The PlayStation 4 has hit yet another milestone. Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) has announced that as of May 22, 2016 PS4 sales have surpassed 40 million worldwide. These numbers confirm that the PS4 is still the fastest selling console in PlayStation history. SIE also announced that software sales continue to hold strong with more than 270.9 million copies sold, accounting for retail and digital.
SIE released the statement below expressing gratitude to fans worldwide:
“We are truly grateful for the enormous support from our fans and partners across the globe, which helped us achieve this significant milestone in such a short span of time,” said Andrew House, President and Global CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment. “We will strive to deliver even more exciting gaming experiences to our users, further driving the momentum and accelerating the expansion of the PS4 platform and its business this fiscal year by offering an unparalleled line-up of games, bringing our virtual reality system, PlayStation VR, to market and providing ground-breaking features and network services.”
It is good to see that the PlayStation 4 continues to prosper in the console market which gives further indication that consoles are very much in demand and will be for quite some time.