PS4 worldwide shipments top 79 million

Sony forecasts 16 million units shipped for fiscal year 2018.


Worldwide total shipments for PlayStation 4 have reached 79 million, Sony announced in its financial results for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018.

A total of 2.5 million PlayStation 4s were shipped during the fourth quarter, which is down 0.4 million from the same period the previous fiscal year.

For the fiscal year in its entirety, a total of 19 million PlayStation 4s were shipped, which is down one million from the previous fiscal year.

For fiscal year 2018, which runs from April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019, Sony expects to ship 16 million PlayStation 4s to reach a total of 95 million units. While this is a decrease from previous years, the company expects it to be offset by an increase in PlayStation 4 software sales.

Here are a couple of additional statistics:

  • PlayStation Plus subscribers topped 34.2 million as of March 31, 2018, which is up 7.8 million from the previous fiscal year.
  • PlayStation 4 software sold 246.9 million units in fiscal year 2017, which is up 29 million from the previous fiscal year.

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