During this week’s financial report Sony has announced that its PlayStation 4 console has passed a huge milestone surpassing its predecessor the PlayStation 3 in lifetime sales. The PlayStation 4 sales figures have now passed 86 million units shipped worldwide as of September 2018 passing the PlayStation 3 lifetime sales by approximately 3 million.
The PlayStation 4 launched just five years ago with the original PlayStation setting the next target of 102.5 million. The latest PlayStation 4 figures reveal that PlayStation revenue has jumped 27 percent year-on-year, and Sony is now able to readjust its sales forecast to a sizeable 17.5 million for the remainder of the fiscal year.
For more details on the PlayStation 4 sales and Sony’s financial records jump over to the official Sony website by following the link below. Resuts taken from Q2 FY2018 Consolidated Financial Results (Three months ended September 30, 2018) October 30, 2018 Sony Corporation.