PS4 sells through 6.2 million units during 2016 holiday season, worldwide sales top 53.4 million

Uncharted 4 sales reach 8.7 million.


PlayStation 4 hardware sold through more than 6.2 million units during the 2016 holiday season (from November 21 to January 1 in Japan and Asia, November 20 to December 31 in North America and Latin America, and November 21 to December 31 in Europe), Sony Interactive Entertainment announced.

PlayStation 4 had now cumulatively sold through more than 53.4 million units worldwide as of January 1. (That’s number of retail sales to consumers, collected from February 22, 2014 to January 1, 2017 in Japan, November 15, 2013 to December 31, 2016 in North America, and November 29, 2013 to December 31 in Europe and Latin America, and December 17, 2013 to January 1, 2017 in Asia).

Finally, Sony announced that PlayStation 4 software sold more than 50.4 million copies during the 2016 holiday season in both retail stores worldwide and through digital downloads on the PlayStation Store as of January 1, 2017. Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End reached a cumulative sell-through of more than 8.7 million copies globally (includes worldwide sell-through data for both Blu-ray Disc sell-through quantities and digital sales) as of December 21, 2016.

“We are truly grateful for the tremendous support from our fans and partners, which has helped to make this holiday season one of the best in our history.” said Andrew House, President and Global CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment. “We will aim to continue the momentum this year by broadening the PS4 title portfolio, further enriching the revolutionary gaming experiences on PlayStation VR and high quality gaming experience on PlayStation4 Pro, while also expanding network services. We will remain steadfast in making the PS4 the best place to play.”

PlayStation 4 is currently available in 123 countries and regions.

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