Sony has announced that it has sold over 40 million units of the PlayStation 4 consoles since its November 2013 launch. Now this makes the PS4 the fastest-selling console ever and they’re predicting 60 million consoles sold by April 2017.
“We will strive to deliver even more exciting gaming experiences to our users, further driving the momentum and accelerating the expansion of the PS4 platform and its business this fiscal year by offering an unparalleled line-up of games, bringing our virtual reality system, PlayStation VR, to market,” Andrew House, president and global CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment, said in a statement. Sony also revealed more than 270.9 million PS4 games have been sold in stores or through digital downloads.
Microsoft has not released recent Xbox One sales figures, but are reported to have sold 19 million in 2015. Sony and Microsoft will be main attractions at an annual Electronic Entertainment Exposition in Los Angeles next month.
Rumors ahead of the trade show include that the rivals will unveil beefed-up versions PlayStation and Xbox consoles capable of being used with virtual reality gear.
Sony posted a $1.4 billion annual last year, boosted by strong sales of its PlayStation console.
PS4 has seen the fastest and strongest adoption since the first generation of the console was introduced in late 1994.
EnterGhana.com | Credit: Ibtimes | Sony has sold over 40 million units of the PlayStation 4 console