Sony sells more than 70.6m PS4 and PS VR sets

Sony has hit a new high with its PS4, PS VR virtual reality system, and games for both platforms. As of beginning December 2017 the company has sold a total of more than 70.6M units of the platforms worldwide. Coupled with sales of more than 617.8 million copies of PS4 games, Sony is having a merry, merry Christmas indeed.

To date, 150 titles have been released for PS VR, achieving more than 12.2 million copies sold at retail stores globally and through digital downloads on PlayStation Store.

“We are delighted that so many people are enjoying the unique entertainment proposition of PlayStation 4 and that an emerging technology like PlayStation VR continues to gain traction,” said Andrew House, Chairman of Sony Interactive Entertainment.

“I cannot thank our fans and partners enough. Their support, since the launch of very first PlayStation in 1994, has helped to make PlayStation one of the biggest console gaming network in the world. We will continue to work closely with partners to maintain this momentum and remain steadfast in making PS4 the best place to play,” added House.

Sony is looking to expand its software portfolio even further with an array of games including Dissidia Final Fantasy NT, Monster Hunter: World, Ryu ga Gotoku Kiwami, God of War, and Shadow of the Colossus.

Currently there are more than 130 titles in development for PS VR to be launched by the end of 2018. These include Homestar VR for PlayStation VR (The Pocket Company), The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR (Bethesda Softworks), and Bravo Team (SIE).

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