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PlayStation 4 sales continue rocketing growth
Thu, 15th Jun 2017
FYI, this story is more than a year old

Sony Interactive Entertainment recently announced a new sales milestone for Playstation 4 with 60.4 million units sold to consumers worldwide.

PS4 software sales also put up a strong showing with more than 486.7 million copies sold at retail stories around the world and via digital downloads on PlayStationStore. Sony says these results were lead by critically acclaimed titles such as Horizon: Zero Dawn.

The PlayStation ecosystem is certainly looking strong off the back of the PS4's results, with user engagement experiencing vibrant growth to exceed more than 70 million monthly active users globally.

In addition, PlayStationPlus has 26.4 million paid subscribers worldwide. In total this adds up to quite a substantial figure, with active PS4 users worldwide as a whole spending more than 600 million hours every week on the platform.

President and global CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment, Andrew House says they are very grateful for fans and partners around the globe who have continued to support PS4.

“The PS4 platform is in its prime, with the industry's best lineup of exclusive and partner titles slated to release this year, taking full advantage of the power of the PS4 system,” says House.

“We are committed to further expanding our overall PS4 ecosystem, by broadening the PlayStationVR content portfolio, as well as enriching our network services along with our ground-breaking software lineup. We remain steadfast in bringing the best entertainment experience to users worldwide and making PS4 the best place to play.

And Sony affirms PS4's portfolio will continue to expand on the software front with new and highly anticipated games including GUNDAM VERSUS, DRAGON QUEST XI , Gran Turismo Sport, and Everybody's Golf (SIE WWS).

The PS4 system is currently available in 123 countries and regions worldwide and Sony Interactive Entertainment says it will continue to expand the world of gaming.