Today, Sony Interactive Entertainment announced sales for its PS4 (including PS4 Pro) have now surpassed 50 million units worldwide, the news comes off the back of the most successful Black Friday week in the history of PlayStation.
With a wide variety of exciting software titles from 3rd party developers and publishers as well as from Sony Interactive Entertainment’s various studios, PS4 software sales also remain strong, with more than 369.6 million copies sold in retail stores globally and through digital downloads on PS Store as of December 4, 2016.
Andrew House, President and Global CEO of SIE released the following statement:
“We’re truly delighted that the PS4 community continues to flourish since launch three years ago. With tremendous support from our fans and partners across the globe, this year we were able to deliver an unprecedented lineup of hardware, including 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.”
2016 has been a great year for PS4 software, with its portfolio of great games set to continue in 2017 with Horizon Zero Dawn, Gran Turismo Sport, and MLB The Show 17 arriving in addition to PlayStation VR games such as Farpoint.
Third-party publishers and the independent development community will also continue to deliver a variety of blockbuster franchises and innovative new titles for PS4.
Source: Sony Interactive Entertainment