PS4 Shipments Reach 96.8 Million Units Worldwide - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 01 May 2019 / 3,961 Views
Sony announced lifetime shipment figures for the PlayStation 4 have hit 96.8 million units as of March 31, 2018. The figure was revealed in Sony's earning report for the fourth quarter of the fiscal year 2018.
2.6 million PlayStation 4 consoles were shipped during the quarter. That is up by 0.1 million during the same period a year ago. Sony also shipped 17.8 million PlayStation 4 consoles for the 2018 fiscal year, which is down by 1.2 million units from a year ago. However, the figure is 0.3 million more than Sony's forecast of 17.5 million.
Sony's forecast of shipping 16 million PlayStation 4 consoles in the 2019 fiscal year, ending March 31, 2020.
PlayStation Plus subscribers has grown to 36.4 million. That is up by 2.2 million from a year ago. There was also 54.7 million games sold on the PlayStation 4 in the quarter, an increase of 2.7 million games. 45 percent of games sold were full game digital downloads.
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