5 years ago today, the PlayStation 4 hit shelves in North America. To commemorate the momentous occasion for PlayStation, Senior Vice President at PlayStation Worldwide Marketing, Eric Lempel, released a post on the official Playstation blog discussing some interesting statistics that have been gathered over the lifespan of the PlayStation 4, while also taking time to thank fans and drop an announcement about a new PlayStation 4 bundle.
Eric Lempel opens the blog post with a thank you to fans for their “continued support” of the PlayStation brand, while also listing off some staggering statistics regarding the total hardware and software units sold worldwide. These stats amounted to 86.1 million hardware units, and 777.9 million software units sold throughout the world.
Some more lighthearted things are discussed in the blog as well, such as the top 5 best selling DualShock 4 variants, and the rarest PlayStation 4 model, which was determined to be the PlayStation 4 Pro 500 Million Limited Edition.
The PS4 fifth anniversary blog post was closed off with an announcement of a new Call of Duty Black Ops 4 PS4 bundle. Retailing at $299.99, the bundle will be released on November 27th and will include a 1 terabyte standard PS4 with a DualShock 4, and a physical copy of Call of Duty Black Ops 4.