Saturday, 16 December, 2017

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

Nintendo Switch Passes 2.5 Million Units Sold in Japan; PS4 Passes 5.5 Million Units Nintendo Switch becomes fastest selling console of the year in Japan with 2.5 million units sold
Frank Williams | 07 December, 2017, 19:21

Not only that, but it was back in June that Sony announced the console had passed 60 million consoles, meaning they've shifted a staggering 10 million in less than half a year!

The Switch has moved over seven million units worldwide to date, and unlike the Wii U, has attracted substantial third-party development support. And 12.2 million copies of the 150 titles released for PlayStation VR have been sold at retailers across the world and through digital downloads on the PlayStation Store. "I can not thank our fans and partners enough". It'll be adding God of War, Detroit: Become Human and Marvel's Spider-Man to its store soon. "Now there are more than 130 highly anticipated games and other entertainment content in development for PS VR, launching by the end of 2018". "We will continue to work closely with partners to maintain this momentum and remain steadfast in making PS4 the best place to play", House said.

Of course, Sony isn't the only gaming giant that's seen impressive sales figures in 2017. Sony last confirmed that PSVR had sold a million units around halfway through the year, so it hasn't taken long for the headset to double its install base.

Trump Says GOP Tax Plan Is Becoming 'More Popular.' Is He Right?
Despite the distaste for the bill among the public, Republicans have passed legislation separately through the House and Senate. Voters said by a margin of 56-40 percent that Trump is not fit to be president, tying his all-time low score on that question.

All of those PS4 sales are also helping Sony's Playstation VR, which has cumulatively sold more than 2M units to consumers worldwide as of December 3, 2017.

Many feared that Nintendo was beginning to lose its way, but the Switch has redeemed the company's fate.

A report by Forbes claims that the company has shipped 7.63 million Switch consoles around the globe. The format holder admitted during an interview with Asia Nikkei that it's keeping a close eye on Nintendo Switch, which has already proven a huge success since its March 2017 release.

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