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PS4 Global Sales Hit 4.2 Million Units

Sony announced on Tuesday that PS4 cumulative sales have reached 4.2 million consoles worldwide by the end of 2013. PS4 software sales have also reached 9.7 million copies worldwide.

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PS4 Global Sales Hit 4.2 Million Units
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PS4 Global Sales Hit 4.2 Million Units

PS4 Global Sales Hit 4.2 Million Units
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Sony's PS4 system is now available in 53 countries and territories globally. Sony reports strong sales for its PlayStation 4 consoles and software over the holidays. Sony has announced yesterday that it has sold 4.2 million PS4 consoles as of December 28, 2013. And the sales of PS4 software also remained strong during the holiday season. More than 9.7 million copies sold in retail stores worldwide and through digital downloads on PlayStation Store

PS4 gameplay streaming has also reached over 1.7 million broadcasts till date. PS4 gamers are actively streaming  their gameplay experience from PS4 consoles using video streaming platforms, Twitch and Ustream. More than 55 million minutes of gameplay streaming has been done till date. Twitch reports that 20% of their broadcasters are PS4 owners. Ustream is also reporting an average of 40 minutes of PS4 gameplay streaming per broadcaster.  All these gameplay broadcast generate nearly 22 million spectate sessions. 

President and Group CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc., Andrew House said, "The momentum of the PS4 system keeps getting stronger and we couldn't be more thrilled gamers worldwide are enjoying the incredibly immersive gaming experiences along with deep social capabilities and entertainment provided by our network. After a remarkable launch, we look forward to bringing even more exciting content and continuing to explore the power of the PS4 system by adding new features and services, including PlayStation Now, in 2014."

Some of the top selling PS4 games included Call of Duty: Ghosts from Activision, Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag from Ubisoft, Battlefield 4 and FIFA 14 from Electronic Arts Inc., and Killzone Shadow Fall from Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios (SCE WWS).


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Source: IGN

Sony plans to announce new titles during its PlayStation press conference at the Tokyo Game Show 2014, according to a Japanese-language Famitsu interview with Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida. “But to be honest, in selecting the games we wanted to introduce, we realized it wasn’t possible to fit everything into the frame of the conference, so unfortunately there were some games we couldn’t introduce this time,” Yoshida said, translated by Gematsu, refer ...
Source: IGN   Full article at: IGN 6 days ago, 2:20am CDT


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