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The PlayStation 4 is a video game console made by Sony that competes in the eighth generation of video game consoles with the Xbox One and the Wii U. It currently holds the record for fastest selling home console at launch.

PS4 sales figures tidbitsEdit

  • Worldwide:
    • August 2013: Over a million pre-orders [2]
    • December, 3 2013: 2.1 million sold [3]
    • December 31, 2013: 4.2 million sold [4]
    • February 8, 2014: 5.3 million sold [5]
    • April 6, 2014: 7 million sold [6]
    • August 10, 2014: 10 million hardware units and 30 million software units sold [7]
    • November 14, 2014: 13.5 million hardware units shipped[8]
    • January 4, 2015: 18.5 million hardware and 81.8 million software sold[9]
    • March 3, 2015: 20.2 million hardware sold[10]
    • March 31, 2015: 22.3 million units shipped[11]
    • June 30, 2015: 25.3 million units shipped[12]
    • September 30, 2015: 29.3 million units shipped[13]
    • November 25, 2015: 30.2 million units sold [14]
    • January 3, 2016: 35.9 million units sold-in [15]
    • March 31, 2016: 40 million units shipped [16]
    • May 22, 2016: 40 million units sold [17]
    • June 30, 2016: 43.5 million units shipped [18]
    • January 1, 2017: 53.4 million units sold[19]
    • March 31, 2017: 60 million shipped[20]
    • June 11, 2017: 60.4 million units sold[21]
    • September 30, 2017: 67.5 million shipped[22]
    • December 6, 2017: 70.6 million sold [23]
    • December 31, 2017: 73.6 million sold and 645.0 million software units sold[24]
    • July 22, 2018: 81.2 million sold[1]
    • December 31, 2018: 91.6 million sold[25]
    • March 31, 2019: 96.8 million[26]
    • June 30, 2019: 100 million[26]
  • North America
    • Launch day: 1 million sold [27]
  • UK
    • 48 hours: 250,000 [28]
    • 5 weeks: 530,000 [29]
    • 42 weeks: 1,000,000+ [30]
  • Germany
    • 540k (June 2014) [31]
    • 1 million (October 2014)
    • 1.2 million (November 2014) [32]
    • 1,392,000 (End of 2014 Total)
    • 1.6 million (April 2015) [33]
    • 2.8 million (End of 2015 Total) [34]
    • 3.25 million (June 2016) [35]
  • France
    • 240k (January 2014) [36]
    • 1 million (December 2014)
    • 1.1 million (End of 2014 Total)
    • 2.155 million (End of 2015 Total)[37]
    • 3.221 million (End of 2016 Total)[38]
  • Italy
    • 210k (June 26, 2014) [39]
  • Spain
    • 181k (January 2014)[40]
    • 360k (October 2014)
    • 700k (June 2015)[41]
    • >2 million (January 2018)[42]
  • Portugal
  • Poland
    • almost 100k (September 2014) [44]
  • South Africa
    • 40k (10 months) [45]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 <a href="http://www.sie.com/en/corporate/release/2018/180809.html">
  2. http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2013/08/20/sony-says-playstation-4-launches-nov-15/
  3. http://web.archive.org/web/20131210113732/http://blog.us.playstation.com/2013/12/03/ps4-global-sales-update/
  4. http://www.ign.com/articles/2014/01/07/ces-playstation-4-sales-pass-42-million
  5. http://www.theverge.com/2014/2/18/5421644/sony-ps4-sales-5-3-million
  6. http://gematsu.com/2014/04/playstation-4-sales-top-seven-million-worldwide
  7. http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/playstation4-ps4-sales-surpass-10-million-units-worldwide-270947031.html
  8. https://blog.us.playstation.com/2014/11/14/playstation-4-turns-one/#sf5776022
  9. http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=965548
  10. http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/playstation4-ps4-sales-surpass-202-million-units-worldwide-300045019.html
  11. http://www.gamespot.com/articles/ps4-ships-22-3-million-units-worldwide/1100-6427007/
  12. http://www.gamespot.com/articles/ps4-ships-253-million-units-worldwide/1100-6429318/
  13. http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2015-10-29-huge-ps4-sales-continue
  14. http://www.theverge.com/2015/11/25/9797964/ps4-sales-worldwide-30-million
  15. https://www.scei.co.jp/corporate/release/160105_e.html
  16. http://www.dualshockers.com/2016/04/28/sony-sells-17-7-million-ps4-units-in-fiscal-year-2015/
  17. https://www.playstation.com/en-us/corporate/press-releases/2016/playstation-4-sales-surpass-40-million-units-worldwide/
  18. http://www.venturebeat.com/2016/07/29/sony-has-shipped-43-5-million-playstation-4s-to-retailers/
  19. http://gematsu.com/2017/01/ps4-sells-6-2-million-units-2016-holiday-season-worldwide-sales-top-53-4-million
  20. https://www.polygon.com/2017/4/28/15469376/ps4-sales-60-million-units-shipped
  21. https://www.twst.com/update/sony-corporation-playstation4-sales-surpass-60-4-million-units-worldwide/
  22. https://www.dualshockers.com/ps4-sales-september-30th/
  23. http://www.sie.com/en/corporate/release/2017/171207.html
  24. https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/playstation-4-sells-59-million-units-worldwide-during-the-2017-holiday-season-300579105.html
  25. https://www.sony.net/SonyInfo/IR/library/presen/er/pdf/19q1_supplement.pdf
  26. 26.0 26.1 https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/30/sony-has-sold-100-million-playstation-4-consoles/
  27. http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/11/17/playstation-4-sales-pass-1-million-in-north-america/]
  28. http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/ps4-beats-xbox-one-to-become-uks-fastest-ever-selling-console-8977399.html
  29. http://www.mcvuk.com/news/read/ps4-outsold-xbox-one-by-166-000-consoles-in-uk-last-year/0126321
  30. http://www.joystiq.com/2014/09/09/playstation-4-surpasses-1-million-sales-in-the-uk/
  31. http://www.boerse-online.de/nachrichten/aktien/Sony-Aktie-Japaner-ziehen-in-Deutschland-mit-der-PS4-Microsofts-Xbox-One-davon-1000231563
  32. http://www.boerse-online.de/nachrichten/aktien/Sony-Aktie-PS4-baut-in-Deutschland-Vorsprung-gegenueber-der-Xbox-One-weiter-aus-1000412979/1
  33. http://www.boerse-online.de/nachrichten/aktien/Sony-zieht-mit-der-PS4-in-Deutschland-der-Xbox-One-von-Microsoft-davon-1000608188
  34. http://www.boerse-online.de/nachrichten/aktien/Sony-baut-mit-PS4-Vorsprung-gegenueber-Xbox-One-in-Deutschland-aus-EA-bei-Spielen-Nummer-1-1001006014
  35. http://www.boerse-online.de/nachrichten/aktien/Spielekonsolen-Sony-zockt-Microsoft-mit-der-PS4-in-Deutschland-ab-1001354158
  36. http://www.gameblog.fr/news/40613-ps4-xbox-one-en-france-les-vrais-chiffres-de-vente
  37. http://www.lefigaro.fr/secteur/high-tech/2016/01/21/32001-20160121ARTFIG00271-la-playstation-4-a-ete-la-console-la-plus-vendue-en-france-en-2015.php
  38. http://www.gameblog.fr/news/66340-ps4-xbox-one-wii-u-3ds-ps-vita-voici-tous-les-chiffres-franc
  39. http://www.e-duesse.it/News/Videogiochi/700-mila-console-next-gen-in-Italia-entro-la-fine-del-2014-173355
  40. http://blog.es.playstation.com/2014/01/31/charlamos-con-james-armstrong/#nnn
  41. http://www.elotrolado.net/noticia_sony-ha-vendido-700-000-ps4-y-600-000-ps-vita-en-espana-actualizada_26668
  42. https://www.gamereactor.es/articulos/468583/Sorpasso+en+Espana+ya+hay+mas+Nintendo+Switch+que+Xbox+One/
  43. http://economico.sapo.pt/noticias/playstation-e-a-consola-mais-vendida-em-portugal_185320.html
  44. http://polygamia.pl/Polygamia/1,96455,16592995,Wedlug_Sony_w_Polsce_bedzie_niebawem_100_tysiecy_konsol.html
  45. http://mygaming.co.za/news/ps4/69955-playstation-at-over-9000-in-south-africa.html
Eighth generation of video games
Nintendo 3DS· Wii U · Xbox One ·PlayStation 4 · PlayStation Vita
Nintendo Switch· Xbox One X · Playstation 4 Pro
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