Sony has today announced that the PlayStation 4 has cumulatively sold through more than 6.0 million units globally as of March 2, 2014. This also includes the 370,000 units sold through in Japan since its launch on February 22.
PS4 software sales also remain strong with more than 13.7 million copies sold in retail stores worldwide and through digital downloads on PlayStation Store as of March 2, 2014 (JST).
Sony has said that over 30 exciting titles are available from SCE Worldwide Studios (SCE WWS) and the industry’s best software developers and publishers, including the independent development community.
In addition to all of the above, Sony has also stated that its PlayStation App has been installed more than 3.6 million times as of March 2. PlayStation App can be downloaded onto iPhones or Android OS smartphones and tablets, allowing users to purchase content over PlayStation Store and exchange messages with friends via the PlayStation Network.
Other stats mentioned include more than 100 million captured via the “SHARE” button on the Dualshock 4 and more than 3.6 million gameplay broadcasts have been streamed via Twitch and Ustream. The gameplay broadcasts generated more than 56 million spectate sessions.
“I am absolutely delighted that PS4 is off to such a great start in Japan,” said Andrew House, President and Group CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. “The responses we have received for the PS4 system’s integrated social capabilities have been phenomenal, and I couldn’t be more thrilled that gamers are utilizing these unique features to engage, share, play and connect with users around the world. SCE will continue to expand the world of PlayStation by growing its library of breakthrough games and bringing more innovative features and services only possible on PS4.”
The PS4 system is currently available in 57 countries worldwide.