The mixed critical reception Saints Row received at launch did not prevent it from becoming the best-selling PS5 game in Europe and the second best-selling game in the USA for the month of August 2022. Volition’s open world reboot was only beaten to first place. in North America by Madden NFL 23, while it beat out competition in both territories from Grand Theft Auto V and Cult of the Lamb.
The latest indie hit peaked at number four in the USA and third in Europe, while Stray is popular at number five in both territories. The rest of the top 10 is made up of PS5 titles such as Horizon Forbidden West, F1 Manager 2022, Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, and Cyberpunk 2077. Check out the full Top 20 through the link.
Saints Row’s sales success doesn’t reach the PS4 charts, however, where sports titles rule. Madden NFL 23 topped the list in the United States, and FIFA 22 did the same across Europe. Minecraft then took second place in both regions, and Grand Theft Auto did the same in third place.
This is even more good news for the multiverse; The free-to-play hit was the most downloaded free game for the second month in a row. It beat out competition from Rumbleverse, Fall Guys, and Fortnite. Have you contributed your own purchases to any of these download charts? Let us know in the comments below.
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