PS4] Knack # (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2014.02.22} (¥4.900) - 400.888 06. [PS4] NieR: Automata (Square Enix) {2017.02.23} (¥7.800) - 400.497 07. [PS4] Persona 5 # (Atlus) {2016.09.15} (¥8.800) - 398.066 08. [PS4] Call of Duty: WWII # (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.11.03} (¥7.900) - 386.408 09. [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops III # (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.11.06} (¥7.900) - 385.147 10. [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V [New Price Edition] (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥4.990) - 378.895 11. [PS4] Yakuza 6: The Song of Life # (Sega) {2016.12.08} (¥8.190) - 366.274 12. [PS4] Resident Evil 7: biohazard # (Capcom) {2017.01.26} (¥7.990) - 340.372 13. [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2.400) - 339.748 14. [PS4] Dark Souls III (From Software) {2016.03.24} (¥7.430) - 332.703 15. [PS4] Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below # (Square Enix) {2015.02.26} (¥7.800) - 329.934 16. [PS4] Dragon Quest Heroes II (Square Enix) {2016.05.27} (¥7.800) - 280.542 17. [PS4] Battlefield 1 (Electronic Arts) {2016.10.21} (¥7.800) - 275.924 18. [PS4] Marvel's Spider-Man # (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.09.07} (¥6.900) - 258.716 19. [PS4] Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege (Ubisoft) {2015.12.10} (¥8.400) - 249.675 20. [PS4] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2018 (Konami) {2018.04.26} (¥7.980) - 241.946

United States

PlayStation Vita top 10 (NPD)

Place Title Publisher
1. Uncharted: Golden Abyss Sony
2. Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified
3. Assassin's Creed III: Liberation
4. Mortal Kombat
5. Little Big Planet
6. Need For Speed: Most Wanted
7. Killzone: Mercenary
8. Persona 4 Golden
(digital not included)
9. Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3
10. Unit 13

News – Sales info from NPD, MEDIA CREATE, Famitsu and GFK Chart-Track

Marvel’s Spider-Man sold 3.3M copies in the first three days of release

"The popular comic-book superhero's recent resurgence has expanded beyond cinemas and into the world of video games, with the wallcrawler's latest self-titled game selling a record 3.3 million copies in the first three days of its release earlier this month."

Detroit: Become Human has reached 1.5 million players

"You are now well over 1,5 million worldwide to have played Detroit: Become Human, totalling above 20 million hours of playtime!"

God of War is the fastest selling PS exclusive since tracking began in 1995 (North America)

After three months God of War, according to NPD data, is actually the fastest selling PlayStation exclusive since tracking began in 1995.


Supplemental Information

PlayStation 4 (PS4) hardware and software unit sales
Number of PlayStation Plus subscribers
Cumulative sell-through units of PS4 hardware and software
Cumulative sell-through units of selected PS4 1st party software titles

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