PlayStation 4 Global Sales Surpass 4.2 Million

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Sony has announced the cumulative sales of the PlayStation 4 have reached 4.2 million as of December 28, 2013.  Additionally software sales were at 9.7 million copies sold both digitally and physically.  Gamers are also signing up for PS Plus, with an increase of more than 90% since the PS4 launch.  One thing to note is that the PS4 is not currently on sale in Japan.

“The momentum of the PS4 system keeps getting stronger and we couldn’t be more thrilled gamers worldwide are enjoying the incredibly immersive gaming experiences along with deep social capabilities and entertainment provided by our network,” said Andrew House, President and Group CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. “After a remarkable launch, we look forward to bringing even more exciting content and continuing to explore the power of the PS4 system by adding new features and services, including PlayStation Now, in 2014.”

The numbers keep coming with Sony also stating that “more than 1.7 million gameplay broadcasts have been streamed from the PS4…totaling more than 55 million minutes.”  Twitch has also seen the PS4 become a major broadcaster, with 20% of the total broadcasts from PS4s.

The PS4 is now available in 53 countries and territories.

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