PlayStation 4 sales reach 2.1 million globally

Jamie Feltham
December 3, 2013

The PlayStation 4 has sold 2.1 million units globally, including 250,000 over one weekend in the UK.

The console launched in North America on November 15 and in Europe and Latin America on Friday (November 29). It will launch in Japan in February 22 next year.

Creator Sony said it expects to sell 3 million units by the end of the year.

Sony president and group CEO Andrew House said: “It’s an impressive and record-setting accomplishment for our company and for our industry, and we couldn’t have done it without you.

“I want to personally thank PlayStation fans, both old and new, for your vote of confidence. The best part: the PS4 journey has just begun. In addition to an incredible line-up of PS4 games from the best developers in the world, we will continue to introduce valuable new features and services to PS4 in the months and years ahead.

“While PS4’s capabilities will continue to evolve, our commitment to gamers and breakthrough entertainment remains steadfast. We believe that video games represent the pinnacle of artistry and entertainment, and we will work tirelessly to make sure that PlayStation remains the best place to play.

“Thank you for your passion and your support ‘ we couldn’t have done this without you.”

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Jamie Feltham

Videogamer, music listener, squash player, exerciser, technology journalister. Multimedia journalism graduate, writing for the What Mobile mag and website

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