The PlayStation 4 Surpasses 2.1 Million Sales Worldwide
After making waves in the United States, Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. announced today the cumulative sell through for the PlayStation 4 worldwide.
As of December 1, 2013, the next-gen console, which includes the 700,000 sold through in Europe and Australasia, clocks in at 2.1 million total. The PlayStation 4 system became available on November 15 in the United States and Canada and on November 29 in Europe, Australasia and Latin America and is now available in 32 countries globally.
Sony is inching closer to the 3 million PS4 consoles they hoped to sell by the end of the year.
"PS4 delivered the best launch in PlayStation history with the North American release and we've continued this incredibly successful start in Europe, Australasia and Latin America," President and Group CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc, Andrew House, said. "Demand remains incredibly strong and continues to overwhelm the supply worldwide, but we are diligently working to meet those growing demands and to deliver additional PS4 units to our retail partners throughout the holiday season. We are extremely grateful for the passion of PlayStation fans and thank them for their continued support."
As we embark on a new year, video game fans can look forward to seeing the PlayStation 4 grow in numerous ways. From next-gen triple-A titles such as Watch_Dogs and franchise favorite inFAMOUS: Second Son to brand new IP including Destiny from Bungie and The Order 1886. The PS4 system will even evolve through PlayStation's cloud gaming services, which will be available in the U.S. in 2014. Through Gaikai's cloud-based technology, gamers will finally have access to a catalog of critically-acclaimed PlayStation 3 games on the PlayStation 4.