IO Interactive wasn’t kidding when it claimed Hitman 3 had the franchise’s biggest digital launch ever. The PlayStation Retailer sale charts for January 2021 have simply been revealed by Sony, and Agent 47 took second place in each the US/Canada and European markets for PlayStation 5 video games. It was overwhelmed by Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War within the former and FIFA 21 within the latter, however to see the ultimate instalment on the earth of assassination be so near topping the chart should spell success for the Danish developer. The constant rating throughout each territories implies that Hitman three really outsold the Activision title in Europe. It did so via pre-orders and simply 10 days of availability in January.
Final month’s winner Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales slipped to 3rd throughout the US and fifth in Europe, whereas Demon’s Souls ended up in eighth and ninth place respectively. So far as PlayStation four video games are involved, the largest titles have the highest three on lock. Name of Obligation: Black Ops Chilly Conflict is first, Grand Theft Auto V is in second, and Minecraft is available in third — it is the identical precise positioning throughout each areas.
As normal, Beat Saber dominated the PlayStation VR gross sales rankings on either side of the pond whereas the likes of Call of Duty: Warzone and Rocket League carry on bringing within the money within the prime two spots for the free-to-play class. For a full checklist of all January 2021 PS Retailer gross sales charts, head on over to the PlayStation Blog.