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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]
    • March 31, 2017: 60 million shipped[20]
    • June 11, 2017: 60.4 million units sold[21]
    • September 30, 2017: 67.5 million shipped[22]
    • December 6, 2017: 70.6 million sold [23]
    • December 31, 2017: 73.6 million sold and 645.0 million software units sold[24]
    • July 22, 2018: 81.2 million sold[1]
  • North America
    • Launch day: 1 million sold [25]
  • UK
    • 48 hours: 250,000 [26]
    • 5 weeks: 530,000 [27]
    • 42 weeks: 1,000,000+ [28]
  • Germany
    • 540k (June 2014) [29]
    • 1 million (October 2014)
    • 1.2 million (November 2014) [30]
    • 1,392,000 (End of 2014 Total)
    • 1.6 million (April 2015) [31]
    • 2.8 million (End of 2015 Total) [32]
    • 3.25 million (June 2016) [33]
  • France
    • 240k (January 2014) [34]
    • 1 million (December 2014)
    • 1.1 million (End of 2014 Total)
    • 2.155 million (End of 2015 Total)[35]
    • 3.221 million (End of 2016 Total)[36]
  • Italy
    • 210k (June 26, 2014) [37]
  • Spain
    • 181k (January 2014)[38]
    • 360k (October 2014)
    • 700k (June 2015)[39]
    • >2 million (January 2018)[40]
  • Portugal
  • Poland
    • almost 100k (September 2014) [42]
  • South Africa
    • 40k (10 months) [43]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 <a href="http://www.sie.com/en/corporate/release/2018/180809.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. 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.polygon.com/2017/4/28/15469376/ps4-sales-60-million-units-shipped
  21. https://www.twst.com/update/sony-corporation-playstation4-sales-surpass-60-4-million-units-worldwide/
  22. https://www.dualshockers.com/ps4-sales-september-30th/
  23. http://www.sie.com/en/corporate/release/2017/171207.html
  24. https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/playstation-4-sells-59-million-units-worldwide-during-the-2017-holiday-season-300579105.html
  25. http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/11/17/playstation-4-sales-pass-1-million-in-north-america/]
  26. http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/ps4-beats-xbox-one-to-become-uks-fastest-ever-selling-console-8977399.html
  27. http://www.mcvuk.com/news/read/ps4-outsold-xbox-one-by-166-000-consoles-in-uk-last-year/0126321
  28. http://www.joystiq.com/2014/09/09/playstation-4-surpasses-1-million-sales-in-the-uk/
  29. http://www.boerse-online.de/nachrichten/aktien/Sony-Aktie-Japaner-ziehen-in-Deutschland-mit-der-PS4-Microsofts-Xbox-One-davon-1000231563
  30. http://www.boerse-online.de/nachrichten/aktien/Sony-Aktie-PS4-baut-in-Deutschland-Vorsprung-gegenueber-der-Xbox-One-weiter-aus-1000412979/1
  31. http://www.boerse-online.de/nachrichten/aktien/Sony-zieht-mit-der-PS4-in-Deutschland-der-Xbox-One-von-Microsoft-davon-1000608188
  32. http://www.boerse-online.de/nachrichten/aktien/Sony-baut-mit-PS4-Vorsprung-gegenueber-Xbox-One-in-Deutschland-aus-EA-bei-Spielen-Nummer-1-1001006014
  33. http://www.boerse-online.de/nachrichten/aktien/Spielekonsolen-Sony-zockt-Microsoft-mit-der-PS4-in-Deutschland-ab-1001354158
  34. http://www.gameblog.fr/news/40613-ps4-xbox-one-en-france-les-vrais-chiffres-de-vente
  35. 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
  36. http://www.gameblog.fr/news/66340-ps4-xbox-one-wii-u-3ds-ps-vita-voici-tous-les-chiffres-franc
  37. http://www.e-duesse.it/News/Videogiochi/700-mila-console-next-gen-in-Italia-entro-la-fine-del-2014-173355
  38. http://blog.es.playstation.com/2014/01/31/charlamos-con-james-armstrong/#nnn
  39. http://www.elotrolado.net/noticia_sony-ha-vendido-700-000-ps4-y-600-000-ps-vita-en-espana-actualizada_26668
  40. https://www.gamereactor.es/articulos/468583/Sorpasso+en+Espana+ya+hay+mas+Nintendo+Switch+que+Xbox+One/
  41. http://economico.sapo.pt/noticias/playstation-e-a-consola-mais-vendida-em-portugal_185320.html
  42. http://polygamia.pl/Polygamia/1,96455,16592995,Wedlug_Sony_w_Polsce_bedzie_niebawem_100_tysiecy_konsol.html
  43. http://mygaming.co.za/news/ps4/69955-playstation-at-over-9000-in-south-africa.html
Eighth generation of video games
Nintendo 3DS· Wii U · Xbox One ·PlayStation 4 · PlayStation Vita
Nintendo Switch· Xbox One X · Playstation 4 Pro