PS4 Shipments Reach 63.3 Million Units, 3.3 Million Shipped in Last Quarter - NewsWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 01 August 2017 / 7,973 Views
Sony announced it has shipped 3.3 million PlayStation 4 units worldwide for the fiscal quarter ending June 30. That brings lifetime shipments to 63.3 million units.
The figure is for units shipped to retailers and not sold to consumers. The last figure of units sold to consumers from Sony was 60.4 million units for June 11. That was announced during E3.
Sony's Game & Network Services division saw revenue increase 5.4 percent year-over-year to ¥348.1 billion. The higher numbers was mainly due to strong sales of games on the PlayStation 4. Operating income for the division dropped from ¥26.3 billion to ¥17.7 billion.
Overall, Sony as a whole reported revenue increased 15.2 percent to to ¥1.8 trillion, while operation income jumped to to ¥157.6 billion.
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