PS4 sales bust through 6 million mark

Sony Computer Entertainment announced on 4 March 2014 that the PlayStation 4 has cumulatively sold through more than 6.0 million units*1 globally as of 2 March 2014.

This also includes the 370,000 units sold through in Japan since its launch on February 22. The PS4 is currently available in 57 countries worldwide.

PS4 software sales have reached more than 13.7 million*1 copies sold in retail stores worldwide and through digital downloads on PlayStation Store as of 2 March 2014.

Sony boasts that they have over 30 titles*2 available for PS4 from various developers and publishers, adding that Killzone Shadow Fall has sold over 2.1 million units worldwide.

Sony says that more than half of PS4 owners are subscribed to PS Plus. The PlayStation App has been installed more than 3.6 million times as of 2 March 2014.

More than 100 million shares*3 have been captured via the “Share” button on the DualShock 4 controller, and more than 3.6 million gameplay broadcasts*3 have been streamed from PS4 systems via video streaming platforms, Twitch and Ustream. The gameplay broadcasts generated more than 56 million spectator sessions*3.

“I am absolutely delighted that PS4 is off to such a great start in Japan,” said Andrew House, President and Group CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. “The responses we have received for the PS4 system’s integrated social capabilities have been phenomenal, and I couldn’t be more thrilled that gamers are utilizing these unique features to engage, share, play and connect with users around the world.  SCE will continue to expand the world of PlayStation by growing its library of breakthrough games and bringing more innovative features and services only possible on PS4.”

Microsoft’s latest stats boasted 3.9 million Xbox One consoles sold by end of December 2013.

*1 Number of retail sales to consumers is estimated by SCEI. PS4 sales data in Japan collected 2/22/2014 –3/2/2014.  PS4 sales data in North America, Europe and Latin America collected 11/15/2013 – 3/1/2014, and in Asia collected 11/29/2013 –3/1/2014.
*2 Number of titles available as of 3/4/2014.
*3 Data as of 2/28/2014.

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