PlayStation 4 Sales Surpass 50 Million Units Worldwide

PlayStation 4 Sales Surpass 50 Million Units Worldwide

Sony today announced that the PS4 has cumulatively sold through more than 50 million units to consumers worldwide as of December 6, 2016, having enjoyed the best ever Black Friday week in the history of PlayStation.

With a vast array of exciting software titles from 3rd party developers and publishers as well as from SIE Worldwide Studios (SIE WWS), PS4 software sales also remain strong, with more than 369.6 million copies sold in retail stores globally and through digital downloads on PlayStation Store as of December 4, 2016.

“We’re truly delighted that the PS4 community continues to flourish since launch three years ago.” said Andrew House, President and Global CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment. “With tremendous support from our fans and partners across the globe, this year we were able to deliver an unprecedented lineup of hardware such as the new slimmer PS4, PS4 Pro and PlayStation VR. We will continue to provide the best gaming experiences available through our ground-breaking software lineup and network services, as we focus on accelerating our business and expanding the PS4 ecosystem.”

PS4’s software portfolio will continue to grow this holiday season and beyond with highly anticipated games including The Last Guardian, Horizon Zero Dawn, Resident Evil 7: biohazard (Capcom), Mass Effect: Andromeda (Electronics Arts), Red Dead Redemption 2 (Rockstar Games) and PS VR games such as Farpoint launching with the PS VR Aim controller for direct one to one tracking. The independent development community will also continue to deliver a variety of innovative new titles for PS4 including Yooka-Laylee (Playtonic), Boundless (Wonderstruck) and Vane (Friend & Foe Games).

The PS4 system is currently available in 122 countries and regions worldwide.

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