PlayStation 4 Sales Top 14M Worldwide, 5M in the US - NewsWilliam D'Angelo, posted on 21 November 2014 / 16,052 Views
Sony's 8th generation home console the PlayStation 4 just hit its one yer anniversary in the US and Europe. The console quickly took a lead in the console race and has nearly sold more than Xbox One and Wii U combined.
The PlayStation 4 has sold 14,406,835 units worldwide as of the week ending November 15, according to VGChartz. The PlayStation 4 has sold at a faster pace than the top selling console of all time, the PlayStation 2. However, the PlayStation 4 isn't the top selling console. The Wii managed to sell 15,192,774 units by the time it hit 1 year old.
The PlayStation 4 also hit a milestone in the US selling more than five million units., according to VGChartz. The console has sold 5,195,784 units in the US and for the week ending November15 sold 146,519 units.
The PlayStation 4 launched in the US on November 15, November 29 in Europe and February 22 in Japan.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter @TrunksWD.