Sony PlayStation®4 (PS4®) has announced that it has surpassed 35 million units sold* since launch, putting it on track to be one of the best-selling video game systems of all time. As the first new console in six years, PS4 continues to demonstrate success with gamers thanks to its next-generation gameplay experiences and unparalleled entertainment options.
The PS4 system’s selling points are accessibility, varied game titles, and social media interaction. The system is priced attractively at $349.99 USD for the bundle which includes the DualShock®4 wireless controller and a vertical stand.
“We are sincerely grateful that gamers across the globe have continued to choose PS4 as the best place to play since launch two years ago. We are committed to bringing engaging games and entertainment services to users worldwide. Thanks to our fans, we are able to celebrate this milestone of delivering more than 35 million units globally,” said Andrew House, President and Global CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. “We look forward to bringing even more exciting content and continuing to explore the power of the PS4 platform.”
About Sony PlayStation®4
The PS4 system is a next generation computer entertainment system that redefines rich and immersive gameplay with powerful graphics, speed, deeply integrated social capabilities, and innovative second-screen features. Combining unparalleled content, immersive gaming experiences, all of your favorite digital entertainment apps, and PlayStation® exclusives, the PS4 system focuses on the gamers.
The PS4 system was released on November 15 in North America and is scheduled to launch on November 29 in Europe.
* Number of retail sales to consumers is estimated by SCEI. PS4 sales data in Japan collected 2/22/2014 – 4/2/2015. PS4 sales data in North America collected 11/15/2013 – 4/1/2015, in Europe and Latin America collected 11/29/2013 – 4/1, and in Asia collected 12/17/2013 – 4/1/2015.
About Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) has revolutionized home entertainment since they launched PlayStation in 1994. SCEI continues to redefine the entertainment lifestyle with the PS4™ system, PS3™ system, PlayStation®Vita (PS Vita), and the PlayStation®TV (PS TV) system. SCEI has revolutionized home entertainment since they launched PlayStation in 1994.
PS4, which further enhances the PS3 and PS Vita systems is currently available in over 130 countries and regions worldwide.
Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, SCEI, along with its affiliated companies, Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Ltd., and its division company, Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia, develops, publishes, markets and distributes hardware and software products for these platforms in the respective markets worldwide.
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