Sony has announced on the PS Blog that they have accumulated to over 2.1 million PS4 units sold since its launch 18 days ago. The PS4 launched in North America on November 15th and on November 29th in Europe, Australia, and Latin America. It is now being sold in 32 countries worldwide.
“It’s an impressive and record-setting accomplishment for our company and for our industry, and we couldn’t have done it without you,” said Sony Computer Entertainment boss Andrew House. “I want to personally thank PlayStation fans, both old and new, for your vote of confidence. The best part: the PS4 journey has just begun. In addition to an incredible line-up of PS4 games from the best developers in the world, we will continue to introduce valuable new features and services to PS4 in the months and years ahead.”
In comparison, Microsoft has sold “over a million” units of the Xbox One in its first 24 hours in 13 countries worldwide including North America and Europe. No word yet on Black Friday or the rest of the 10 days since launch.