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

ReferencesEdit

  1. <a href="https://www.scei.co.jp/corporate/release/160105_e.html">
  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. http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=965548
  9. http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/playstation4-ps4-sales-surpass-202-million-units-worldwide-300045019.html
  10. http://www.gamespot.com/articles/ps4-ships-22-3-million-units-worldwide/1100-6427007/
  11. http://www.gamespot.com/articles/ps4-ships-253-million-units-worldwide/1100-6429318/
  12. http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2015-10-29-huge-ps4-sales-continue
  13. http://www.theverge.com/2015/11/25/9797964/ps4-sales-worldwide-30-million
  14. https://www.scei.co.jp/corporate/release/160105_e.html
  15. http://www.dualshockers.com/2016/04/28/sony-sells-17-7-million-ps4-units-in-fiscal-year-2015/
  16. https://www.playstation.com/en-us/corporate/press-releases/2016/playstation-4-sales-surpass-40-million-units-worldwide/
  17. http://www.venturebeat.com/2016/07/29/sony-has-shipped-43-5-million-playstation-4s-to-retailers/
  18. http://gematsu.com/2017/01/ps4-sells-6-2-million-units-2016-holiday-season-worldwide-sales-top-53-4-million
  19. http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/11/17/playstation-4-sales-pass-1-million-in-north-america/]
  20. http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/ps4-beats-xbox-one-to-become-uks-fastest-ever-selling-console-8977399.html
  21. http://www.mcvuk.com/news/read/ps4-outsold-xbox-one-by-166-000-consoles-in-uk-last-year/0126321
  22. http://www.joystiq.com/2014/09/09/playstation-4-surpasses-1-million-sales-in-the-uk/
  23. http://www.boerse-online.de/nachrichten/aktien/Sony-Aktie-Japaner-ziehen-in-Deutschland-mit-der-PS4-Microsofts-Xbox-One-davon-1000231563
  24. http://www.boerse-online.de/nachrichten/aktien/Sony-Aktie-PS4-baut-in-Deutschland-Vorsprung-gegenueber-der-Xbox-One-weiter-aus-1000412979/1
  25. http://www.boerse-online.de/nachrichten/aktien/Sony-zieht-mit-der-PS4-in-Deutschland-der-Xbox-One-von-Microsoft-davon-1000608188
  26. http://www.boerse-online.de/nachrichten/aktien/Sony-baut-mit-PS4-Vorsprung-gegenueber-Xbox-One-in-Deutschland-aus-EA-bei-Spielen-Nummer-1-1001006014
  27. http://www.boerse-online.de/nachrichten/aktien/Spielekonsolen-Sony-zockt-Microsoft-mit-der-PS4-in-Deutschland-ab-1001354158
  28. http://www.gameblog.fr/news/40613-ps4-xbox-one-en-france-les-vrais-chiffres-de-vente
  29. 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
  30. http://www.e-duesse.it/News/Videogiochi/700-mila-console-next-gen-in-Italia-entro-la-fine-del-2014-173355
  31. http://blog.es.playstation.com/2014/01/31/charlamos-con-james-armstrong/#nnn
  32. http://www.elotrolado.net/noticia_sony-ha-vendido-700-000-ps4-y-600-000-ps-vita-en-espana-actualizada_26668
  33. http://economico.sapo.pt/noticias/playstation-e-a-consola-mais-vendida-em-portugal_185320.html
  34. http://polygamia.pl/Polygamia/1,96455,16592995,Wedlug_Sony_w_Polsce_bedzie_niebawem_100_tysiecy_konsol.html
  35. 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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