Sony’s eighth generation console, PlayStation 4 has shifted over 2.1 million units worldwide since the initial launch on November 15 in US, according SCE president, Andrew House.
“In what is shaping up to be a historic year for gamers, I’m delighted to share an important new milestone with you. PS4′s North American debut was PlayStation’s largest ever, with more than one million gamers picking up a PS4 in just 24 hours.
It’s an impressive and record-setting accomplishment for our company and for our industry, and we couldn’t have done it without you. I want to personally thank PlayStation fans, both old and new, for your vote of confidence.”
He adds, “The best part: the PS4 journey has just begun. In addition to an incredible line-up of PS4 games from the best developers in the world, we will continue to introduce valuable new features and services to PS4 in the months and years ahead.”
“While PS4′s capabilities will continue to evolve, our commitment to gamers and breakthrough entertainment remains steadfast.
We believe that videogames represent the pinnacle of artistry and entertainment, and we will work tirelessly to make sure that PlayStation remains the best place to play,” House concluded.
PS4 launched in the UK last Friday, selling Over 250,000 units generating about £90 million in revenue within 48 hours, 66% higher than Xbox one Which is sold around 150,000 units.
Xbox One launched on November 22 in 13 territories, selling over one million units in less than 24 hours.