Gamers React as Guinness Names Surprise Title as Most Downloaded Game on PlayStation Plus

Published 09/25/2021, 12:27 PM EDT


It is quite unusual to see things related to the gaming community trend on charts associated with Guinness. In the most exciting news that has come out this month, that’s exactly what happened when the PlayStation game Fall Guys made the Guinness Book of World Records.

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The game got inducted as the most downloaded PlayStation Plus game ever in the Guinness Book of World Records. Although Mediatonic did not mention any solid number of downloads, the game is a huge phenomenon across the globe, which very well explains this record.

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Guinness World Record for PlayStation title Fall Guys

Fall Guys made an incredible Guinness World Record with the most PlayStation Plus download ever. They announced this feat through the following tweet.

 

The game was launched on August 4, 2020, and became an instant hit with the PC and Console players. This battle royale game even managed to become one of the most popular multiplayer games within the community. This can be attributed to the buzz that was created around this game.

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The game has almost 7 million purchases on Steam. Scraped data from PlayStation API reveal that the game amassed 8 million downloads in its first 9 months. The game beat the previous PS Plus hits like Rocket League and attained widespread popularity because of its initial free launch.

Moreover, the game is very unique. It’s a battle royale that takes place in a colorful game-show-like obstacle course, with the last individual standing being the winner. It is currently in its Fifth season and holds, and the title will probably get more popular in the future.

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The game is on sale at Station Store for $19.99 and is on sale for PS Plus members at $9.99.

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Siddid Dey Purkayastha

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Siddid Dey Purkayastha is an eSports author for EssentiallySports and is currently pursuing his Bachelor of Arts degree from Christ (Deemed to be University). He has always been into gaming since the ripe age of 9 and never looked back since. Apart from his deep love for narrative driven or campaign based games, he also loves casually playing online games such as Valorant, Fortnite, FIFA Ultimate Team, Warzone and GTA Online.

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