PS4 Sells Big During 2015 Holiday Season

PS4 Sells Big During 2015 Holiday Season

Sony today announced that the PS4 has sold through more than 5.7 million units during the 2015 holiday season.  PS4 has now cumulatively sold through more than 35.9 million units globally as of January 3, 2016.

With robust support from users and partners from around the globe, PS4 software sales also remained strong during the 2015 holiday season with more than 35 million copies sold in retail stores worldwide and through digital downloads on PlayStation Store as of January 3, 2016.

In addition, 60% more users subscribed to PlayStation Plus at the end of 2015 compared to the same period the previous year.

“We are absolutely delighted that so many customers have selected PS4 as the best place to play throughout this holiday season and that the PS4 community is growing more than ever,” said Andrew House, President and Global CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. “We remain steadfast in our commitment to deliver innovative entertainment experiences, and look forward to bringing an unprecedented games portfolio from third party developers and publishers and SCE Worldwide Studios, including UNCHARTED 4: A Thief’s End, Horizon Zero Dawn and The Last Guardian, this coming year.”

Michael Ephraim, Managing Director of Sony Computer Entertainment ANZ said, “I am so pleased to see the strong momentum PS4 enjoyed during the holiday period globally was also reflected in ANZ. 2016 is set to be a great year as our line up of games looks fantastic, and we continue to expand on our already robust line up of movies, TV and music content ensuring PlayStation has something for the whole family.”

Sony, you did good kid.

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