Sony is poised to officially launch the PlayStation 4 on the 15th this month. But before the main event, Sony Computer Entertainment is popping the champagne today as it celebrates a new milestone of over 80 million PlayStation units sold worldwide.
The company's insanely popular gaming console is now seven years old. Sony first released the PlayStation 3 in Japan on November 11. Within 24 hours, over 81,639 PS3s were sold. According to Sony, the 80 million-milestone was achieved on November 2, last week.