PS4 Hits Yet Another Sales Milestone; Now Top 10 Best Selling Console
It looks like the PlayStation 4 has hit a new sales milestone. With this, the PS4 is now part of the top 10 best selling game console of all time.
PS4 Hits Yet Another Sales Milestone
According to Sony Interactive Entertainment Singapore, the PlayStation 4 has officially hit a new sales milestone, selling more than 70.6 million units worldwide as of December 3rd 2017. However, it’s not just the PlayStation 4 console that’s doing well here.
There is more than 617.8 million copies of PS4 games that have been sold worldwide as of December 3rd 2017. This number is made up of PS4 games sold in retail stores globally as well as digital downloads on the PlayStation Store.
As far as VR on the PlayStation 4 is concerned, the PS VR has sold approximately 2 million units as of December 3rd 2017, with over 12.2 million copies of games, from 150 different PS VR games, being sold at retail stores and in digital form on the PlayStation Store.
Andrew House, Chairman of Sony Interactive Entertainment, said:
We are delighted that so many people are enjoying the unique entertainment proposition of PlayStation 4 and that an emerging technology like PlayStation VR continues to gain traction. I cannot thank our fans and partners enough.
Their support, since the launch of very first PlayStation in 1994, has helped to make PlayStation one of the biggest console gaming network in the world. We will continue to work closely with partners to maintain this momentum and remain steadfast in making PS4 the best place to play.
With this new milestone for the PS4, the console has now made it to the top 10 best-selling game consoles of all time. If you’re wondering what consoles are in the list and how many units they have sold, check it out just below here:
Top 10 Best-Selling Videogame Consoles of All Time
- Sony PlayStation 2: >155 million units
- Nintendo DS: 154.02 million units
- Nintendo Game Boy / Game Boy Color: 118.69 million units
- Sony PlayStation: 102.49 million units
- Nintendo Wii: 101.63 million units
- Microsoft Xbox 360: 84 million units
- Sony PlayStation 3: >83.8 million units
- Sony PlayStation Portable: 82 million units
- Nintendo Game Boy Advance: 81.51 million units
- Sony PlayStation 4: 70.6 million units
Of course, the PS4 itself still has some life in it so we might see it ranked even higher in the future. For now, seeing the PlayStation 4 reaching top 10 already is an amazing feat. Congratulations to Team Sony.
If you wanna check out the previous milestone that the PlayStation 4 managed to reach, click here.
Pokdepinion: Well, can’t say it was a surprise. I personally enjoyed the PS4 more than the PS3 anyway and it was doing better from the beginning. Let’s see what they have in store for 2018.