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PlayStation Store Top Sellers: March 2014

Justin Massongill's Avatar + Posted by Justin Massongill on Apr 08, 2014 // SCEA Social Media Specialist

inFAMOUS Second Son and Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes rocked the PlayStation Store PS4 charts in March… you could have probably guessed that, though. But did you know South Park: The Stick of Truth grabbed the #2 spot on the PS3 list, beaten only by the mighty Minecraft? It even triumphed over my beloved Dark Souls II!

Square Enix’s HD remaster of Final Fantasy X and X2 Jecht shot (that pun is a real stretch, sorry) to the top of the PS Vita charts, and the Classics list looks… well, pretty much as you’d expect it to.

Worth noting: Fez landed in the PS Store top sellers on all three platforms it launched on last month!

Head over to the EU PlayStation.Blog to see how these games fared over there. Any guesses for next month?

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+ CommandingTiger on April 8th, 2014 at 10:11 am said:

Hey, how bout dropping the price of games in Canada?
70$ is too much, 65$ would be better.
At least until the dollar evens out. That won’t take too long with the elections over in Qc.


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+ polo155 on April 8th, 2014 at 10:13 am said:

finally got a ps4 to match my ps3 and 3g vita OLED! bring GT6 to it now. love remoteplay.


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+ Dr-Jones104 on April 8th, 2014 at 10:13 am said:

Considering the number of good AAA titles on the PSVita right now I am not surprised to see it as number 1 right now.


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+ GodofDeathOnline on April 8th, 2014 at 10:14 am said:

whats the hold up with the next firmware update for the ps4 the time it finaly comes out the playstation 4 will be so far behind with the features then the xbox one


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+ leonskjti on April 8th, 2014 at 10:22 am said:

Hey!!! We need Final Fantasy VII Crysis Core, Type 0 and XII on Psvita!!


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+ vongruetz on April 8th, 2014 at 10:25 am said:

Out of curiosity, how do you count the cross-buy titles? For games like Fez and Steamworld Dig, do you just count the total number of purchases across all platforms, or is it specific to each console? Like does it get counted as a Vita title if the purchase was made on the Vita and a PS4 purchase if it was made on the PS4? Or do you just lump them together and say it sold X number of units total and then figure out where that number sits for each platform?

Just wondering. Thanks.


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    + Sid Shuman on April 8th, 2014 at 10:57 am said:

    They’re specific to each console


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+ Transporter47 on April 8th, 2014 at 10:27 am said:

Is there anyway you guys can make a digital version of Folklore for PS3?


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    + Sid Shuman on April 8th, 2014 at 10:57 am said:

    No word on this, but I’ll discuss internally


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+ GodofDeathOnline on April 8th, 2014 at 10:32 am said:

it think the count cross buy games at whatever you click on first


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+ GodofDeathOnline on April 8th, 2014 at 10:38 am said:

i think they count cross buy games by whatever you click on first (damn no edit button on here)


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+ Mando44646 on April 8th, 2014 at 10:53 am said:

waiting for Minecraft on PS4/Vita to buy it….or at least confirmation that it is cross-buy


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+ Useless_Person on April 8th, 2014 at 10:57 am said:

Justin, do you have a general time when the store update will come out? I want to start playing Persona 4 as soon as possible!


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    + Sid Shuman on April 8th, 2014 at 11:00 am said:

    It’s generally 2:00pm Pacific Time, but if it ever shifts we’ll update you on Twitter.com/PlayStation


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+ rabidninjamonky on April 8th, 2014 at 11:17 am said:

FFX HD GOTY! I’m only half joking, it really is THAT awesome! I did get the Jecht shot, but I still can’t win at blitzball. I have given up on ever getting Wakka’s or Tidus’ celestial weapons.


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+ Xombito on April 8th, 2014 at 11:48 am said:

Infamous = awesomeness.


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+ Trendy_Kid on April 8th, 2014 at 11:51 am said:

I loved SteamWorld Dig on the 3DS. I can’t decide if I want to pick it up again on the PS4 or get Super Motherload instead…


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+ Transporter47 on April 8th, 2014 at 11:51 am said:

@Sid Shuman Thank you :)


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+ TooLegit505 on April 8th, 2014 at 11:56 am said:

I guess you guys are never going to get rid of PS Plus Vita games Uncharted, Wipeout, and Gravity Rush are you? I am so tired of seeing these games as free. Can’t you guys pick 3 more? Rotate them out? Something?
PLEASE GET THESE GAMES OFF PS PLUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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+ Grayfox2k8 on April 8th, 2014 at 11:58 am said:

Kind of depressing a 40 dollar demo came second place.


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+ sekaniy on April 8th, 2014 at 11:58 am said:

Awesome I got NFS:MW, Fez, and Steamworld for Vita. All good games!!


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+ mastorofpuppetz on April 8th, 2014 at 12:18 pm said:

Why are ps4 games in Canada 69.99? Xbox are still 59, talk about a slap in the face to fans here.


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+ Welmosca on April 8th, 2014 at 12:35 pm said:

Guess that NFS sale was worth it,all them good NFS games are in the PS3 list except Rivals…well I helped with The Run,it was too cheap to pass out and the only NFS that I didn’t owned already.Also good to see KZ Mercenary still making into the top 10.BTW Second Son totally deserved that 1st spot.

Now I can’t believe people paid $30 and $20 for a demo….ha hope all you guys who did this…have the knowledge that supporting **** like this will just encourage those devs to do it again and again and over again until it becomes “normal” to us consumers.


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+ AizawaYuuichi on April 8th, 2014 at 1:35 pm said:

@ Grayfox2k8: It was only a $30 demo. They dropped the price after people complained about it, haha. Not that it’s any better. It’s sad though, how many people I’ve seen on my friend’s list that are playing it…

I helped Steamworld Dig make it to #8 on PS4, but that was it for me. Everything else I bought physically in March.


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+ subsamuel01 on April 8th, 2014 at 1:53 pm said:

Infamous deserves that top spot, best game on the PS4 right now.


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+ ngreatshark on April 8th, 2014 at 2:03 pm said:

I’d say MLB 14 the show and Persona 4 are sure fire picks for next months list. Most of my PS4 games I’m buying at retail for right now, I’m afraid of using up my HD


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+ SNAKE-EYES73 on April 8th, 2014 at 3:00 pm said:

Yawwwwwnn boring updates! Demos please Demos! PS3! not only PS4 I don’t have one!


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+ BlueBl1zzard on April 8th, 2014 at 4:01 pm said:

Glad to see Hatsune Miku Project Diva f in the top 3 on the vita list! Now tell me, did I call it, or did I call it?


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+ dkarlowicz10 on April 8th, 2014 at 5:43 pm said:

3 of the 5 top sellers for PSP are GTA games. Why hasn’t a GTA game been released on the Vita? It would sell games and PS Vita Units. Please convince Rockstar (2K) to consider a GTA for Vita.


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+ Shoryyuken on April 8th, 2014 at 11:25 pm said:

MGSV: Ground Zeroes is really high on the list, I guess people are okay with buying overpriced demos. That’s alarming, I really hope they don’t start taking this approach with other franchises. I would hate to see a “prologue” to Assassin’s Creed or something.

The very idea makes me shudder in disgust.


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+ dkornyukhov on April 9th, 2014 at 8:29 am said:

Infamous and Ground Zeroes sales are a total joke. That’s just shows that people are so desperate to play something, that they are ready to buy and praise a boring, mediocre game with repetitive gameplay, clichéd storyline and characters and dead open world with questionable graphics, as well as an unpolished, overpriced demo with outdated mechanics and so-called “open-world gameplay” that we all saw somewhere else. And this is coming from a PS4 owner.
As for the May sales the safest bet is that Watch Dogs with Wolfenstein will be on the top of that list.


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+ Welmosca on April 9th, 2014 at 10:48 am said:

@ 28 dkornyukhov – All that you said is stupidity if it was about Second Son…but questionable graphics?…this I really hope it ain’t about Second Son.


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+ TheBeejAbides on April 9th, 2014 at 4:00 pm said:

I completed Infamous twice. I collected all of the trophies but i did not receive the Silver trophy when i completed it on Expert. So i can not get a platinum! I am uber pissed off. I know someone else who reported the same trophy bug. PLEASE FIX THIS AND AWARD US OUR PLATINUM TROPHIES . For a game that otherwise works perfectly, this sticks out as a big sore thumb.


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+ dkornyukhov on April 10th, 2014 at 8:50 am said:

@ 29 Welmosca Yes, I’m talking about Second Son. There are a lot of inconsistencies in the game. On one hand we have amazingly detailed main characters with great animations and special effects. And on the other hand we have the city. The city doesn’t have the same amount of detail, you can’t tell one district from another, you always have a feeling that many buildings were simply cloned, people in the streets look ugly, the viewing range is weird, I always see objects and textures popping up in the distance as I run. The textures of buildings and trees doesn’t look really good. The water looks terrible as well. All of those things leave you wondering: “Why the hell the open world game has such unattractive world where you don’t want to stay?”


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