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Sony: PS4 Sales Top 40M Units, Continues to be the 'Fastest-Selling Console in PlayStation History'

Sony: PS4 Sales Top 40M Units, Continues to be the 'Fastest-Selling Console in PlayStation History' - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 26 May 2016 / 5,286 Views

 Sony Interactive Entertainment announced lifetime PlayStation 4 has topped 40 million units worldwide as of May 22nd.  The PlayStation 4 remains the fastest-selling PlayStation console in the history of the company.

More than 270.9 million games have been sold worldwide through retail stores and through digital downloads on the PlayStation Store.

"We are truly grateful for the enormous support from our fans and partners across the globe, which helped us achieve this significant milestone in such a short span of time," said Andrew House, President and Global CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment. "We will strive to deliver even more exciting gaming experiences to our users, further driving the momentum and accelerating the expansion of the PS4 platform and its business this fiscal year by offering an unparalleled line-up of games, bringing our virtual reality system, PlayStation VR, to market and providing ground-breaking features and network services."

The PlayStation 4 is available in 124 countries and regions worldwide.

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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. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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3 Comments

CaptainExplosion (on 26 May 2016)

See, what gets me is this; With the PS4's success why wouldn't they do a PS5? To not make a PlayStation 5 would be a wasted opportunity.


JustcallmeRiff (on 27 May 2016)

When you have the fastest selling console in PlayStation history you have over 50% of the market share in gen 8 you don't talk about gen 9


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Thisguywhokills (on 26 May 2016)

Great news for playstation :) They deserve it


CartBlanche (on 27 May 2016)

Continuing their 3 year snow ball effect. It will be interesting to see what they will announce @ E3 in 2 weeks time. I do hope the Neo is not a reality as it will fracture the market.