20.2 Million PS4 Units Sold In 2017


As we can see from the graph below, 2017 has been so far the best year for the PS4 and Sony of course. If we are to consider the year one sales of PS4 i.e. 2013, it only sold 4.2 million units, and no one would have thought that it would become the bestselling console.

How Many Units PlayStation 4 Sold In 2017?

During its launch period the console did not have a lot of games to offer, so the inclination of gamers towards it wasn’t that much. But, the sales in 2016 and 2017 just show how good games can boost the sales of a console, Uncharted The Lost Legacy and Horizon Zero Dawn are the games of discussion here. Thus the 20.2 million sales of PS4 in 2017.

On 9th January, Sony announced that they had sold 5.9 million units just during the Christmas holiday season of 2017, which is more than a whole year’s sale (2013).

With some further research done by Daniel Ahmad, an analyst at Niko Partners, he revealed the sales of the whole of 2017 and compared it to past years, to find that 2017 was by far the best for Sony.