In keeping with a latest announcement from Sony Interactive Leisure, the PS4 managed to promote by 6.2 million models in the course of the 2016 vacation season. This has introduced the worldwide gross sales whole to 53.four million models for the console, which is a powerful determine.
Andrew Home, President and International CEO of Sony Interactive Leisure, additionally had this to say on the latest gross sales of the PS4, ”We’re really grateful for the super assist from our followers and companions, which has helped to make this vacation season probably the greatest in our historical past. We are going to purpose to proceed the momentum this yr by broadening the PS4 title portfolio, additional enriching the revolutionary gaming experiences on PlayStation VR and top quality gaming expertise on PlayStation four Professional, whereas additionally increasing community companies. We are going to stay steadfast in making the PS4 one of the best place to play.”
The unit gross sales of the PS4 aren’t the one factor that did properly in the course of the 2016 vacation season, as software program gross sales amounted to 50.four million over the identical interval (with that determine together with each bodily and digital gross sales).
In case you are curious as to how the PS4 is faring in opposition to the almighty PS2, properly in the identical interval since its launch the PS2 managed considerably comparable gross sales. Nevertheless, this is not an correct illustration of what’s going on right here and hides an apparent downside.
Going again to the PS4 launch, it’s possible you’ll bear in mind Sony saying that it was its greatest console launch ever and that the PS4 was promoting sooner than the PS2 at its launch again in March 2000. This was partly right down to the truth that the PS4 launched over the vacation season of 2013, one thing the PS2 did not have as a result of its March launch date.