Marvel’s Spider Man Dethrones Uncharted 4 As The Best Selling PS4 Game

PS4 exclusive Marvel’s Spider Man has reached the number one spot on the list of best-selling PlayStation 4 games. Naughty Dog’s Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End which released back in 2016 had long enjoyed the number one spot and the only game that came close to dethroning it was Horizon Zero Dawn which fell short of 1 million units in the end.

Marvel's Spider Man

However Insomniac Games got the job done and as of the first week of 2019, Spider Man is now the best selling video game on the PlayStation 4 console with 9 million copies being sold worldwide putting it ahead by a figure of approximately 300,000.

Four of the top five best selling PlayStation 4 games have been published by Sony now. While the fifth being shared by Polish developer CD Projekt and Japanese Spike Chunsoft who are responsible for the acclaimed title The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt with 4.8 million copies sold.

Santa Monica’s God of War (2018) pushed its way to number four with 5 million copies and Horizon Zero Dawn stands solidly at number three spot with 7.6 million. The second best selling PlayStation 4 game is now Uncharted 4 with 8.7 million.

While Spider Man is still selling rapidly it could face a threat by mid 2020 if Days Gone and The Last of Us Part 2 release in the first quarter of this year. We already know Days Gone is scheduled to release in 3 months time but little is known regarding the release of The Last of Us Part 2 and what we do know about it is based around rumors and speculations.

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