In 5 years Sony has sold 86 million PS4
5 years ago was released in the U.S. PlayStation 4, and since Sony managed to sell worldwide over 86.1 million units of consoles this family (according to 18 September) and more 777,9 million games (as of 18 June). It’s the most recent statistics say that PS4 in all respects surpassed its predecessor.
We recall that cumulative sales of the PlayStation 3 over 7 years market presence (at the time of the PS4 launch) was “only” 80 million units. From then until the cessation of production of the PS3 last year, Sony brought sales to 84 million units. However, despite the popularity of the PS4 is still very far from the title of the best selling Sony gaming console of all time. PlayStation 2 celebrated its fifth anniversary by reaching 100 million units sold, and for all time of existence of the circulation of the system had exceeded 150 million sales of the original PlayStation in 11 years of presence on the market exceeded 100 million units.
But back to the achievements of the PS4. For 5 years, was released 11 major software updates to the system, starting from firmware version 1.01 to modern 6.0. Also a hardware system received two major revisions: more compact PS4 Slim and the PS4 more powerful Pro. The rare edition was a transparent PS4 Pro, released recently in honor of overcoming the milestone of 500 million sold PlayStation. The most popular color of the DualShock 4 controller is a natural black, followed by blue, red, white and protective.
The best selling games for the console are at the moment Call of Duty: Black Ops III, Call of Duty: WWII, FIFA 17, FIFA 18, and Grand Thief Auto V. the five most popular site of WWII replaced free of charge distributed Fortnite, and Black Ops III appeared in the version with the Season Pass and the addition the Zombie Chronicles.
In celebration of the 5th anniversary Sony also introduced a new $ 300 set of black PS4 with 1 TB HDD with the same controller and multiplayer action Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 on the Blu-ray disc.