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The PlayStation 4 is a video game console made by Sony that competes in the eighth generation of video game consoles with the Xbox One and the Wii U. It currently holds the record for fastest selling home console at launch.

PS4 sales figures tidbitsEdit

  • Worldwide:
    • August 2013: Over a million pre-orders [2]
    • December, 3 2013: 2.1 million sold [3]
    • December 31, 2013: 4.2 million sold [4]
    • February 8, 2014: 5.3 million sold [5]
    • April 6, 2014: 7 million sold [6]
    • August 10, 2014: 10 million hardware units and 30 million software units sold [7]
    • November 14, 2014: 13.5 million hardware units shipped[8]
    • January 4, 2015: 18.5 million hardware and 81.8 million software sold[9]
    • March 3, 2015: 20.2 million hardware sold[10]
    • March 31, 2015: 22.3 million units shipped[11]
    • June 30, 2015: 25.3 million units shipped[12]
    • September 30, 2015: 29.3 million units shipped[13]
    • November 25, 2015: 30.2 million units sold [14]
    • January 3, 2016: 35.9 million units sold-in [15]
    • March 31, 2016: 40 million units shipped [16]
    • May 22, 2016: 40 million units sold [17]
    • June 30, 2016: 43.5 million units shipped [18]
    • January 1, 2017: 53.4 million units sold[19]
    • June 11, 2017: 60.4 million units sold[20]
  • North America
    • Launch day: 1 million sold [21]
  • UK
    • 48 hours: 250,000 [22]
    • 5 weeks: 530,000 [23]
    • 42 weeks: 1,000,000+ [24]
  • Germany
    • 540k (June 2014) [25]
    • 1 million (October 2014)
    • 1.2 million (November 2014) [26]
    • 1,392,000 (End of 2014 Total)
    • 1.6 million (April 2015) [27]
    • 2.8 million (End of 2015 Total) [28]
    • 3.25 million (June 2016) [29]
  • France
    • 240k (January 2014) [30]
    • 1 million (December 2014)
    • 1.1 million (End of 2014 Total)
    • 2.155 million (End of 2015 Total)[31]
    • 3.221 million (End of 2016 Total)[32]
  • Italy
    • 210k (June 26, 2014) [33]
  • Spain
    • 181k (January 2014)[34]
    • 360k (October 2014)
    • 700k (June 2015)[35]
  • Portugal
  • Poland
    • almost 100k (September 2014) [37]
  • South Africa
    • 40k (10 months) [38]

ReferencesEdit

  1. <a href="https://www.twst.com/update/sony-corporation-playstation4-sales-surpass-60-4-million-units-worldwide/">
  2. http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2013/08/20/sony-says-playstation-4-launches-nov-15/
  3. http://web.archive.org/web/20131210113732/http://blog.us.playstation.com/2013/12/03/ps4-global-sales-update/
  4. http://www.ign.com/articles/2014/01/07/ces-playstation-4-sales-pass-42-million
  5. http://www.theverge.com/2014/2/18/5421644/sony-ps4-sales-5-3-million
  6. http://gematsu.com/2014/04/playstation-4-sales-top-seven-million-worldwide
  7. http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/playstation4-ps4-sales-surpass-10-million-units-worldwide-270947031.html
  8. https://blog.us.playstation.com/2014/11/14/playstation-4-turns-one/#sf5776022
  9. http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=965548
  10. http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/playstation4-ps4-sales-surpass-202-million-units-worldwide-300045019.html
  11. http://www.gamespot.com/articles/ps4-ships-22-3-million-units-worldwide/1100-6427007/
  12. http://www.gamespot.com/articles/ps4-ships-253-million-units-worldwide/1100-6429318/
  13. http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2015-10-29-huge-ps4-sales-continue
  14. http://www.theverge.com/2015/11/25/9797964/ps4-sales-worldwide-30-million
  15. https://www.scei.co.jp/corporate/release/160105_e.html
  16. http://www.dualshockers.com/2016/04/28/sony-sells-17-7-million-ps4-units-in-fiscal-year-2015/
  17. https://www.playstation.com/en-us/corporate/press-releases/2016/playstation-4-sales-surpass-40-million-units-worldwide/
  18. http://www.venturebeat.com/2016/07/29/sony-has-shipped-43-5-million-playstation-4s-to-retailers/
  19. http://gematsu.com/2017/01/ps4-sells-6-2-million-units-2016-holiday-season-worldwide-sales-top-53-4-million
  20. https://www.twst.com/update/sony-corporation-playstation4-sales-surpass-60-4-million-units-worldwide/
  21. http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/11/17/playstation-4-sales-pass-1-million-in-north-america/]
  22. http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/ps4-beats-xbox-one-to-become-uks-fastest-ever-selling-console-8977399.html
  23. http://www.mcvuk.com/news/read/ps4-outsold-xbox-one-by-166-000-consoles-in-uk-last-year/0126321
  24. http://www.joystiq.com/2014/09/09/playstation-4-surpasses-1-million-sales-in-the-uk/
  25. http://www.boerse-online.de/nachrichten/aktien/Sony-Aktie-Japaner-ziehen-in-Deutschland-mit-der-PS4-Microsofts-Xbox-One-davon-1000231563
  26. http://www.boerse-online.de/nachrichten/aktien/Sony-Aktie-PS4-baut-in-Deutschland-Vorsprung-gegenueber-der-Xbox-One-weiter-aus-1000412979/1
  27. http://www.boerse-online.de/nachrichten/aktien/Sony-zieht-mit-der-PS4-in-Deutschland-der-Xbox-One-von-Microsoft-davon-1000608188
  28. http://www.boerse-online.de/nachrichten/aktien/Sony-baut-mit-PS4-Vorsprung-gegenueber-Xbox-One-in-Deutschland-aus-EA-bei-Spielen-Nummer-1-1001006014
  29. http://www.boerse-online.de/nachrichten/aktien/Spielekonsolen-Sony-zockt-Microsoft-mit-der-PS4-in-Deutschland-ab-1001354158
  30. http://www.gameblog.fr/news/40613-ps4-xbox-one-en-france-les-vrais-chiffres-de-vente
  31. http://www.lefigaro.fr/secteur/high-tech/2016/01/21/32001-20160121ARTFIG00271-la-playstation-4-a-ete-la-console-la-plus-vendue-en-france-en-2015.php
  32. http://www.gameblog.fr/news/66340-ps4-xbox-one-wii-u-3ds-ps-vita-voici-tous-les-chiffres-franc
  33. http://www.e-duesse.it/News/Videogiochi/700-mila-console-next-gen-in-Italia-entro-la-fine-del-2014-173355
  34. http://blog.es.playstation.com/2014/01/31/charlamos-con-james-armstrong/#nnn
  35. http://www.elotrolado.net/noticia_sony-ha-vendido-700-000-ps4-y-600-000-ps-vita-en-espana-actualizada_26668
  36. http://economico.sapo.pt/noticias/playstation-e-a-consola-mais-vendida-em-portugal_185320.html
  37. http://polygamia.pl/Polygamia/1,96455,16592995,Wedlug_Sony_w_Polsce_bedzie_niebawem_100_tysiecy_konsol.html
  38. http://mygaming.co.za/news/ps4/69955-playstation-at-over-9000-in-south-africa.html
Eighth generation of video games
Wii U · Nintendo 3DS · Xbox One · PlayStation 4 · PlayStation Vita

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