PlayStation 4 sold 5.9 million units worldwide during the 2017 holiday season, which Sony Interactive Entertainment defined as from November 20 to December 31, the company announced.
Here are the key points, via Sony:
- PS4 has sold through to consumers more than 5.9 million units during the 2017 holiday season.
- PS4 has now cumulatively sold through more than 73.6 million units globally as of December 31, 2017.
- More than 55.9 million PS4 games were sold during the 2017 holiday season in retail stores worldwide and through digital downloads on PlayStation®Store. This totals up to 645.0 million copies cumulatively sold as of December 31, 2017.
“Thanks to the continued support from our fans across the globe, we are honored to announce remarkable sales during the holiday season,” said John Kodera, President and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment in a press release. “PlayStation Network continues to demonstrate spectacular growth, with the number of PlayStation Plus subscribers surpassing 31.5 million, and PS Store recording its largest-ever monthly sales of content in December 2017.”
Kodera continued, “I would like to express my deepest gratitude to our community and our partners for helping us achieve such phenomenal milestones. We promise our unwavering commitment to bring more amazing experiences to our fans, including exclusive games and innovative network services, as PS4 continues to flourish as the best place to play.”
PlayStation 4 is currently available in 127 countries and regions worldwide.