As announced in a press release, Sony revealed that 91.6 million units of the PS4 console has been sold around the world as of December 31st, 2018. It should reach the 100 million unit mark by the end of 2019. So far the PS4 is the third best selling Sony console just behind the original PSOne and the PS2.
In terms of video games, Marvel’s Spider-Man was the best selling PS4 exclusive game out in 2018. The game managed to sell over 9 million units last year. You can read more in the highlights Sony posted below.
- PS4 has now cumulatively sold through more than 91.6 million units globally as of December 31, 2018.
- Within the above number, PS4 has sold through more than 5.6 million units globally during the 2018 holiday season
- More than 50.7 million PS4 games were sold through globally during the 2018 holiday season, which sums up to 876 million PS4 games cumulatively sold through worldwide as of December 31, 2018.
- Marvel’s Spider-Man, launched in September 2018, has cumulatively sold through more than 9 million copies worldwide as of November 25, 2018.
“Thanks to the continued support from our fans during the holiday season, we are pleased to announce that PS4 has reached 91.6 million units globally. We are also happy to announce that the monthly active users of PlayStation Network continues to show strong growth, and has surpassed 90 million as of end of November 2018,” said John Kodera, President and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment. “I would like to express my deepest gratitude to our passionate community around the globe, and our partners, for helping us achieve these milestones. This year, we will bring more enhanced experiences to our fans along with a highly anticipated lineup of games that are only possible on PS4. As we look toward the next PS4 milestone, SIE will continue to evolve, and we will further expand the platform to deliver the best interactive entertainment experiences to the world.”
2019 is sure to be an even bigger year for Sony so stick with us here at JustPushStart for all your latest video game news!