SIE announced on Jan 8th about their outstanding sales figures for their holiday season and their overall sales till 31st December 2017. And it has been a wonderful for SIE, as the PS4 is one of the best selling consoles of all times.
During the recent holiday season, i.e. holiday season 2017, Sony has sold almost 6 million units worldwide. To be exact 5.9 million PS4s were sold by SIE in the last holiday season only. In total, SIE has sold over 73.6 million units of PS4s worldwide, as of 31st December 2017.
Keeping aside the sales of PS4 units, Sony sold over 55.9 million units of PS4 games during the last holiday season only. Cumulatively, SIE sold over 645 million copies of PS4 games as of 31st December 2017.
Sony stated that:
“Thanks to the continued support from our fans across the globe, we are honored to announce remarkable sales during the holiday season,” said John Kodera, President, and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment.
“PlayStation Network continues to demonstrate spectacular growth, with the number of PlayStation Plus subscribers surpassing 31.5 million*5, and PS Store recording its largest-ever monthly sales of content in December 2017. I would like to express my deepest gratitude to our community and our partners for helping us achieve such phenomenal milestones. We promise our unwavering commitment to bring more amazing experiences to our fans, including exclusive games and innovative network services, as PS4 continues to flourish as the best place to play.”