PlayStation 3 sales top 30 million in Europe

Sony announces latest milestone since March 2007 launch.

PlayStation 3 sales have reached 30 million units across Europe and the PAL territories as of December 17, Sony has announced.

“This is a major milestone for us and clearly shows just how popular the PlayStation brand and products are within Europe and the PAL territories”, said Jim Ryan, President and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. “We are really pleased with the success of the PS3 system over the last six years, and are committed to continuing our support of the platform with high quality products and titles that are of the caliber that PlayStation fans have come to expect.”

PlayStation 3 launched in Europe in March 2007. The latest PlayStation 3 redesign, the ‘PS3 Super Slim’, was launched in October this year.

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