Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) on January 8th, announced robust sales for PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system and its software titles during this holiday season.
- PS4 has sold through to consumers more than 5.9 million units*1 during the 2017 holiday season.
- PS4 has now cumulatively sold through more than 73.6 million units*2 globally as of December 31, 2017.
- More than 55.9 million*3 PS4 games were sold during the 2017 holiday season in retail stores worldwide and through digital downloads on PlayStation Store. This totals up to 645.0 million copies*4 cumulatively sold as of December 31, 2017.
“Thanks to the continued support from our fans across the globe, we are honored to announce remarkable sales during the holiday season,” said John Kodera, President and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment. “PlayStation Network continues to demonstrate spectacular growth, with the number of PlayStation Plus subscribers surpassing 31.5 million*5, and PS Store recording its largest-ever monthly sales of content in December 2017. I would like to express my deepest gratitude to our community and our partners for helping us achieve such phenomenal milestones. We promise our unwavering commitment to bring more amazing experiences to our fans, including exclusive games and innovative network services, as PS4 continues to flourish as the best place to play.”
Sony is still leading the way as we are in 2018, but that doesn’t mean Nintendo and Xbox aren’t completely far behind. The Nintendo Switch has been setting records being the fastest selling game console in america with over 4 million sales in 10 months.