PS4 Software Sales Reach 13.7 Million, Users Fully Embrace the World of PS4, and Demonstrate Further Enhancement of the Network Service’s Ecosystem With 100 Million Shares Captured, More than 56 Million Spectate Sessions and a Dramatic Increase of PlayStation®Plus Subscriptions
TOKYO, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire – Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today announced that the PlayStation®4 (PS4™) computer entertainment system has cumulatively sold through more than 6.0 million units*1 globally as ofMarch 2, 2014 (JST). This also includes the 370,000 units sold through in Japansince its launch on February 22.
PS4 software sales also remain strong with more than 13.7 million*2 copies sold in retail stores worldwide and through digital downloads on PlayStation®Store as ofMarch 2, 2014 (JST). Over 30 exciting titles*3 are available from SCE Worldwide Studios (SCE WWS) and the industry’s best software developers and publishers, including the independent development community. This incredible line-up reflects the strong support for PS4 among developers and publishers, and has led the platform’s accelerated momentum and expansion. A few of the top selling titles included KILLZONE SHADOW FALL (SCE WWS), which has already sold over 2.1 million units worldwide, KNACK (SCE WWS), Call of Duty: Ghosts(Activision), FIFA14 (Electronic Arts), Battlefield 4 (Electronic Arts), andAssassin’s Creed: IV Black Flag (Ubisoft Entertainment). Titles developed by the independent development community such as Contrast (Complusion Gams),Warframe (Digital Extremes) and Don’t Starve: Console Edition (Klei Entertainment), have also been highly acclaimed by gamers. Japanese gamers are enjoying the latest installments of popular franchises, such as DYNASTY WARRIORS 8: Xtreme Legends Complete Edition (Tecmo Koei Games Co., Ltd),FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn (SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD) and Ryu-ga-gotoku Ishin! (SEGA Corporation).