‘Returnal’ was among the top-selling PS5 games of April

Housemarque Games’ Returnal emerged as one of the best-selling PlayStation 5 titles for April, revealed a recent report from Sony.

Returnal has gained many positive reviews and reactions from both the critics and fans, despite some bugs and issues.

And the latest news only solidifies its growing popularity.

‘Returnal’ returning great profits to its developer!

In its recent data, Sony shared a list of top downloaded games for April.

And Returnal trumped other strong contenders to rise as the third-most downloaded PS5 title in the US!

In the UK and the rest of Europe, it was number four. That’s still impressive.

While this news is undoubtedly great for developer Housemarque, the game could’ve bagged the number one spot as well. At least in the US.

In another fresh release of 2021, Outriders managed to outperform Returnal, coming on the second position.

But there’s a catch here.

Outriders had entire April to sell more copies, but the Housemarque title arrived only on the last day of the month. And despite that, it secured a place in the top five in two regions across the globe.

Had it been released a bit early, the picture would’ve been drastically different by now. It would have ruled every other title with a considerable margin.

Here’s the complete list of Top 10 best-selling PS5 launches in the US for April 2021:

  1. MLB The Show 21
  2. Outriders
  3. Returnal
  4. Mortal Kombat 11
  5. It Takes Two
  6. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
  7. FIFA 21
  8. Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  9. NBA 2K21
  10. Madden NFL 21

READ MORE: Fresh Returnal update 1.3.4 revealed, fixes an annoying issue

Upcoming video games of 2021

Meanwhile, many other AAA heavyweights are coming soon in the remaining part of this year.

And when it comes to the most-awaited potential blockbusters, there is Mass Effect Legendary Edition and Far Cry 6.

God of War: Ragnarok, Halo Infinite, a new Call of Duty entry, Horizon Forbidden West, and STALKER 2 are also anticipated.

However, that’s not everything. There’s more!

The big line-up continues further with the likes of Dying Light 2, Deathloop, Biomutant, Kena: Bridge of Spirits, and Stray.

Psychonauts 2, New World, Humankind, GhostWire: Tokyo, No More Heroes 3, and Cyber Shadow are other crucial launches.

Several recently announced projects making a debut soon are The Day Before, Glitchpunk, and Etched Memories. The latter will be an exciting title for the players because it will feature a Cat as the main protagonist, named Biscuit.

Coming onto Returnal, again, it’s now available for PlayStation 5.

What do you think about all the major games arriving this year? Are you excited and hyped?

Drop your reactions and any other thought you have on our social media handle on Twitter at @MICKYNewsOZ.


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