Sony have announced that the PlayStation 4 has cumulatively sold more than 40 million units worldwide as of May 22, 2016, and is the fastest selling console in PlayStation history.
By offering a wide variety of third party titles from other publishers and SIE Worldwide Studios (SIE WWS), PS4 software sales are also pretty good, with an amazing 270.9 million + copies sold digitally, or globally via retail stores. As for stats for the games themselves, Uncharted 4 had global sales of over 2.7 million units in just one week, and the PS4 is looking forward to welcoming titles such as Final Fantasy XV, Mass Effect Andromeda, Tekken 7, Gran Turismo SPORT, Horizon Zero Dawn, and The Last Guardian, as well as titles from titles from indie companies – Boundless, Hellblade, and Pyre, to name but a few.
“We are truly grateful for the enormous support from our fans and partners across the globe, which helped us achieve this significant milestone in such a short span of time,” said Andrew House, President and Global CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment. “We will strive to deliver even more exciting gaming experiences to our users, further driving the momentum and accelerating the expansion of the PS4 platform and its business this fiscal year by offering an unparalleled line-up of games, bringing our virtual reality system, PlayStation VR, to market and providing ground-breaking features and network services.”