Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) today announced that PlayStation®4 (PS4™) has cumulatively sold through more than 40 million units*1 to consumers worldwide as of May 22, 2016, continuing to demonstrate the fastest-selling console in PlayStation® history. By offering users a vast array of exciting software titles from 3rd party developers and publishers as well as from SIE Worldwide Studios (SIE WWS), PS4 software sales also remain strong, with more than 270.9 million copies*2 sold in retail stores globally and through digital downloads on PlayStation®Store as of May 22, 2016.
Love it or hate it, it’s here to stay
On the software front, much anticipated title, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End (SIE WWS), was released on May 10, recording remarkable global sales of over 2.7 million units in just one week. PS4 software portfolio will continue to expand with highly anticipated games including FINAL FANTASY XV (SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD), Nioh (KOEI TECMO GAMES CO., LTD.), Ryu ga Gotoku 6 (SEGA Games Co., Ltd.), Gran Turismo SPORT, Gravity Rush 2, and The Last Guardian (SIE WWS). The independent development community will also continue to deliver a variety of innovative new titles for PS4 including DOWNWELL (Devolver Digital), Jotun (Thunder Lotus Games) and Push Me Pull You (House House Games). *3
SIE will continue to expand the world of PS4 to deliver entertainment experiences that are only possible on PlayStation.
*1 Number of retail sales to consumers is estimated by SIE. Sales data in Japan collected 2/22/2014 – 5/22/2016, in North America collected 11/15/2013 – 5/21/2016, in Europe and Latin America collected 11/29/2013 – 5/21/2016, and in Asia collected 12/17/2013 – 5/22/2016.
*2 Number of retail sales to consumers is estimated by SIE. Sales data in Japan collected 2/22/2014 – 5/22/2016, in North America collected 11/15/2013 – 5/21/2016, in Europe and Latin America collected 11/29/2013 – 5/21/2016, and in Asia collected 12/17/2013 – 5/22/2016. Does not include add-on content.
*3 Title line-up differs by region.
*4 Number as of 4/19/2016.