Skyrim Makes Notable Dent In Sony’s Best-Selling Games For October

by Robert Workman

Skyrim

Fus do rah! Bethesda’s Skyrim has proven to be a notable hit since its re-release back onto the market last month, and you’ll find no better proof of that than with Sony’s recent sales numbers for the month of October.

The publisher posted its numbers through its latest PlayStation Blog entry, and while Battlefield 1 has proven to be the big best-seller of the month, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition is close behind in second place. Rounding out the top five is Mafia III in third, FIFA 17 from EA Sports in fourth and Bandai Namco’s Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 in fifth.

Here’s the full list of best-selling PS4 games:

1.

Battlefield 1

2.

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition

3.

Mafia III

4.

FIFA 17

5.

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

6.

Battlefield Hardline

7.

NBA 2K17

8.

Rocket League

9.

Titanfall 2

10. 

The Last Of Us Remastered

11. 

Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition

12. 

Outlast

13. 

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

14. 

Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration

15. 

WWE 2K17

16. 

Grand Theft Auto V

17. 

Resident Evil 6

18. 

Destiny – The Collection

19. 

Madden NFL 17

20. 

Need for Speed

Meanwhile, the company also reported sales numbers for PS3, indicating that FIFA 17 was the big hit on that platform. In second place, however, was a surprising entry – the original Watch Dogs from Ubisoft. It’s apparently getting a huge push, with the sequel set to drop this Tuesday. 

Rounding out the top five games on PlayStation 3 were LittleBigPlanet 3 in third, The Last of Us in fourth, and Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition in fifth.

Finally, Sony posted its top ten best selling list of PlayStation VR games, and, in quite a bit of surprise, Job Simulator took the top spot. In second, Batman: Arkham VR proved to be a big hit for Warner Bros., while Until Dawn: Rush of Blood took the third place spot. PlayStation VR Worlds and Here They Lie rounded out the top five.

By Robert Workman

Robert Workman has spent years working in the video game industry, for sites like Shacknews, AOL GameDaily and Marooners Rock. He's also very skilled in contributing to podcasts and video broadcasts, and can pretty much out-game you under the table. Oh, and just go ahead and ask him about glorious craft beers. Go on, ask him.