Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced today that the PlayStation 4 has managed to sell over 40 million units worldwide.
From its launch in November 2013 until May 22nd, 2016, over 40 million people worldwide have bought the new console from Sony. It is still the fastest selling console in PlayStation history.
PlayStation 4 software sales are also strong as over 270.9 million copies of games have been sold both via retail stores and through digital downloads.
“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 Sony PlayStation 4 console is now on sale in over 124 countries and regions worldwide.