PS4 worldwide sales top 70.6 million, PlayStation VR tops two million

Laverne Mann
December 8, 2017

On another note, Sony also added that PlayStation VR - which first launched in October of previous year - has reached over two million units sold to consumers worldwide, which Sony expressed is "based on strong momentum of PS4".

Today, Sony announced that it has managed to sell 70.6 million PS4 consoles worldwide as of the 3rd of December. While the Oculus and Vive are standalone systems that require a high-end PC, the PlayStation VR unit catered to its existing fan base because it only required a PS4 to run the system. Since the PS VR launch, 150 titles have been released for system, achieving more than 12.2M sold at retail stores globally and through digital downloads on the PlayStation Store.

Andrew House, president of Sony Interactive Entertainment, is pleased with these results and is pleased that virtual reality is gaining ground. Their support, since the launch of very first PlayStation in 1994, has helped to make PlayStation one of the biggest console gaming networks in the world. Considering this, with a slew of highly anticipated exclusives slated for next year such as Santa Monica Studio's God of War and Supermassive Games' The Inpatient, Sony is likely to see software sales for both PS4 and PSVR to grow exponentially in 2018.

The Japanese company also gave an update on how PlayStation VR has been doing sales-wise. Does not include add-on content. *3 Number of title differs by region *4 Title line-up differs by region.

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