Tokyo — Sony’s PlayStation 4 home entertainment console has sold through more than 10 million units cumulatively worldwide as of Aug. 10, the company revealed Tuesday.
Sony said the achievement marked “the fastest and strongest growth in PlayStation hardware history.”
The company said PS4 software sales also remain strong, with more than 30 million copies sold in retail stores globally and through digital downloads on PlayStationStore as of Aug. 10.
The PS4 system’s games portfolio will continue to expand with planned new titles including “Destiny,” “DriveClub,” “Grand Theft Auto V,” “InFamous First Light,” “LittleBigPlanet 3,” “NBA 2K15,” “Grim Fandango,” “Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number” and “Minecraft.”
Sony Computer Entertainment said it will continue to enhance the PS4 system's network features with new gaming experiences. Upcoming features will include the ability to upload game footage directly to YouTube, while the “Share Play” feature allows players to enjoy gameplay with friends as if they are in the same room. This could include such activities as remotely taking over a friend’s controller to help them through tricky sections of a game.
The PS4 system is currently available in 100 countries and regions worldwide, Sony said.