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Curious statistics from PlayStation: Americans lead in the number of games consumed, but lag behind everyone in trophies


Every American console user PlayStation launches 10.7 games per year on average this is more than in any other region. In Japan the situation is different. console users there Sony spend 5.9 games a year, less than any other region. Curious statistics about your audience Sony Interactive Entertainment shared at the conference CEDEC 2022.

In Europe, PlayStation users play approximately 9.6 games per year, while those in Asia (excluding Japan) play 8.2 games per year.

It is curious that with the largest number of games launched, Americans do not pay too much attention to each of them. US has the lowest percentage of open PlayStation trophies per game. In Japan it’s the other way around. players are actively unlocking achievements in purchased games.


Europe is second in trophies, Asia on the third.

Another notable difference between users in the US and Japan turned out to be preferences regarding the distribution model for new games. Thus, the Americans are more actively buying “figure”, while, as conservative Japanese, they are still leaning towards physical media.


However, the percentage of digital copies is in any case growing steadily around the world and is already very high today.

Recall that this week Sony announced a price increase for the PlayStation 5 worldwide, except for the United States. This disappointed Japanese players, causing them to start asking for Final Fantasy XVI to be released on PC and PlayStation 4..


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