Many assumed before the next generation of consoles were even released that the PlayStation 4 would take the crown and, if recent numbers are to be believed, that may very well be true. Sony has announced that the PlayStation 4 has, as of March 1, sold more than 20 million units across the globe which makes it the fastest selling console in the company’s long history.
Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today announced that the PlayStation®4 (PS4™) computer entertainment system has cumulatively sold through more than 20.2 million units*1 worldwide as of March 1. PS4 continues to demonstrate the fastest and strongest growth in PlayStation® hardware history. “We are so grateful for the enormous support from PlayStation® fans worldwide, and we are truly humbled that gamers around the globe have continued to select PS4 as the best place to play,” said Andrew House, President and Global CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. “We remain steadfast in our commitment to deliver unique and interactive entertainment experiences powered by the network and the PS4 system’s deep social capabilities.”