Sony: PS4 Was #1 in US Console Sales for December 2015 & All of 2015

January 14, 2016Written by Jason Dunning

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Making it back-to-back first place finishes, and ending 2015 on a high note, the PlayStation 4 was the #1 selling system in the United States for both December 2015 and all of 2015, according to NPD data, Sony announced today.

In their statement about the results, Sony also mentioned that it had the strongest third-party software sales in the US during 2015:

As we reflect on an amazing year, we want to thank fans and partners for making PlayStation 4 the top selling console in December and in 2015. PS4 also had the strongest third-party software sales in 2015 in the U.S., according to NPD.

The momentum and enthusiasm for the platform continued throughout the year, resulting in cumulative sales of more than 35.9 million since the launch of PS4. During the holiday season alone, more than 5.7 million PS4s and 35 million PS4 games were sold through to consumers worldwide. We look forward to another great year and bringing an extensive portfolio of games from our publisher partners and SCE Worldwide Studios to fans in 2016.

Sales were tallied from November 29, 2015 – January 2, 2016.

Looking at 2015 as a whole, the PS4 was #1 in 10 of 12 months, losing to the Xbox One only in October and April.

Stay tuned for full December 2015 and 2015 NPD results later today.