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The PS4 Has Sold Over 40 Million Units Worldwide

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The PS4 Has Sold Over 40 Million Units Worldwide

What a big number.

As of May 22 of this year, Sony’s PS4 console has sold over 40 million units in the world, as announced by Sony Interactive Entertainment. The console was first launched back in November 2013, and has seen considerable success since then. The console has even managed to secure various AAA exclusives including Bloodborne, InFamous: Second Son, and more recently, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End.

“We are truly grateful for the enormous support from our fans and partners across the globe, which helped us achieve this significant milestone in such a short span of time,” said Andrew House, President and Global CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment.  “We will strive to deliver even more exciting gaming experiences to our users, further driving the momentum and accelerating the expansion of the PS4 platform and its business this fiscal year by offering an unparalleled line-up of games, bringing our virtual reality system, PlayStation VR, to market and providing ground-breaking features and network services.”

On the software front, much anticipated title, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End (SIE WWS), was released on May 10, recording remarkable global sales of over 2.7 million units in just one week.  PS4 software portfolio will continue to expand with highly anticipated games including FINAL FANTASY XV(SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD), Nioh (KOEI TECMO GAMES CO., LTD.), Ryu ga Gotoku 6 (SEGA Games Co., Ltd.), Gran Turismo SPORT, Gravity Rush 2,and The Last Guardian (SIE WWS). The independent development community will also continue to deliver a variety of innovative new titles for PS4 including DOWNWELL (Devolver Digital), Jotun (Thunder Lotus Games) and Push Me Pull You (House House Games).

The PS4 seems to have a pretty bright future ahead of it as well, with exclusives like Gravity Rush 2 and The Last Guardian set to release this year. What has been your favorite PS4 exclusive game so far? Let us know in the comments down below.

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