August 2016 PlayStation Store Charts: No Man’s Sky #1 on PS4 in North America & Europe

September 13, 2016 Written by Jason Dunning

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Not only was No Man’s Sky the #1 best-selling and most-downloaded PlayStation 4 game through the PlayStation Store in Europe and North America last month, respectively, but it was the also the #1 game overall in both regions.

Elsewhere on the charts, Battlefield 4 and Battlefield Hardline continued to sell well on both platforms in both regions, Madden NFL 17 debuted in 2nd in North America on PS4, and Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse performed well in its final month before getting delisted.

Here’s the most-downloaded and best-selling PlayStation games of August 2016 through the PlayStation Stores in North America and Europe, with the European charts showing last month’s rankings:

PlayStation 4 Games

North America

  1. No Man’s Sky
  2. Madden NFL 17
  3. Battlefield 4
  4. 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

Europe

  1. No Man’s Sky (New)
  2. Battlefield 4 (1)
  3. 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)

PlayStation 3 Games

North America

  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

Europe

  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)

PlayStation Vita Games

North America

  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

Europe (Includes PSP Games)

  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)

PlayStation Classics

North America

  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

Europe

  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)

Which game do you think will top the chart this month?

[Source: PS Blog (1), (2), PlayStation]