No Man’s Sky Tops PlayStation Store Downloads for August 2016

on September 13, 2016 10:38 AM

With the summer finally winding down and the fall nearly upon us, it’s been a fairly low-key time for new releases but always busy for those looking to play games on PlayStation consoles, with one release in particular topping the charts in August.

In an update on the US and European PlayStation Blogs, Sony revealed the top-selling games for the month of August 2016, with the highly-anticipated No Man’s Sky topping the charts for both territories for the month.

Alongside No Man’s Sky, other new releases for August also found their way into the charts such as ABZUBatman: The Telltale Series, and the PS4 version of the indie hit Inside.

The full lists of the best-selling titles in the PlayStation Store for August 2016 are below, for both the US and Europe:

PlayStation Store Top-Selling Games of August 2016 (US):

PS4 Games
1 No Man’s Sky
2 Madden NFL 17
3 Battlefield 4
4 TOM CLANCY’S RAINBOW SIX SIEGE
5 Battlefield Hardline
6 Grand Theft Auto V
7 Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition
8 Rocket League
9 ABZÛ
10 Batman: The Telltale Series – Episode 1: Realm of Shadows
11 7 Days to Die
12 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
13 Overwatch: Origins Edition
14 resident evil 4
15 INSIDE
16 DOOM
17 The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
18 The Last Of Us Remastered
19 Overcooked
20 Assassin’s Creed Syndicate

 

PS3 Games
1 Battlefield 4
2 The Last Of Us
3 Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition
4 Battlefield Hardline
5 Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare
6 Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse
7 LittleBigPlanet 3
8 Okami HD
9 Need for Speed Most Wanted
10 Madden NFL 17
11 Minecraft: Story Mode – Episode 1: The Order of the Stone
12 MLB The Show 16
13 Gran Turismo 6
14 Red Dead Redemption
15 Dragon Age: Inquisition
16 EA SPORTS FIFA 16
17 Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen
18 Sports Champions 2
19 Goat Simulator
20 Destiny

 

PS4 Add-ons
1 Call of Duty: Black Ops III – Descent
2 The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited – ESO Plus
3 Call of Duty: Black Ops III – The Giant Zombies Map
4 Batman: The Telltale Series – Season Pass
5 Tom Clancy’s The Division Expansion I: Underground
6 Fallout 4: Nuka-World
7 Rocket League – Masamune
8 Destiny: The Taken King
9 Call of Duty: Black Ops III – Season Pass
10 Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege – Season Pass

 

PS3 Add-ons
1 Call of Duty: Black Ops II Nuketown Zombies Map
2 Call of Duty: Black Ops II Vengeance
3 Call of Duty: Black Ops III – The Giant Zombies Map
4 Call of Duty: Black Ops II Apocalypse
5 Call of Duty: Black Ops II Uprising
6 Call of Duty: Black Ops II – Revolution
7 Call of Duty: Black Ops III – Awakening
8 Minecraft Battle Map Pack 1
9 Minecraft: Story Mode – Episode 7: Access Denied
10 Destiny: The Taken King

 

PS Vita Games
1 GOD EATER: Resurrection
2 Bastion
3 GOD EATER 2 RAGE BURST Launch Bundle
4 Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition
5 Saturday Morning RPG
6 Ratchet & Clank Collection
7 Grand Theft Auto PS Vita Collection
8 Gal*Gun: Double Peace
9 Hyperdimension Neptunia ReBirth3: V Generation
10 Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme VS-Force Bundle

 

PS Classics
1 Ape Escape 2
2 Bully
3 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
4 The Warriors
5 Dark Cloud 2
6 FINAL FANTASY IX
7 FINAL FANTASY VIII
8 Wild Arms 3
9 FINAL FANTASY VI
10 Final Fantasy Tactics

PlayStation Store Top-Selling Games of August 2016 (Europe):

(Numbers in parentheses mark that title’s placement compared to the previous month – “RE” means a re-entry: a title that didn’t chart from the previous month)

PS4:

  1. No Man’s Sky (New)
  2. Battlefield 4 (1)
  3. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege (6)
  4. Battlefield Hardline (2)
  5. Grand Theft Auto V (RE)
  6. Need for Speed (11)
  7. Batman – The Telltale Series (New)
  8. Rocket League (4)
  9. FIFA 16 (3)
  10. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (RE)
  11. Batman: Arkham Knight (RE)
  12. Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End (3)
  13. Destiny: The Taken King (14)
  14. Mortal Kombat X (RE)
  15. Dragon Age: Inquisition (17)
  16. Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition (RE)
  17. Battlefield Bundle (5)
  18. ABZÛ (New)
  19. Sniper Elite 3 (RE)
  20. The Crew (RE)

DLC (all formats)

  1. Tom Clancy’s The Division – Underground (New)
  2. Call of Duty: Black Ops III – Descent DLC (RE)
  3. Rocket League – Masamune (RE)
  4. The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited – ESO Plus (3)
  5. Call of Duty: Black Ops III The Giant Zombies Bonus Map (16)
  6. Rocket League – Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Car Pack (4)
  7. Fallout 4 – Vault-Tec Workshop (RE)
  8. Rocket League – Aftershock (RE)
  9. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Season Pass (RE)
  10. Fallout 4 – Nuka-World (New)
  11. Rocket League – Marauder (RE)
  12. Rocket League – Supersonic Fury DLC Pack (9)
  13. Deus Ex: Mankind Divided – Praxis Kit Pack (x10) (New)
  14. Tom Clancy’s The Division – Season Pass (RE)
  15. Rocket League – Esper (RE)
  16. Rocket League – Back to the Future Car Pack (12)
  17. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine (1)
  18. Fallout 4 – Contraptions Workshop (5)
  19. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Expansion Pass (6)
  20. The Crew Wild Run (RE)

PS Vita/PSP:

  1. Mortal Kombat (RE)
  2. Uncharted: Golden Abyss (RE)
  3. XCOM: Enemy Unknown Plus (2)
  4. Borderlands 2 (RE)
  5. Killzone Mercenary (RE)
  6. Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (6)
  7. Persona 4 Golden (1)
  8. TEKKEN 6 (RE)
  9. Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate (8)
  10. Corpse Party (RE)

PS3:

  1. FIFA 16 (2)
  2. Battlefield 4 (1)
  3. Grand Theft Auto V (RE)
  4. Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse (RE)
  5. Battlefield Hardline (3)
  6. Red Dead Redemption (RE)
  7. Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition (7)
  8. Mortal Kombat (RE)
  9. Minecraft: Story Mode (4)
  10. Destiny: The Taken King (RE)

PS one and PS2 Classics:

  1. Crash Bandicoot 3 Warped (2)
  2. Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back (3)
  3. Crash Bandicoot (1)
  4. CTR: Crash Team Racing (4)
  5. Spyro The Dragon Trilogy (5)
  6. Metal Gear Solid (RE)
  7. Castlevania: Symphony of the Night (RE)
  8. Silent Hill (9)
  9. Canis Canem Edit (RE)
  10. Suikoden II (RE)
 /  Features Editor
Ryan is the Features Editor at DualShockers, with over five years' experience in the world of video games culture and writing. He holds a BA in English & Cinema from Binghamton University, and lives in New York City.
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