81.2 million PS4 units have found their way to loving homes around the world, bringing the total of PlayStation consoles sold to 525.3 million units.
About 20 million units a year in 4.5 years...not bad
Amazing double the Xbox and pretty much beating 8th gen end so fast
Probably more than a double. Maybe it will be tripled at the end of the gen. :D
PS4 has sold more units than Xb1, WiiU and Switch combined...let that sink in for a moment.
@UltraNova, When it's all said and done. Sony will hold the #1, #2, #3, and #5 spots for all time highest selling home consoles! Let THAT sink in for a moment!
@WickedLester Erm.........The Nintendo Wii says hi. Also, if we're just saying "console" and not being specific with "home console" then the Nintendo DS and Nintendo Gameboy also say hi. Let THAT sink in for a moment.
@shaggy you mad? Because he did say HOME CONSOLE. Not to mention ds sales are combined (ds ds lite ds xl etc) as well as gameboy and gameboy color.
@Shaggy, The PS2 is the all time highest selling home console and it ain't even close at 155 million units sold. The PS1 is the 2nd All time highest selling home console at over 102 million units sold The Wii is the 3rd All time highest selling home console at over 101 million unit sold By the time this generation is over, the PS4 will have outsold both the Wii and the PS1 easily. Therefore giving Sony the #1, #2, and #3 spots for all time highest selling HOME consoles (like I said in my original post).
I think the switch will sell quite well as well, probably around 100 million units. PS4 looks like it will pass 100 million though. The real story is that soon the switch will pass the xbox one, probably right after the christmas season. Xbox cant continue being so weak in Europe and especially japan.
The Wii shouldn't be included as it was a toy. Also Nintendo quickly cut software support after 4 years therefore ps360 was 1000 times better. The 80 million or so for the Wii did nothing for Wii owners
@shaggy: What does that have to do with anything?
Sony only competes with themselves 😂😂😂 that should be their new slogan.
and sometimes nintendo, but xbox never seems to get it right.
Holy crap the PS4’s sales are on par with PS2’s in the same point unit its lifecycle. It’ll outsell PS3 before the end of this year and outsell PS1 by the end of next year.
Say 100mil sold by the end of the fiscal year (March 2019) add another 15~ mill for the next year (march 2019) amd another 15 for the one after (march 2020) + say another 3-5 until Nov 2020(ps5 launch?) and we potentially have around 130 million ps4 sold before this gen is out!! How many ps2s were sold before the ps3 came out?
I think it was 110-112 million sold at PS3 launch. So it seems PS4 have a great chance of outdoing the PS2 sales if they keep selling like they do now. :)
@zeke Keep in mind a potential price cut as well, its well overdue, combine that with heavy hitters like Spider man, Days gone, tLoU 2, and Death Stranding then there's no stopping this 15+ million units sold per year momentum they have going at the moment. Edit: I've mistakenly repeated the March 2019 results on my OG post. So its 27 months (if ps5 comes out in Nov 2020) for the ps4 to sell another 48 mill consoles. Its gonna be crazy if they do it.
@Ultra Yeah, I think the PS4/PS4 Pro's already begun flying off the shelves now (again) when gamers start to see all great games coming out from now up until christmas. I now ALOT of people that owns PS4 systems ,but at a party last weekend I talked to 5 people that just bought their first systems just for Spiderman and RDR2. I told them to buy God Of War too and mentioned upcoming patch and now at least 2 of them did buy it and love the game. :) That will end up with more positive talk at their jobs and so on and.. like always with PS and the games, it spreads like rings on the water . And most of my best friends /neighbours already upgraded to Pro for either Horizon or God Of War so many have dual systems at home. Great for the kids right ?! ;)
wait for next month and the rest of the year, then 2019 starts and the competition will be obliterated in a molecular level ......Oh damn ! already PS4 done that!, hmmm oh yeah I know!, the competition will be obliterated in a atomic level !!, poor fellas :D Playstation best gaming brand in history!!!
No, its gonna get uglier than that, we are talking about sub-atomic levels here, quarks!
Facts, i wouldnt be the gamer i am if it wasnt for PS, 20 years plus of greatness and soon Spidey, DQ11, Days Gone and then.....LOU2, greatness.
Do you feel better typing out all that nonsense? I'm a happy pro owner, but jeez..
And for just .18 cents a day, you too can connect with loving owners and play together. As a bonus, we will send you a picture of other PS4s still on store shelves needing a home that you can adopt for yourselves like the spiderman le or the 500 million le. Please, call now and make an effort to...Lol. That lead in above just throws me off like it's something else. Good job Sony! Another successful console under your belt. And a possible shot at out doing your previous best with PS2.
Good one. All you need is some sad music in the background.
It's funny to see people pretend to be excited about the overall sales of a company's product. Omg amazing sales!
If you ain't impressed with a console brand selling over half a billion consoles I don't know what will impress you ??!!
It's even funnier seeing people who pretend to not care about sales clicking on articles about sales.
Oliver Twist Do you like sport? If so, that isn't that much different than seeing your favourite branded console do better than its competitors. Also, the more successful Sony is the more investment and great games available on my PS4. Of course that's great news.
Sony did say that the PS4s success gave them and incentive to increase their investments in 1st party studios. So what are you trying to say?
Well deserved. I have all three but the other two are busy collecting dust while my PS4 pro is running most of the time.
Congratulations Sony. You deserve it. Competition is always a good thing for gaming.
Probably sell another mil since they have exclusive marketing rights to rdr 2.
I think we can say that an extra 50k units guaranteed to be sold in the month of August ;)
Simply incredible, well done Sony and PS4.
That's a beautiful thing! Keep up the good work Sony!!
Lol silly consoles. PC is where it's at.
What's a PC?
So you miss out on the great PS4 exclusives? PC & PS4 for me. Can't have one and not the other.
I'm on a PC at work all day. No thanks When I want to unwind and decompress I'll take a console game and a beer.
PC = [email protected]$$y Console
PS4 continuing to crush it
Let this sink in when Sony dominated the previous gen they came back with a $600 console. Competition breeds consumer savings numnuts....
They also came with a $500 console. Something MS did when they didn't even dominate the prior gen. So what's your point?
I'll only get bigger with Spiderman
Spiderman PS4 does have loads of vitamins that will help you grow... into a giant spider
I hope you meant "It will" as in the PS4. If you're "getting bigger" with spiderman, i said you have some weird fetish for spiderman.
Let ppl think that over. Sony is top dog because they offer a good amalgamation of good hardware, features and games. Not just one or the other. Every week ppl tout some bs as being the undoing of PS4 yet sales say differently.
PS4 sold as much as PS3 in half the time. Impressive.
So this isnt a shipped number, number of people who played, hours spent etc... really bold of sony to give us real numbers.
Don't want to start a fanny war, but it's hard to see MS doing any good in the future. They've lost all the hard work they did getting playstation fans to come across to 360 then boom lost them all over night with xbox one S launch reveal. Do you think they'll get those playstation fans bk again a 2nd time? I highly doubt it.
I think MS would be hard pressed to pull away PS fans after the generation Sony is having. They've been doing really good since day one, and have gone from good to great. Their games are hard to ignore this gen. Funny enough, MS really pulled away PS gamers because they had a really good line up early on, with a lot of games which were hard to ignore. At this point in time, MS best bet is to try and forge their own market, because if Sony keeps going the way it does, and doesn't screw up the next launch, MS would spend a lot of money trying to get PS fans to convert.
Thank you guys for supporting Sony. I don’t know where I would be without them. MS doesn’t help the gaming community in any way, Nintendo likes to stay in the past, so I guess the only place I could go is PC. But what is any system without new IPs and sequels to fan favorite franchises? Only Sony delivers that imo.
That's crazy, in literally 2-3 months they'll have comfortablely outsold the PS3/XB360's life time sales, both those consoles sold 80-85 million units life time. And they're tracking to to do 90 million by years end with Black Friday, Xmas deals and price cuts with bundles, There's Spider Man, Red Ded Redemption 2, Destiny and Call of Duty bundles, a price cut and Discounts all coming between Sept and Nov... Insane!
82.2 million sell in to retail, of that 81.2 million are in homes! Insane, virtually 99% sold to customers.
Ok Sony, I need Talent studio acquisitions... Kojima Productions, Supermassive Games, Quantic Dreams, Hello Games, Platinum Games,
So shipped will be 90 million
It prints money! Well deserved for the hard work and adaptive measures they did. I knew they would come strong from PS3. Now, bring on the 5!
They deserve it. While the others were busy chasing money, Sony remembered their roots and stuck with it even when there are great risks involved.
Lol ps2 highest selling system? sorry that belongs to the ds. You people need to get your facts straight.
Wow that's stupid amazing! - How many gamers there are on world. Very awesome. Congrats to Sony. Big up to them and developers making these interactive works ofart.
Single player games are dead!
A good start lol!
Congratulations SONY! Good job with the PlayStation brand.
Nah more like 70 million. Something someone would say about Xbox