PS3 Reaches 80 Million Units Sold

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Sony decided to remind everyone before the PS4 comes out next week that the PS3 was pretty successful. How successful? Well, as of November 2nd, 2013 the PlayStation 3 has sold 80 million units worldwide. This milestone was reached in just 7 years as the PS3 launched on November 11th, 2006 in Japan.

In a press release Sony threw around a lot of numbers. Here are the highlights.

  • 4,332 software titles released for the PS3, excluding downloadable titles.
  • 59 countries connected to PSN.
  • 150 million registered PSN accounts
  • 222,000 pieces of content on the network, of which 72,000 being game content
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  • I’m guessing both current gen console can probably do another ten million before they retire.