PS4 Sales Surpass 70.6 Million Units Worldwide, PSVR Exceeds 2 Million

PS4 Sales Surpass 70.6 Million Units Worldwide, PSVR Exceeds 2 Million

As of December 3, 2017, 70.6 million PS4 units have been sold through to consumers.

Sony's console has sold more than 70.6m units through to consumers worldwide as of 3rd December 2017, Sony said. And 12.2 million copies of the 150 titles released for PlayStation VR have been sold at retailers across the world and through digital downloads on the PlayStation Store. Last year Sony augmented its hardware lineup with the PS4 Slim, PSVR, and PS4 Pro, the latter of which allows for 4K gaming.

Looking ahead to 2018, PS4 has a number of major exclusives due for release, including God of War, Detroit: Become Human, and Spider-Man. There's also more than 130 videogames and other content now in development for the headset states the company, all due to be released by the end of 2018. They'll launch by the end of 2018.


The PlayStation 4 has now sold an impressive 70m units worldwide.

House also added that "I can not thank our fans and partners enough", stating that "their support, since the launch of very first PlayStation in 1994, has helped to make PlayStation one of the biggest console gaming network in the world". Their support, since the launch of very first PlayStation in 1994, has helped to make PlayStation one of the biggest console gaming network in the world. Microsoft has also had an impressive year of growth. No other console has attained these many sales in such a short amount of time, not even the Playstation PS4.

The Nintendo Switch has been a hit for the company, it is far more popular than the console it replaces, the Nintendo Wii U. Sales of the Switch console have reached a new milestone in Japan, Nintendo has sold a total of 2.5 million consoles. It, too, has had a stellar year. The format holder admitted during an interview with Asia Nikkei that it's keeping a close eye on Nintendo Switch, which has already proven a huge success since its March 2017 release.

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