PlayStation Gameplay Chart: eFootball and FIFA 22 are poles apart

By Kes Eylers-Stephenson,
The two football-sim, FIFA 22 and eFootball are both on the chart this week, but the two are currently at opposite ends of the spectrum. Here is the top 40 PlayStation Gameplay Chart for the week ending October 10th, 2021.

PositionGamePublisherLast week
1 iconCall of Duty: Modern WarfareActivision1
2 iconFortniteEpic Games2
3 iconCall of Duty: Black Ops Cold WarActivision10
4 iconFIFA 22Electronic Arts8
5 iconGrand Theft Auto VRockstar Games3
6 iconApex LegendsElectronic Arts4
7 iconGenshin ImpactmiHoYo7
8 iconRocket LeaguePsyonix5
9 iconDestiny 2Activision6
10 iconHell Let LooseTeam17 Software-
11 iconMinecraftMojang Studios9
12 iconPGA TOUR 2K212K Games-
13 iconMortal Kombat XWarner Bros. Interactive Entertainment-
14 iconRed Dead Redemption 2Rockstar Games13
15 iconGhost of TsushimaSony Interactive Entertainment11
16 iconDead by Daylight 1/23goo12
17 iconFIFA 21Electronic Arts17
18 iconNBA 2K222K Sports21
19 iconTom Clancy's Rainbow Six SiegeUbisoft14
20 iconFall Guys: Ultimate KnockoutDevolver Digital15
21 iconTales of AriseBandai Namco Entertainment20
22 iconAssassin's Creed ValhallaUbisoft29
23 iconOverwatch: Origins EditionBlizzard Entertainment16
24 iconKena: Bridge of SpiritsEmber Lab28
25 iconGod of WarSony Interactive Entertainment23
26 iconBattlefield VElectronic Arts32
27 iconFinal Fantasy XIV: A Realm RebornSquare Enix24
28 iconThe Last of Us Part IISony Interactive EntertainmentRE
29 iconMarvel's Spider-ManSony Interactive Entertainment22
30 iconeFootball 2022Konami Digital Entertainment-
31 iconDiablo II: ResurrectedBlizzard Entertainment18
32 iconHITMAN 2Warner Bros. Interactive EntertainmentRE
33 iconMarvel's Spider-Man: Miles MoralesSony Interactive Entertainment34
34 iconDeathloopBethesda Softworks19
35 iconWarframeDigital Extremes33
36 iconGran Turismo SportSony Computer Entertainment31
37 iconMortal Kombat 11Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment39
38 iconPredator: Hunting GroundsSony Interactive EntertainmentRE
39 iconHorizon Zero DawnSony Interactive Entertainment37
40 iconAstro's PlayroomSony Interactive Entertainment30
Chart compiled using gameplay data from over 816,000 active PlayStation accounts. Chart information is copyright TrueGaming Network.
Three games stand out in the top ten of the table. First is the resurgence of Black Ops: Cold War, which was dawdling at the tenth position last week. Now, it has blasted its way up the chart and into third place again, sitting pretty as the PS5's third most played game for the week. FIFA 22 has placed at fourth as the PS5's second most played game, taking up the position its predecessor often occupied. However, free-to-play rival eFootball 2022 is really slumping down in 30th. Frankly, there is just no way that Konami can be happy with the release of the game, give the absolute state of the graphics and the undercooked — but enjoyable enough — gameplay. Given that it is free, this position is a damning indictment of the way the game roll-out has been executed this year.

The final top ten game to take note of is the PS5 PlayStation Plus game for October, Hell Let Loose. It's a hardcore WWII shooter, and you can find our first impressions on TrueAchievements. It's rather incredible to see it leading the pack of PS Plus games, considering the stock distribution between PS4 and PS5. Though, both PGA Tour 2K21 and Mortal Kombat X are not that far behind in 12th and 13th respectively. Hell Let Loose is now the most-played PS5 game, which is really not that bad going considering the giants above it!

Life is a little more tepid further down the chart. There are several impressive risers like NBA 2K22, Assassin's Creed Valhalla (thanks to a sale), and Battlefield V — thanks to the imminent arrival of Battlefield 2042. Meanwhile, several reentries have at least helped create a little chaos. The Last of Us: Part II recently joined PS Now and was on sale, both of which might have contributed to its rise into 28th. Hitman 2 was a part of the PS Plus lineup a month ago, and plenty seem to have jumped right back in as it rises to 32nd. Somehow, Predator: Hunting Grounds has also made it onto the list at 38th after it was also included in last month's PlayStation Plus lineup.

Did you spot anything notable this week? There is plenty to choose from, so if you leave an eagle-eyed comment we will be sure to include you!
Kes Eylers-Stephenson
Written by Kes Eylers-Stephenson
Editor Kes is our resident expert in PlayStation and other gaming news. He writes about PS5 exclusives like The Last of Us and Horizon, PS Plus news, and his favorite games — The Witcher, Assassin’s Creed, and God of War — before an evening swim.
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