Sony has sold more than 5.3 million PS4 consoles so far

Posted Feb 18, 2014

Sony Corporation has sold more than 5.3 million PlayStation 4 consoles thus far. This number is based on February 8th. At the end of the last year, Sony sold 4.2 million PS4 consoles. The company hit the 2.1 million milestone on December 3rd, two weeks after the console was launched.

The PlayStation 4 became the best-selling game console in January, but Microsoft sold the most games. Sony is expecting sales to increase when launching the console in their native Japan on February 22nd.

“I am thrilled that so many customers around the globe have continued to select PS4 as the best place to play throughout and beyond the holiday season,” stated Andrew House, President and Group CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. “We are delighted that according to the NPD Group’s latest data, PS4 was January’s top-selling console in the United States. The PS4 system’s momentum just keeps growing stronger, and we are extremely grateful for the continued passion and support of PlayStation fans. February 22 sees the launch of PS4 in Japan, and I’m looking forward to Japanese fans sharing the excitement of the deep social capabilities and entertainment experiences only possible on PS4.”