PlayStation Store’s Top Downloads of 2015 Revealed for USA and Europe

on January 21, 2016 10:18 AM

2015 was a truly remarkable year in games with the likes of The Witcher 3: Wild HuntMetal Gear Solid V: The Phantom PainBloodborne, and so may other excellent games keeping our consoles on all throughout the year, and while there’s still plenty more to look forward to in 2016, Sony revealed the top downloads that players purchased in the PlayStation Store throughout 2015.

As revealed through the US and European PlayStation Blog pages, the top downloads from the PlayStation Store were revealed for both regions to give a look at what players bought the most this year digitally across PS4, PS3, and PS Vita, with plenty of expected results and maybe even a few surprises thrown in as well.

The full lists of top downloads for both the USA and Europe are below, identified by platform and type (PS4 Games, PS3 Games, PS4 Add-Ons, etc.);

PlayStation Store Top Downloads of 2015 – USA

PS4 Games
1 Call of Duty: Black Ops III
2 Grand Theft Auto V
3 Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition
4 Star Wars Battlefront
5 Fallout 4
6 Destiny
7 The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
8 Mortal Kombat X
9 The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited
10 Bloodborne
11 Dying Light
12 EA SPORTS FIFA 16
13 Battlefield Hardline
14 Madden NFL 16
15 Rocket League
16 Battlefield 4
17 Batman: Arkham Knight
18 Dragon Ball Xenoverse
19 Resident Evil
20 Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

 

PS3 Games
1 Minecraft: PlayStation3 Edition
2 Call of Duty: Black Ops III
3 Grand Theft Auto V
4 Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection
5 Destiny
6 Resident Evil
7 Battlefield 4
8 Dragon Ball Xenoverse
9 The Last Of Us
10 Mortal Kombat
11 Batman: Arkham Origins
12 Terraria
13 Resident Evil 4
14 Mass Effect Trilogy
15 PAC-MAN Championship Edition DX+
16 Call of Duty: Black Ops II
17 Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
18 Okami HD
19 Gran Turismo 6
20 Castle Crashers

 

PS4 Add-ons
1 Destiny: The Taken King
2 Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Havoc
3 The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited – ESO Plus
4 Destiny Expansion II: House of Wolves
5 Call of Duty: Black Ops III – Season Pass
6 Destiny Expansion I: The Dark Below
7 Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Season Pass
8 Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Ascendance
9 Rocket League – Supersonic Fury
10 Mortal Kombat X Goro

 

PS3 Add-ons
1 Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Havoc
2 Call of Duty: Black Ops II Nuketown Zombies Map
3 Call of Duty: Black Ops II Apocalypse
4 Call of Duty: Black Ops II Vengeance
5 Call of Duty: Black Ops II Uprising
6 Call of Duty: Black Ops II – Revolution
7 Destiny Expansion II: House of Wolves
8 Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Ascendance
9 Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Season Pass
10 Destiny Expansion I: The Dark Below

 

PS Vita Games
1 Sword Art Online -Hollow Fragment-
2 Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition
3 Gravity Rush
4 Freedom Wars
5 Soul Sacrifice Delta
6 Persona 4 Golden
7 Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z
8 LittleBigPlanet PS Vita
9 Mortal Kombat PS Vita
10 The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth

 

PS Classics
1 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
2 Mega Man X4
3 Mega Man X5
4 FINAL FANTASY VII
5 BREATH OF FIRE IV
6 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
7 Katamari Damacy
8 Twisted Metal: Black
9 Suikoden II
10 FINAL FANTASY IX

PlayStation Store Top Downloads of 2015 – Europe

PS4

  1. Destiny: The Taken King
  2. Call of Duty: Black Ops III
  3. FIFA 16
  4. Minecraft
  5. Grand Theft Auto V
  6. Battlefield 4
  7. Rocket League
  8. Star Wars Battlefront
  9. Need for Speed
  10. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

PS3

  1. Minecraft
  2. Battlefield 4
  3. FIFA 15
  4. Grand Theft Auto V
  5. Destiny: The Taken King
  6. FIFA 16
  7. Gran Turismo 6
  8. FIFA Street
  9. Resident Evil
  10. The Last of Us

PS Vita

  1. Minecraft
  2. FIFA 15
  3. Assassin’s Creed III Liberation
  4. Killzone Mercenary
  5. Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment
  6. LittleBigPlanet PlayStation Vita
  7. Call of Duty Black Ops: Declassified
  8. Mortal Kombat
  9. Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories [PSP]
  10. Unit 13

DLC

  1. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Havoc DLC
  2. Call of Duty: Black Ops III – Season Pass
  3. The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited – ESO Plus
  4. Rocket League – Supersonic Fury DLC Pack
  5. Destiny – Expansion Pass
  6. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Ascendance DLC
  7. Call of Duty Advanced Warfare -Season Pass
  8. Destiny – House of Wolves
  9. Destiny – The Dark Below
  10. Call of Duty: Black Ops II Afterlife Pack

PS one & PS2 Classics

  1. Crash Bandicoot
  2. Crash Bandicoot 3 Warped
  3. Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back
  4. CTR: Crash Team Racing
  5. Suikoden II
  6. Metal Gear Solid
  7. Spyro The Dragon Trilogy
  8. Final Fantasy IX
  9. Suikoden
  10. Final Fantasy VII

In addition to the full results from throughout the year, the US and European PlayStation Blogs also showed results for the top downloads in the month of December which are also available to view below (for the European chart, the number in parentheses reflects that title’s previous placement from the November 2015 chart):

PlayStation Store Top Downloads of December 2015 – USA

Top Downloads: December 2015 (Month Only)
PS4 Games
1 Star Wars Battlefront
2 Call of Duty: Black Ops III
3 Final Fantasy VII
4 Grand Theft Auto V
5 Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege
6 Need for Speed
7 Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition
8 Rocket League
9 LittleBigPlanet 3
10 Madden NFL 16
11 Fallout 4
12 Just Cause 3
13 The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
14 Dragon Ball Xenoverse
15 Destiny
16 NBA 2K16
17 The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited
18 MONOPOLY PLUS
19 Wolfenstein: The New Order
20 Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China

 

PS3 Games
1 Call of Duty: Black Ops III
2 Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition
3 Grand Theft Auto V
4 The Last Of Us
5 Yakuza 5
6 LittleBigPlanet 3
7 Dragon Ball Xenoverse
8 Minecraft: Story Mode – Episode 1: The Order of the Stone
9 Battlefield 4
10 EA SPORTS FIFA 16
11 Destiny: The Taken King
12 MONOPOLY PLUS
13 Madden NFL 16
14 Goat Simulator
15 Battlefield Hardline
16 Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare
17 Gran Turismo 6
18 The Last of Us: Left Behind Stand Alone
19 Pro Evolution Soccer 2016
20 Diablo III: Reaper of Souls – Ultimate Evil Edition

 

PS4 Add-ons
1 Call of Duty: Black Ops III – Season Pass
2 Rocket League – Chaos Run DLC Pack
3 Bloodborne The Old Hunters
4 The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited – ESO Plus
5 Tales from the Borderlands – Season Pass
6 Gauntlet: Slayer Edition – Lilith The Necromancer
7 Destiny: The Taken King
8 Star Wars Battlefront Season Pass
9 Game of Thrones – Season Pass
10 Rocket League – Back to the Future Car Pack

 

PS3 Add-ons
1 Call of Duty: Black Ops II Nuketown Zombies Map
2 Call of Duty: Black Ops II Apocalypse
3 Call of Duty: Black Ops II Vengeance
4 Call of Duty: Black Ops II Uprising
5 Call of Duty: Black Ops II – Revolution
6 Destiny: The Taken King
7 Minecraft: Story Mode – Episode 2: Assembly Required
8 Tales from the Borderlands – Season Pass
9 Minecraft: Story Mode – Episode 3: The Last Place You Look
10 Call of Duty: Black Ops Rezurrection: Content Pack 4

 

PS Vita Games
1 Bastion
2 Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition
3 Hyperdimension Neptunia ReBirth2
4 Oreshika: Tainted Bloodlines
5 Nuclear Throne
6 Tales of Hearts R
7 Sword Art Online -Hollow Fragment-
8 The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel
9 Taco Master
10 Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition

 

PS Classics
1 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
2 Dark Cloud
3 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
4 Rogue Galaxy
5 Twisted Metal: Black
6 War of the Monsters
7 PaRappa The Rapper 2
8 Grand Theft Auto III
9 Suikoden II
10 The Misadventures of Tron Bonne

PlayStation Store Top Downloads of December 2015 – Europe

PS4:

  1. Star Wars Battlefront (4)
  2. Need for Speed (3)
  3. FIFA 16 (6)
  4. Rocket League (5)
  5. Call of Duty: Black Ops III (1)
  6. Grand Theft Auto V (9)
  7. Destiny: The Taken King (12)
  8. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (New)
  9. Final Fantasy VII (New)
  10. Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection (Re-entry)
  11. Just Cause 3 (New)
  12. Battlefield 4 (RE)
  13. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege (New)
  14. Fallout 4 (2)
  15. Minecraft (14)
  16. Driveclub (10)
  17. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (7)
  18. Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition (RE)
  19. Beyond: Two Souls (New)
  20. The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited (RE)

DLC (all formats)

  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops III – Season Pass (1)
  2. Rocket League – Chaos Run DLC Pack (New)
  3. Bloodborne: The Old Hunters (2)
  4. The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited – ESO Plus (4)
  5. Rocket League – Back to the Future Car Pack (3)
  6. Star Wars Battlefront Season Pass (10)
  7. Rocket League – Supersonic Fury DLC Pack (9)
  8. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Hearts of Stone (8)
  9. The Crew Wild Run (7)
  10. Rocket League – Revenge of the Battle-Cars DLC Pack (6)
  11. Assassin’s Creed Syndicate – Season Pass (13)
  12. Driveclub Bikes (5)
  13. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege – Season Pass (New)
  14. Project CARS – Renault Sport Car Pack (New)
  15. Gauntlet: Slayer Edition – Lilith the Necromancer (New)
  16. Call of Duty Black Ops II – Nuketown Zombies (16)
  17. Batman: Arkham Knight – Season of Infamy: Most Wanted Expansion(New)
  18. Assassin’s Creed Syndicate – Jack the Ripper (New)
  19. Minecraft – Star Wars Classic Skin Pack (New)
  20. Fallout 4 – Season Pass Bundle (New)

PS Vita/PSP:

  1. Bastion (New)
  2. Call of Duty Black Ops: Declassified (RE)
  3. Minecraft (9)
  4. Mortal Kombat (RE)
  5. Rayman Origins (RE)
  6. God of War Collection (RE)
  7. MotorStorm RC (RE)
  8. Gravity Rush (RE)
  9. Street Fighter X Tekken (RE)
  10. Uncharted: Fight for Fortune (RE)

PS3:

  1. FIFA 16 (2)
  2. Call of Duty: Black Ops III (1)
  3. Minecraft (7)
  4. Battlefield 4 (8)
  5. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (RE)
  6. Destiny: The Taken King (RE)
  7. Yakuza 5 (New)
  8. Fight Night Champion (RE)
  9. Grand Theft Auto V (10)
  10. Gran Turismo 6 (RE)

PS one and PS2 Classics:

  1. Crash Bandicoot (1)
  2. Crash Bandicoot 3 Warped (3)
  3. Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back (2)
  4. CTR: Crash Team Racing (6)
  5. Final Fantasy VII (9)
  6. Spyro The Dragon Trilogy (8)
  7. LEGO Star Wars II (RE)
  8. Final Fantasy IX (10)
  9. Final Fantasy VIII (RE)
  10. Metal Gear Solid (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.