Sony: PlayStation 4 Sales Top 10 Million - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 14 August 2014 / 7,535 Views

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe president and CEO Jim Ryan announced at Gamescom this week that sales for the PlayStation 4 have topped more than 10 million units worldwide. This figure is the number sold to consumers and not shipped to retailers.

"The responses we have received for the PS4 system's unique gameplay experiences powered by the network, along with its vast game portfolio has been phenomenal, and I am absolutely delighted that PS4 was able to reach this commemorative milestone in less than 9 months," SCE CEO Andrew House said. "We're so grateful for the enormous support from PlayStation gamers worldwide, and we look forward to bringing even more exciting content and services in the months ahead."

The PlayStation 4 had previously sold seven million units back in April. That was also when Microsoft announced they had sold five million Xbox One consoles. However, Microsoft has not provided an updated figure, other than that Xbox One sales doubled in June month-over-month, due to the release of the Kinect-less SKU.


A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. Outside, in the real world, he has a passion for the outdoors which includes everything from hiking to having received his B.A. in Environmental Studies. You can contact the author at or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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estebxx (on 14 August 2014)

and vgchartz refuses to update its info...

bouboumorveu (on 14 August 2014)

VGC with 9,3M is completely aware.

Wazowski (on 14 August 2014)

they must be working on it:)

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Michael-5 (on 14 August 2014)

Will likely be large adjustments coming soon.

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Josiah (on 14 August 2014)

"Microsoft says it has sold more than 5 million Xbox One consoles to retailers" The Sony numbers are sold to consumers and the wording is misleading regarding Xbox One sales.

drake_tolu (on 14 August 2014)

Ok... My prediction of "PS4>PS2", will be more easy close after this news. B)

Michael-5 (on 14 August 2014)

Still a big maybe, PS2 sold about this well at the start too, but what made PS2 so successful was that it sold strong for 13 years.

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Michael-5 (on 14 August 2014)

XB sold 5 million XB1's back in April......VGC has it at 5 million NOW! You must have meant 5 million shipped, and wow that means PS4 is nearly outselling XB1 2:1.

Yafea (on 15 August 2014)

10 million now, next stop is 20 million. I guess it'll reach it before next march.

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NickK (on 15 August 2014)

LOL fake info!!!! Sony is a mama when it comes to announcing false sales numbers!