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Sony sold 4.2 million PS4s by December 28

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 07 Jan 2014 14:26 User comments (3)

Sony sold 4.2 million PS4s by December 28 Sony has revealed that as of December 28, 2013, it had sold 4.2 million PlayStation 4 (PS4) consoles.
That represents a very encouraging early result for Sony, which has a long-stated goal of selling five million PS4s by the end of its current financial year, ending March.

By contrast, Microsoft sold 3 million Xbox One consoles before the end of December. The PlayStation 4 (PS4) launched two weeks before the Xbox One in North America though.

Sony sold over a million PS4s on day one, and saw that figure rise to 2.1 million by early December. Strong holiday demand doubled the tally by December 28.

The figures were revealed by Andrew House, President and Group CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

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3 user comments

18.1.2014 18:25

I think Sony did well, but I'm gonna call bull on that.

The system has been basically sold out since early December. I'm at the beginning of a waiting list for one.

28.1.2014 21:23

Originally posted by PS3Gamer5:
I think Sony did well, but I'm gonna call bull on that.

The system has been basically sold out since early December. I'm at the beginning of a waiting list for one.
it would depend how many were made for sale.if 4.2 million units were being sold and got sold then everywhere would be sold out.
Also they might of sold 2.1 at release date world wide and sold 2.1 million pre-ordered.

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38.1.2014 23:09

Originally posted by xboxdvl2:
Originally posted by PS3Gamer5:
I think Sony did well, but I'm gonna call bull on that.

The system has been basically sold out since early December. I'm at the beginning of a waiting list for one.
it would depend how many were made for sale.if 4.2 million units were being sold and got sold then everywhere would be sold out.
Also they might of sold 2.1 at release date world wide and sold 2.1 million pre-ordered.
True, sold out in Australia till mid-February, only taking pre-orders.

Imagine how many would be walking out of the shop or buying a Xbone since they can't get a PS4 immediately?

Its a lot easier being righteous than right.


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