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Sony PlayStation 4 Sales Surpass 73.6 Million

Sony Interactive Entertainment announced worldwide sell through for its PlayStation 4 (PS4) video game console has surpassed 73.6 million units.

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Unedited press release follows:

PlayStation 4 Sells 5.9 Million Units Worldwide During The 2017 Holiday Season

~ 55.9 Million PS4 Games Sold This Holiday; PlayStation Plus Subscribers Reach 31.5 Million

SAN MATEO, Calif., Jan. 8, 2018 — Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) today announced robust sales for PlayStation®4 (PS4™) computer entertainment system and its software titles during this holiday season.

• PS4 has sold through to consumers more than 5.9 million units*1 during the 2017 holiday season.

• PS4 has now cumulatively sold through more than 73.6 million units*2 globally as of December 31, 2017.

• More than 55.9 million*3 PS4 games were sold during the 2017 holiday season in retail stores worldwide and through digital downloads on PlayStation®Store. This totals up to 645.0 million copies*4 cumulatively sold as of December 31, 2017.

“Thanks to the continued support from our fans across the globe, we are honored to announce remarkable sales during the holiday season,” said John Kodera, President and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment. “PlayStation Network continues to demonstrate spectacular growth, with the number of PlayStation Plus subscribers surpassing 31.5 million*5, and PS Store recording its largest-ever monthly sales of content in December 2017. I would like to express my deepest gratitude to our community and our partners for helping us achieve such phenomenal milestones. We promise our unwavering commitment to bring more amazing experiences to our fans, including exclusive games and innovative network services, as PS4 continues to flourish as the best place to play.”

The PS4 system is currently available in 127 countries and regions*6 worldwide.

*1   Number of retail sales to consumers is estimated by SIE. PS4 sales data in Japan and Asia collected 11/20/2017 – 12/31/2017, in North America and Latin America collected 11/19/2017 – 12/30/2017, in Europe collected 11/20/2017 – 12/31/2017.

*2   Number of retail sales to consumers is estimated by SIE. Sales data in Japan collected 2/22/2014 – 12/31/2017, in North America collected 11/15/2013 – 12/30/2017, in Latin America collected 11/29/2013 – 12/30/2017, in Europe collected 11/29/2013  – 12/31/2017 and in Asia collected 12/17/2013 – 12/31/2017.

*3   Number of retail sales to consumers is estimated by SIE.  Sales data in Japan and Asia collected 11/20/2017 – 12/31/2017, in North America and Latin America collected 11/19/2017 – 12/30/2017, in Europe collected 11/20/2017 – 12/31/2017.

*4   Number of retail sales to consumers is estimated by SIE. Sales data in Japan collected 2/22/2014 – 12/31/2017, in North America collected 11/15/2013 – 12/30/2017, in Latin America collected 11/29/2013 – 12/30/2017, in Europe collected 11/29/2013  – 12/31/2017 and in Asia collected 12/17/2013 – 12/31/2017.

*5   As of end of December 2017

*6   As of 12/25/2017

About Sony Interactive Entertainment
Recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment, Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is responsible for the PlayStation® brand and family of products and services. PlayStation has delivered innovation to the market since the launch of the original PlayStation in Japan in 1994. The PlayStation family of products and services include PlayStation®4, PlayStation®VR, PlayStation®Vita, PlayStation®3, PlayStation®Store, PlayStation®Plus, PlayStation™Video, PlayStation™Music, PlayStation™Now, PlayStation™Vue, PlayStation®Original and acclaimed PlayStation software titles from SIE Worldwide Studios. Headquartered in San Mateo, California, SIE is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation and has global functions and regional headquarters in California, London and Tokyo.

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