Sony's 8th generation home console, the PlayStation 4, launched on February 22 in Japan. Sales figures for the first two days are in. The PlayStation 4 sold 322,083 units, according to Famitsu. This is slightly better than the Wii U launch which sold 308,570 units in its first two days.
The PlayStation 4 did outsell its predecessor, the PlayStation 3, by a large margin when you compare launches. The PlayStation 3 sold just 86,742 units in its first two days on sale, according to VGChartz. The PlayStation 2 still holds the record for biggest opening for a Sony console in Japan, with sales of 630,552 units in its first two days.