PS4 sales pass 6 million worldwide, 370k in Japan so far, Sony confirms

Tuesday, 4 March 2014 08:02 GMT By Dave Cook

PlayStation 4 global sales have passed 6 million units since launching across territories in November. It is now available in 57 countries.

It follows the console’s release in Japan, a launch we covered extensively here.

Sony sent us a press release today to confirm the milestone, and stated that the figure includes the sale of 370,000 PS4 units in Japan since it launched February 22.

PS4 software sales have now hit 13.7 million units worldwide, covering both boxed and digital sales. The format now features over 30 titles. Killzone: Shadow Fall has shifted 2.1 million units to-date.

Sony also touted future releases Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes, The Order: 1886, #Driveclub (now being stylised with the hashtag), The Witness, Kingdom Hearts 3, Watch Dogs and March’s first-party release inFamous: Second Son.

The company also stated that over half of all PS4 users are now PS Plus subscribers, and that as of March 2, Sony’s official PlayStation App has been installed on mobile devices 3.6 million times.

In sharing, PS4 users have shared over 100 million images and videos, along with more than 3.6 million Twitch and Ustream broadcasts.

An attached statement from Andrew House, President and Group CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment reads, “I am absolutely delighted that PS4 is off to such a great start in Japan,” said Inc. “The responses we have received for the PS4 system’s integrated social capabilities have been phenomenal, and I couldn’t be more thrilled that gamers are utilizing these unique features to engage, share, play and connect with users around the world. SCE will continue to expand the world of PlayStation by growing its library of breakthrough games and bringing more innovative features and services only possible on PS4.”