PlayStation 4 Sales Pass 40 Million Units Worldwide

Posted by at 9:43 am on May 26, 2016

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Sony Interactive Entertainment today announced that their PlayStation 4 console has cumulatively sold through more than 40 million units to consumers worldwide as of May 22, 2016, making it the fastest-selling console in the history of the PlayStation brand. They also report that game sales for the console remain strong as ever, with over 270 million physical and digital copies of games sold in stores and on the PlayStation store in the same time.

“We are truly grateful for the enormous support from our fans and partners across the globe, which helped us achieve this significant milestone in such a short span of time,” said Andrew House, President and Global CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment. “We will strive to deliver even more exciting gaming experiences to our users, further driving the momentum and accelerating the expansion of the PS4 platform and its business this fiscal year by offering an unparalleled line-up of games, bringing our virtual reality system, PlayStation VR, to market and providing ground-breaking features and network services.”

On the software front, much anticipated title, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, was released on May 10, recording remarkable global sales of over 2.7 million units in just one week. The PS4 software portfolio will continue to expand with highly-anticipated games including FINAL FANTASY XV (Square Enix), Nioh (Koei Tecmo Games), Ryu ga Gotoku 6 (SEGA), Gran Turismo SPORT, Gravity Rush 2, and The Last Guardian (SIE WWS).

The independent development community will also continue to deliver a variety of innovative new titles for PS4 including DOWNWELL (Devolver Digital), Jotun (Thunder Lotus Games) and Push Me Pull You (House House Games).

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