‘Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War’ Dominates List Of Most Downloaded PS4/PS5 Games

Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War most downloaded Sony PS5 video games


There was a lot of gaming going on during 2020, and there were a ton of standout video games to occupy the time last year. With the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent lockdowns, more gamers stayed home to play all of the outstanding games. Sony revealed the most downloaded games for 2020 on the PS4 and the PS5, and the list was dominated by Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War.

With Sony’s next-generation PlayStation 5 console, Activision’s Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War shot down the competition to snag the top spot. Coming in second was Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales and Assassin’s Creed Valhalla come in third place. Sony’s list is only downloaded games, it doesn’t include physical copies that people purchased.

Most downloaded PS5 games of 2020:

  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
  2. Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  3. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla
  4. NBA 2K21
  5. Demon’s Souls
  6. Madden NFL 21
  7. FIFA 21
  8. Sackboy: A Big Adventure
  9. Immortals Fenyx Rising
  10. Watch Dogs: Legion

There was so much demand for the PS5 that many were “stuck” using the PS4. The older gaming console also saw Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War as the number one game, and Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare was the third-most-downloaded game in the United States and Canada. Coming in second was an oldie-but-goodie: Grand Theft Auto V. Basketball enthusiasts attempted to substitute the lack of NBA action by playing NBA 2K21 and NBA 2K20, seventh and eighth on the list, respectively.

Most downloaded PS4 games of 2020:

  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
  2. Grand Theft Auto V
  3. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  4. Minecraft
  5. Ghost of Tsushima
  6. The Last of Us Part II
  7. NBA 2K21
  8. NBA 2K20
  9. Final Fantasy VII Remake
  10. Madden NFL 21

Most downloaded PlayStation VR Games of 2020:

  1. Beat Saber
  2. Job Simulator
  3. Superhot VR
  4. The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners
  5. Gorn
  6. Creed Rise to Glory
  7. Arizona Sunshine
  8. Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series
  9. Astro Bot Rescue Mission
  10. Marvel’s Iron Man VR 

Most downloaded free to play games (PS5 + PS4) of 2020:

  1. Call of Duty: Warzone
  2. Rocket League
  3. Fortnite
  4. Apex Legends
  5. Rogue Company
  6. Hyper Scape
  7. Genshin Impact
  8. Destiny 2
  9. Brawlhalla
  10. Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Lite