Sony Interactive Entertainment (“SIE”) recently announced an all new record-breaking milestone for the PlayStation 4 (“PS4”).
As of 31 December 2018, the PS4 has sold over 91.6 million units globally, with more than 5.6 million units sold worldwide during the 2018 holiday season. This staggering number outshines that of any other game console on the market currently.
In addition, more than 50.7 million PS4 games were sold globally during the 2018 holiday season, which equates to 876 million PS4 games being sold worldwide as of December 31, 2018. The most popular game during this period, was Marvel’s Spider-Man, which launched in September 2018, selling more than 9 million copies as at November 25, 2018.
John Kodera, President and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment, had this to say in his statement:
“Thanks to the continued support from our fans during the holiday season, we are pleased to announce that PS4 has reached 91.6 million units globally. We are also happy to announce that the monthly active users of PlayStation Network continues to show strong growth, and has surpassed 90 million as of end of November 2018,”
“I would like to express my deepest gratitude to our passionate community around the globe, and our partners, for helping us achieve these milestones. This year, we will bring more enhanced experiences to our fans along with a highly anticipated lineup of games that are only possible on PS4. As we look toward the next PS4 milestone, SIE will continue to evolve, and we will further expand the platform to deliver the best interactive entertainment experiences to the world.”
Well done Sony and PlayStation for their continued success as the leading console platform.