A recent financial report from Sony reveals that the Japanese developer has managed to reach the staggering 96.8 million PS4 consoles sold around the world. A considerable number that makes PS4 Sony’s third-best-selling console.
PS4 was the best-selling console of 2018, and within the PlayStation family, it would be PS2 (160 million units) and PS1 (104 million units), and surpassing PS3 (86 million units). In total, Sony’s desktop platforms have already reached approximately 450 million homes. But also. PS4 sales are striking for the high speed at which the consoles have been sold.
The well-known specialist Daniel Ahmad has shared on his Twitter profile a series of graphs explaining these data offered by Sony, which explains the importance of PlayStation digital services for the company’s annual benefits, and also points out that in its first three years of life, PS4 would have already surpassed Wii in units sold and almost reaching PS2 as the most successful console in that same period. As you can see in his message, if the sales evolution of PS4 continues at this pace, it would end up surpassing the 128-bit console.
After the recent announcement of the first details of PlayStation 5 and its specifications Officials, it is expected that the next few months will be full of news regarding Sony and its different platforms.
Here is a look at Cumulative Global Console Shipments.
PlayStation 4 sell in = 96.8 million
When launch aligned, the PS4 is now on track to reach 100m faster than the Wii and inline with the PS2. pic.twitter.com/HubFoYFdXS
— Daniel Ahmad (@ZhugeEX) April 26, 2019